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  • Climate Activists Arrested for Disrupting Colorado Governor’s Speech

    January 14, 2020
    Denver, CO – On Thursday, 33 people were arrested at Colorado Governor Jared Polis’ State of the State address at the Colorado statehouse. Most of the arrestees were part of a coordinated non-violent direct action (NVDA) organized by the Denver chapter of Extinction Rebellion, although…...
  • Killed by Police: Minnesota Man Remembered Five Years Later

    January 14, 2020
    St. Paul, MN – Five years ago, St. Paul police officers shot and killed 24-year-old Marcus Golden in a parking lot. Though Marcus’ mother was a Reserve officer with the St. Paul Police Department (SPPD) for over two decades, the Golden family has received neither…...
  • Earthquakes Rock Puerto Rico/Boriquén, The ‘World’s Oldest Colony’

    January 10, 2020
    Guánica, Puerto Rico – Federal disaster relief aid was requested by Puerto Rico and granted on January 7 in the wake of the area’s 6.4 magnitude earthquake, which had caused most of the main island to endure a power outage. Over two hundred quakes greater…...
  • Immigrant Rights Advocates Rally in Response to Rotten Food Given to Detainees

    January 6, 2020
    Aurora, CO – Two days into the New Year, Jeanette Vizguerra received a distraught phone call from Dennis Hernández who is a detainee inside the GEO Group’s ICE detention facility in Aurora. Hernández told Vizguerra that he among other detainees had received rotten food two…...
  • Reclaiming Space in South Africa: I.D Green Camp Gallery

    January 6, 2020
    Durban, South Africa – As polar ice caps melt and forests burn there is much uncertainty about what the future holds for the human race. One organization’s response has been to launch a unique experiment unlike any other. In 2012 a man named Xolani Hlongwa…...
  • Icebreaker Pt 10 – Leaked ICE Agent Private Bill and Commercial Trade Fraud Investigation Handbooks

    January 4, 2020
    United States – Unicorn Riot obtained hundreds of pages of leaked ICE agent manuals. ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has a broad jurisdiction that includes both immigration and customs-related law enforcement. Two areas that HSI works in are “private bill” and “commercial trade fraud” investigations.…...
  • Judge Rules Denver’s Camping Ban Unconstitutional, Dismisses Jerry Burton’s Ban Ticket

    January 3, 2020
    Denver, CO – Jerry Burton has been living on and off the streets since around 1983 when he left the Marine Corps. During his periods of surviving outside in Denver, he has received three tickets for violating the Unauthorized Camping Ordinance, also known as the…...
  • Support Builds for Grand Jury Resistors in D.C. Metro Area

    January 2, 2020
    Alexandria, VA – On New Year’s Eve, supporters held a noise demonstration for imprisoned grand jury resistors Chelsea Manning and Jeremy Hammond, contributing to a swell of support that has grown for the past several weeks. The rally follows efforts to petition the judge overseeing…...
  • Icebreaker Pt 9 – Leaked Interrogation and Arrest ICE Manuals

    January 1, 2020
    United States – Unicorn Riot obtained confidential Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent policy manuals. Icebreaker part 9 covers several handbooks: arrest procedures, interviewing techniques, live and photographic lineups, and psychophysiological detection of deception (also known as polygraphs). These relatively brief manuals provide key details about…...
  • Ingrid Encalada Latorre Pardoned After 2+ Years Claiming Sanctuary

    December 28, 2019
    Boulder, CO – Colorado Governor Jared Polis, on Monday, pardoned undocumented mother Ingrid Encalada Latorre, among others. Encalada Latorre has been claiming sanctuary at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder for more than two years, and in September she gave birth to her third child…...