Venezuela Denounces US Seizure of Embassy as Violation of Vienna Convention

Venezuela Denounces US Seizure of Embassy as Violation of Vienna Convention By Jessica Corbett (CD) — Venezuelan Deputy Foreign Minister Carlos Ron on Thursday urged the Trump administration not to hand over the country’s embassy in Washington, D.C. to leaders of an attempted coup after U.S. law enforcement forcibly removed peace activists who have lived there for since last month as guests of President Nicolás Maduro’s government. “We denounce these arrests, as the people inside were there with our permission, and we consider it a violation of the Vienna Conventions,” Ron said in statement. Four…

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Ugandan Regulators Order 13 Media Outlets to Suspend Staff Over Coverage of Opposition Figure

Ugandan Regulators Order 13 Media Outlets to Suspend Staff Over Coverage of Opposition Figure By James Propa The Ugandan Communications Commission (UCC) has directed 13 media houses to suspend 39 employees including producers, heads of news and heads of programming. The media outlets affected by the directive include six TV stations and seven radio stations. This directive comes following the arrest of parliamentarian and pop music icon Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, on April 29. Public protests mounted after the MP was arrested as he made his way to…

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Colombian Activists Deliver Letter About Killings of Social Leaders to the ICC

Colombian Activists Deliver Letter About Killings of Social Leaders to the ICC By Laura Vidal On April 5, a group of around 20 Colombian activist collectives delivered a formal request to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for it open a criminal investigation about the mass killings of social leaders in their country. The collectives and their supporters delivered the letter in person at The Hague after marching for over a week from Paris, while stopping in different cities in France and Belgium along the way where they’ve staged rallies and performances.…

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WikiLeaks Julian Assange Emergency Unity4J Vigil For Rumors Of Expulsion

WikiLeaks Julian Assange Emergency Unity4J Vigil For Rumors Of Expulsion By Aaron Kesel ActivateNow – WikiLeaks has reported on Twitter that an inside source told them that its founder and former editor in chief, Julian Assange is set to be expelled from the Ecuadorian embassy in London within “hours to days.” As a result, Unity4J is holding an Emergency weekend vigil for Julian Assange with all types of guests from whistleblowers to journalists to comedians. “A high-level source within the Ecuadorian state has told WikiLeaks that Julian Assange will be…

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American Chestnut Foundation Board Members Resign Over GE Chestnut

American Chestnut Foundation Board Members Resign Over GE Chestnut Graft of an American-Chinese Chestnut hybrid.  Photolangelle.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       … Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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What Good Cops Look Like: Sheriff and All Deputies Quit to Protest “Unconstitutional” Jail Conditions

What Good Cops Look Like: Sheriff and All Deputies Quit to Protest “Unconstitutional” Jail Conditions By Matt Agorist Nowata County, OK — A sheriff in Oklahoma, along with nearly all of her staff have recently resigned from their posts to protest dangerous and unconstitutional conditions within the jail. During a press conference last week, Sheriff Terry Sue Barnett read her letter of resignation and then let out a bombshell admission that a judge “tried to bribe” her to stay on and lie. Barnett did something many other “good cops” are…

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South Africans Threatening to Camp Until Cell Tower Was Removed Led to Its Removal from School Property

South Africans Threatening to Camp Until Cell Tower Was Removed Led to Its Removal from School Property By B.N. Frank There seems to be no shortage of people in the U.S. and around the world protesting cell towers on school property.  It’s hard to blame them considering there is still no “safe” level of wireless radiation exposure that has been scientifically determined for children or pregnant women. Hats off to these South Africans who were willing to take off work and camp out overnight in bad weather to protect their…

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EU’s Parliament Signs Off on Disastrous Internet Law: What Happens Next?

EU’s Parliament Signs Off on Disastrous Internet Law: What Happens Next? By Danny O’Brien In a stunning rejection of the will of five million online petitioners, and over 100,000 protesters this weekend, the European Parliament has abandoned common-sense and the advice of academics, technologists, and UN human rights experts, and approved the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive in its entirety. There’s now little that can stop these provisions from becoming the law of the land across Europe. It’s theoretically possible that the final text will fail to gain…

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Orin Langelle WDBX Interview on Photojournalism and Activism

Orin Langelle WDBX Interview on Photojournalism and Activism GJEP co-Founder Orin Langelle was interviewed on the “Greenhouse Rebellion” program on WDBX community radio prior to a public presentation of his photo collection “Portraits of Struggle” at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale on 19 March 2019. A protester… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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French Military Authorized to Use Deadly Force on Yellow Vests

French Military Authorized to Use Deadly Force on Yellow Vests By Tyler Durden (ZH) — French soldiers embedded with Paris police will be allowed to ‘open fire’ if lives are threatened by Yellow Vest rioters this weekend, reports the Daily Mail, citing the military governor of Paris. “They are perfectly capable of appreciating the nature of the threat and answering it in a proportionate manner,” said General Bruno Leray in a Friday interview with Franceinfo Radio. “If their life or that of the people they defend is threatened, they can go up…

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