¡Soren Ambrose Presente!

2005 GJEP Board meeting in Vermont. Soren is third from left, to his right is his wife Njoki Njehu. Also pictured, from left to right, Anne Petermann, Ann Lipsitt, Karen Pickett, Lesley Adams and Orin Langelle. Photo: Orin… Read More

Mike Africa Reacts to Apology by Philadelphia for Bombing of MOVE House in 1985

The City of Philadelphia officially apologized on 12 November 2020 for the 1985 bombing of a MOVE home that killed five children and six adults.   On 13 May 1985, the City of Philadelphia infamously dropped an incendiary bomb via… Read More

Earth Watch: Rachel Smolker On The International Day Of Action On Forest Biomass

Rachel Smolker is co-director of Biofuelwatch where she works to raise awareness of the impacts of large scale bioenergy on climate, the environment and human rights.  Her work has spanned from local grassroots organizing to participation in the… Read More

Zapatista Kidnapped, Tortured by Government-Protected Paramilitaries

Zapatista in La Realidad, Chiapas Mexico, headquarters of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation. Photolangelle.org (1996) Note: GJEP’s co-founders Orin Langelle and Anne Petermann have supported the uprising of Indigenous Peoples in the Southeastern state of Chiapas, Mexico… Read More

Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom

After the popular uprising began in October the following two Indigenous Mapuche communities, Liempi Colipi and Quilape López, began an re-occupation of their territorial land in southern Chile.  Photolangelle.org https://photolangelle.org/2020/08/8375/ (2019) Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom “This… Read More

Video: Chile’s blinded protesters seek justice after Covid lockdown

10 December 2019 (Santiago) – On the international day of human rights, protesters in Chile held a march commemorating the then 350+ eyes lost to the violence of the Carabineros during the days of the Chile uprising. When… Read More

International Day of Rural Women

Woman with the Organization of Rural Women Workers protests Monsanto’s GMO seeds during a march in Curitiba, Brazil.  Photo: Petermann (2006) Note: For decades, rural women around the world have been on the front lines of the battles… Read More

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Remembering the Mohawk Uprising in Oka

The Biscuit (1990) Woman with monkey wrench atop buried Chevrolet Biscayne, nicknamed “The Biscuit,” in a car blockade of the Fairview timber sale in the Shawnee. The car blocked the entrance to the Shawnee National Forest during the… Read More

Earth Minute: Monoculture Tree Plantations

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Monoculture Tree Plantations September 21st marked the 16th International Day Against Monoculture Tree Plantations, a day to celebrate resistance and demand development agencies stop promoting expansion of large-scale tree plantations…. Read More