Peaceful Protest

Thousands of climate activists marched Saturday through the streets of Richmond, California to the gates of the Chevron refinery, as part of a protest against the oil giant and other fossil fuel companies. Read more...
Called "Tencere Tava Havasi," in English, "The Sound of Pots and Pans," this is a protest song from Turkey. Read more...
This Saturday, June 8th, Occupy Solidarity with #OccupyGeziNYC. Join us in Liberty Plaza to gather in common cause with the Taksim Square movement and the people of Turkey. Read more...
Watch: Activists stage climate change protest on board MV Meister, carrying export coal from Abbot Point in Queensland. Read more...
The global Occupy movement is undergoing a period of sustained tactical innovation. In the U.S. occupiers are experimenting with new techniques of nonviolent protest inspired by the Black Bloc. In Quebec, we are testing whether a sustained Read more...

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In yet another victory for the Occupy movement, all charges were dismissed against 20 Occupy Albany protesters who were arrested on May Day after the District Attorney notified the court that he would not prosecute peaceful Read more...
Police teargas Oakland protesters at May Day general strike Around 400 protesters have been confronted by police who used tear gas, causing hundreds to scatter on May 1. Some activists blocked streets throughout the day and vandalized Read more...
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! speaks with Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan, and Meghan Maurus, McMillan's attorney and mass defense coordinator at the New York City chapter of the National Lawyers Guild. Read more...
Francis Grenier, a student at Cégep de Saint-Jérôme, suffered a serious eye injury when shrapnel became lodged in his eye from flash-bang grenades fired by police at students during a protest over tuition fee hikes. As many as 1,000 Read more...
This is Bob McDonnell's Virginia: The Virginia state capitol was the scene of an enormous women's rights protest. A peaceful protest, with young, old, and everything in between, men and women alike. The overreaction by the police was appalling and shows the extent to which the Republican party is willing to use police power to suppress peaceful dissent. Read more...