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  • Chile: 50+ Arrested in March for Free Education

    June 23, 2017
    SANTIAGO, CHILE – The Chilean student movement’s latest national mobilization brought thousands of students to the streets of the capitol Santiago on Wednesday. At least 50 students were reported to have been arrested. This video report from Santiago was contributed to Unicorn Riot. Protests blocked…...
  • Fighting Youth Incarceration in Minnesota & Creating Alternatives

    June 6, 2017
    Twin Cities, MN – New issues revolving around out-of-home placements for youth have recently been brought up through protests and direct actions in the Twin Cities metro area. The effects of youth ‘prisons’, the school-to-prison pipeline, and the disparities of youth of color being targeted…...
  • Chile: Fifty-One Arrested During May 1st Protest for Labor and Immigration Rights

    May 4, 2017
    Santiago, Chile – Two marches marked the first of May in Chile’s capital Monday. A permitted march was organized by Chile’s national association of labor unions, la CUT, while an unpermitted “classist and combative” march was organized by independent unions as well as communist, socialist…...
  • U.S. District Court of CO Certifies One of the Largest Houseless Class-Actions in U.S. History

    April 29, 2017
    Denver, CO – On Thursday, April 27, 2017, the United States District Court of Colorado, Judge William J. Martinez, certified class-action status for the lawsuit filed on August 25, 2016 on behalf of unhoused residents in Denver whose rights have been repeatedly violated during the…...
  • North Dakota Sheriff Advising South Dakota and Nebraska on Keystone XL

    April 16, 2017
    Omaha, NE – The Omaha World-Herald is reporting that Kyle Kirchmeier, the sheriff of Morton County, North Dakota, is providing consultation services to law enforcement in areas where the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline (KXL) is expected to be built. Kirchmeier is known for commanding…...
  • Chile: 68 Arrested During Protest for Free Public Education

    April 13, 2017
    Santiago,  Chile – 68 protesters, including 33 minors, were arrested in Santiago during the Chilean student movement’s first national march of the new school year, on April 11th, 2017. Contributed By Jtree     Police special forces units used large quantities of CS gas. Water…...
  • 214 Indicted on Felony Riot Charges for Protesting Trump Inauguration

    March 15, 2017
    Washington, D.C. – Dozens of protesters appeared in District of Columbia Superior Court on Tuesday, March 14, to face charges stemming from a mass arrest conducted by police during demonstrations on the streets of D.C. against the inauguration of Donald Trump as president on January…...
  • Crisis: Borderlands

    March 14, 2017
    In late February, Unicorn Riot dispatched a small media team intent on learning more about the ongoing border crisis to the desert borderlands of Arizona in the southwest United States. While there, we learned how the new Trump regime’s policies were impacting the local community. …...
  • Minneapolis ‘Resisting the Muslim Ban’ Community Meeting Draws Hundreds

    January 30, 2017
    Minneapolis, MN – On January 29th, hundreds of Minneapolis residents came together at Brian Coyle Community Center in the Cedar Riverside Neighborhood of Minneapolis. One of the speakers at the night’s event would refer to Brian Coyle as “the heart and home of the Minneapolis…...
  • “No Peaceful Transition” for Trump as Thousands #DisruptJ20 in Washington, D.C. on Inauguration Day

    January 27, 2017
    UPDATE: Charges were dropped on Monday January 30 for 4 of the 6 journalists who were arrested covering the anti-capitalist anti-fascist black bloc on Inauguration Day, including Alexander Rubinstein with RT America who was livestreaming during the action and Evan A. Engel from Vocativ. From…...