Thousands March in Center City Against Fossil Fuels
Thousands marched from City Hall to Independence Mall today to call for a “clean energy revolution” — protesting fossil fuel extraction methods like fracking, pipeline projects like Mariner East and the use of nuclear power. It was the first major ...
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Confessions of a killer policeman
Five days later, a group of Manipuri imas (mothers), staged a singular protest. At the gate of the Kangla Fort, the ... (The faces and skin-tones of indigenous peoples here more closely resemble those of south-east Asians.) It became politically ...
Greenpeace ship, actor Emma Thompson, heading to Nunavut
Greenpeace, at the request of several people in the community, will also offer workshops in peaceful protest in partnership with the Indigenous Peoples Power Project or IP3, part of the Ruckus Society's roster of protest training options. Khan said ...
It's time for development banks to start listening
A new law in Spain limited the right to gather or protest near legislative buildings. Civil society organizations in Cambodia were required to register with the government. For a time ... The adoption by the World Bank's International Finance ...
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Civil society under attack in Latin America
The police used violence to break up protests by miners who wanted the government to address developmental problems in their region. Many CSOs resorted to self-censorship as a coping mechanism in ... Violent attacks and the murder of journalists ...