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  • Ex-Marine Linked to Minneapolis Mass Shooting Shared War Gore and Murder Fantasies After Trial

    April 26, 2019
    Minneapolis, MN – An armed far-right attack on protesters in North Minneapolis in November 2015 started a new chapter in America’s long history of white supremacist violence. Allen Scarsella, an “alt-right” neo-Nazi indoctrinated on 4chan, shot five unarmed Black men at a protest against the…...
  • Greece’s First Housing Squat for Refugees & Migrants, Notara 26

    May 8, 2018
    Athens, Greece – Notara 26, a refugee and migrant housing squat in Athens, has housed over 7,000 refugees and migrants since its inception in September 2015. Unicorn Riot visited and toured Notara 26, the self-organized squat in the Exarcheia neighborhood of Athens, Greece. During our…...
  • Kobane Rebuilds as ISIL Control Diminishes in Syria

    December 27, 2017
    Democratic Federation of Northern Syria – Communities across northern Syria have begun to rebuild following the cessation of six years’ worth of conflict that transformed once-thriving areas into bombed-out ghost cities. Battles between hardened fighters from the Islamic State of the Levant (ISIL) continue around…...
  • Greece: The House of Women for Empowerment and Emancipation

    November 6, 2017
    Athens, Greece – During another year of intense migration crisis in Greece, a self-organized, feminist, anti-fascist, and anti-racist initiative called The House of Women for Empowerment and Emancipation is building networks of mutual aid for detained refugees and migrants. The House of Women organizes itself…...
  • As Course of War Turns, Turkey Challenges Democratic Federation of Northern Syria (Rojava)

    October 30, 2017
    Democratic Federation of Northern Syria (Rojava Cantons) – A Unicorn Riot contributor reports from Syria the quiet aftermath scene of an April 2017 attack by Turkish armed forces on a media center and military base operated by the YPG (People’s Protection Units, KU: Yekîneyên Parastina…...
  • Sheriffs’ Association Secretly Waged “Information War” on #NoDAPL Movement

    July 24, 2017
    Morton County, ND – A new investigation by DeSmog and Muckrock reveals the behind-the-scenes role played by the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) in crafting narratives for law enforcement tasked with protecting the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) from resistance by indigenous peoples and their allies. Emails…...
  • Crowds of Attorneys and Protesters Converge at Airports Across U.S. to Oppose #MuslimBan

    February 3, 2017
    Update 3/9/17 4:00pm MST: On Monday, March 6th, 2017, the Trump administration issued their new version of the “Muslim Ban”–“Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States.” Here are the key parts of the new ban: Iraq was removed from…...