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  • ZAD Battles Thousands of Police During Attempted Eviction of Autonomous Zone in France

    April 9, 2018
    Notre-Dame-des-Landes (NDDL), France – The ZAD, or the autonomous “Zone to Defend”, is currently under siege by 2,500 riot police with armored vehicles and demolition machines. The militarized force of ‘gendarmes’ (national police who answer to liberal president Francois Macron) began their eviction operation on …...
  • Three Arrested in Action to Stop Buffalo Slaughter in Yellowstone

    March 8, 2018
    Yellowstone National Park, WY – On March 6, two members of the group Wild Buffalo Defense locked down to Stephens Creek Capture Facility in a direct action to stop the slaughter of bison in Yellowstone National Park. After being arrested, they were charged with federal…...
  • Boston Rocked By Coastal Flooding Twice In One Season

    March 2, 2018
    Boston, MA – On Friday, March 2nd, neighborhoods around Boston and along the shores of Massachusetts experienced another ‘bombogenesis’ winter storm with unprecedented levels of coastal flooding. Unicorn Riot saw some flooding in Boston’s low-lying Seaport District, which has no major ocean surge mitigation structures.…...
  • Building Autonomy Through Ecology in Rojava

    February 28, 2018
    Rojava – After almost seven years since the war in Syria began, battles between Kurdish-led democratic forces (SDF/YPG/YPJ) and Daesh (IS) have left the Islamic State nearly defeated throughout the region. When Rojava was liberated from direct Syrian government control in summer 2012, this set…...
  • Hundreds March to Raise Awareness of Murdered Missing Indigenous Women

    February 15, 2018
    Minneapolis, MN – Hundreds marched for the 2018 Murdered Missing Indigenous Women’s march. The march, led by women singing the Women’s Warrior song, marked the fourth Valentine’s Day in a row that people have taken the streets clad in red hoping that people include the…...
  • Judge Accepts Red Fawn Fallis Plea Agreement

    January 22, 2018
    Mandan, ND – On January 22nd, 2018, Red Fawn Fallis’s plea agreement was accepted by North Dakota Chief Judge Hovland. The agreement, made between her defense team and federal prosecutors, dropped the most serious charge of “discharge of a firearm in relation to a felony…...
  • Minnesota Public Utilities Commission Requests Line 3 Schedule Change

    January 10, 2018
    St. Paul, MN – On January 9th, 2018, after a three hour meeting about Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline approval process schedule, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) rejected an administrative law judge’s recommendation to require an adequate EIS before initial briefings and requested “that the…...
  • Pennsylvania Halts Construction of Mariner East 2 Pipeline

    January 10, 2018
    Harrisburg, PA – On January 3, Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued an Administrative Order halting all construction of the Mariner East 2 Pipeline. The natural gas liquids pipeline is being constructed by Sunoco Logistics, who in 2017 completed their corporate merger with Energy…...
  • Defend Dinetah, a Festival to Raise Awareness of Fracking on the Navajo Nation

    January 3, 2018
    Red Valley, AZ – On October 13, 2017, Unicorn Riot attended an event called “Defend Dinetah” held in the Red Valley Chapter of the Navajo Nation. We spoke with Christian J. Johnson and Bobby Leonard Mason, who helped organize what Bobby called “a small festival”…...
  • Rally Against Line 3 Minnesota Pipe Yards

    December 11, 2017
    Cloquet, MN – Unicorn Riot was live from a rally in below freezing temperatures against Enbridge’s Line 3 pipe yards in northern Minnesota on Monday, December 11, which local indigenous-led resistance is claiming are illegal. Rally Against Line 3 Minnesota Pipe Yards from Unicorn Riot…...