🦄 Direct Action, Police
Forest Defenders

Police Raid Atlanta Forest Occupation

Atlanta, GA – On Tuesday, May 17, law enforcement from several jurisdictions, including SWAT teams armed with rifles, conducted a raid on the burgeoning autonomous zone within the Atlanta Forest, arresting eight people and destroying six treehouses and other protest infrastructure.

After the raid, officers…

🦄 Direct Action, Eco, Global

Climate Activists Disrupt German Coal Mine Expansion

Lützerath, Germany – A mass demonstration led by a diverse coalition of climate activist groups on October 31 was the largest yet in Lützerath, a small village in the German Rhineland occupied by activists since last year. The march of about 5,000 people was the…

🦄 Direct Action, Eco

Bipod and Car Blockade Jam Up Line 3 Construction

Savanna State Forest, MN – Before sunrise on Wednesday, February 24, three water protectors locked down to blockades on Loon Road. Loon Road is a main Line 3 pipeline construction access corridor connected to more than 12 active work sites.

A water protector named Rose…

🦄 Direct Action, Eco

Opposition to Line 3 Mounts

Saint Paul, MN – Around 600 people gathered in St. Paul, Minnesota, on January 29, calling on President Biden to revoke permits for the Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline project. The protest billed as ‘Protect the Water, Revoke the Permits‘ started at Kellogg Park…