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Saudi Arabia Seeking Death Penalty For Five Human Rights Activists

Among the detainees is Israa al-Ghomgham, whom Saudi activists said was the first woman to face the death penalty for rights-related work possibly. Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against five human rights activists from the kingdom’s Eastern Province currently on trial in a secretive terrorism court, groups including Human Rights Watch Read More…

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Congress, Big Oil Collude To Charge Anti-Pipeline Activists As Domestic Terrorists

It appears that many members of Congress are more concerned with expanding the definition of domestic terrorism to include dissenting voices to powerful industries than they are with cracking down on actual incidences of domestic terror that claim innocent American lives. In late October, over 80 members of the U.S. House of Representatives signed a letter urging U.S. Read More…

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Activists Warned Officials About Oroville Dam 12 Years Ago — but Nobody Listened

Officials were warned twelve years in advance about potential safety hazards at the Oroville Dam in Butte County, California, which now faces the risk of flooding nearby residential areas as a result of a broken spillway and increased rainfall. Local outlet Mercury News reports: “Three environmental groups — the Friends of the River, the Sierra Read More…

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Revealed: The Orwellian Tools Used By Law Enforcement To Spy On Activists Via Social Media

Last week, the California ACLU released an alarming report about California law enforcement agencies’ covert use of social media surveillance software. The report compiles records requested of 63 police departments, sheriffs, and district attorneys across the state. The ACLU found over 40% are using the software without any transparency or public disclosure. They also reported law Read More…

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Activists Expose Monsanto’s Senate Lackeys Minutes Before DARK Act Vote

Actions highlight how senators who took money from Big Ag companies like Monsanto, are voting against majority public opinion on GMO labeling. Just before a controversial genetically modified (GM or GMO) labeling bill came up for a cloture vote in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, food and consumer advocates dropped over $2,000 on the chamber floor Read More…

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Activists Under Fire — 185 Murders Last Year Alone

Environmental activists, in particular, those attempting to halt illegal logging for Big Beef, are being killed in alarming numbers, with 185 killings in 2015 — averaging three per week — a 60 percent increase over the previous year. Last year, a new report titled “On Dangerous Ground,” from London-based advocacy group, Global Witness, states, “was the Read More…