protests

  • Actions Continue Against Bayou Bridge Pipeline in Louisiana

    August 1, 2018
    St. James Parish, Louisiana – Protests and blockades continue as construction of Energy Transfer Partners’ Bayou Bridge Pipeline nears completion. The pipeline project connects to the tail end of Energy Transfer’s Dakota Access Pipeline, which saw one of the biggest indigenous gatherings in history to…...
  • 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…...
  • Chile: One Hundred and Five Arrested in Protests for Free Education

    May 10, 2017
    Santiago, Chile – Protests spanned the length of Chile on Tuesday, May 10, as the Chilean student movement took to the streets for their second national day of action this year. In a press release, the national student union, Confech, said that over a quarter…...
  • 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…...
  • “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…...
  • Water Protectors’ Prayer Walk Ends up with 127 Arrests, Including Unicorn Riot Journalist

    October 22, 2016
    Morton County, ND – Early on Saturday, October 22nd, water protectors from the camps near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation blockaded roads by locking themselves to cars and set out on foot to confront construction that threatens to destroy more sacred burial sites. [Updated as…...
  • Four Directions March Celebrates Denver’s Passage of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

    October 21, 2016
    Denver, CO – On Monday, October 3rd, 2016, the city of Denver permanently designated the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which is celebrated federally, and on a state level in Colorado, as Columbus Day. This decision came five days before the annual…...
  • Water Protectors Blockade Highway in Bismarck, Some Charges Dropped

    October 18, 2016
    Bismarck-Mandan, ND – Around noon on Monday, a group of over 100 water protectors from the pipeline resistance encampments converged to blockade the Memorial Bridge, a piece of highway connecting the cities of Bismarck and Mandan. Happening now: water protectors block highway bridge between Bismarck…...
  • Four Unicorn Riot Journalists Face Charges For Covering #NoDAPL

    October 17, 2016
    Since April 1st, 2016, Unicorn Riot has been covering the Sacred Stone Spirit Camp, and the subsequent #NoDAPL movement, to stop construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) underneath both the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. Over three hundred tribes have come together to say no…...
  • 6 Arrested in Iowa #NoDAPL Action, Including Unicorn Riot Journalist

    October 7, 2016
    Sandusky, IA – Six people, including a Unicorn Riot journalist, were arrested during a direct action that halted construction crews for hours from boring underneath the Mississippi River to lay the Dakota Access Pipeline.   Mississippi Stand – Lee County, IA October 7th, 2016 from…...