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Brutal Crackdown on Hangzhou Waste Incinerator Protest Leaves 3 Dead, Sparks Riot

BnSLJE7CcAAZOqf 12th May 2014 At least three people are reported dead with dozens more injured, hospitalized and arrested after hundreds of police began a brutal repre

Mass Trial of Indigenous Leaders Set to Begin this Week in Peru

"Photos from Bagua" by Ben Powless 12th May 2014 A massive trial involving 53 Indigenous leaders and activists is set to begin this week, reviving the tragic events that took place four years ago in the Amazonas Region

Colombian Poor Occupy Lands Slated for Military Base

wYdfu2J12th May 2014 FORTUL, COLOMBIA–Holding down an occupation for five months isn’t easy. Doing so in Colombia, even less so.

Protesters in East China Clash with Police Over Waste Incinerator Plan

Photo: Caixin10th May 2014  Protesters in eastern China clashed with police at a rally against plans to build a huge waste incinerator that residents fear will be harmful to their health and add to pollution.

Tibetan Jumps to His Death to Protest Chinese Mine

9th May 2014 A young Tibetan stabbed himself and jumped to his death from the roof of a building in Tibet’s Chamdo prefecture on Wednesday after authorities tried to halt his protest against a Chinese mine being built in the area,

In Russia, Home-Grown Environmental Activism on the Rise

604-4 8th May 2014 Nina Popravko, one of the few professional environmental lawyers in Russia, is defending in court a group of a dozen activists in the small town of Kozmodemiansk, in the Mari El Republic on the

Karadere beach Bulgaria

Karadere beach is one of the last stretches of the Bulgarian Black Sea coast not yet covered in concrete, and free camping is still permitted there. A plan to develop the beach into a "holiday village" has been on the cards for several years and recently, developers began cutting trees, prompting thousands to protest in the streets in Sofia and Varna.

Support the SOCPA 7

22nd April Over recent years there have been many attempts to stop UK activists protesting against Europe’s largest animal testing laboratory; Huntingdon Life Sciences. Activists have been arrested, raided, imprisoned and banned from taking part in the campaign.

Hunt Saboteurs and Sea Shepherd force Gardenstown seal cull to be abandoned

April 22 2014 A major wild salmon producer has said it is giving up the culling of seals after protests at a harbour in the north east of Scotland.

The Montrose-based Scottish Wild Salmon Company claimed it had been confronted by activists at Gardenstown harbour.

Violent Seal Killers Threaten Sea Shepherd UK Crew

SS April 21 2014 As predicted by Sea Shepherd on Good Friday, the killing team of the Scottish Wild Salmon Company escalated tensions in the Scottish seal killing grounds with an unprecedented attack on a member of Sea Shepherd U

Japan’s Northwest Pacific Whale Killing Program Could Start Later This Month

Photo by Erwin Vermeulen April 18 2014 On March 31st, a ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) served a devastating blow to Japan’s whaling industry.