STANDING ROCK NOW: “A WAR ZONE;” GLOBAL SOLIDARITY SPREADS

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EQUIPMENT TORCHED, BARRICADES BURNED IN ND AS #NODAPL SOLIDARITY PROTESTS SPREAD

 

Solidarity actions are springing up around the country in response to the massive police raid on the “frontlines” camp in Standing Rock against the Dakota Access Pipeline. The eviction saw hundreds of militarized police attack the encampment with armored vehicles, tasers, pepper spray, concussion grenades, LRADS, and good old fashioned bone crushing batons.

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Buffalo arrive at Standing Rock during showdown with authorities.

In response warriors set up burning barricades, threw rocks, torched several large pieces of pipeline machinery and 2 security vehicles, and briefly invaded an active construction site. The Sheriff is also claiming that molotovs were thrown at police and that there were two incidents involving gunfire. At least one burning barricade was maintained through the night. While the frontlines camp has been evicted, the main encampments are still going strong and asking for supporters to join them. Continue reading “STANDING ROCK NOW: “A WAR ZONE;” GLOBAL SOLIDARITY SPREADS”

videos. France Turns Up The Heat + Police Violence and Resistance + comments


1025586768In this SUBMEDIA  report, we catch up with some of the recent developments in France, where the Nuit Debout movement is going strong, workers everywhere are going on strike, and a growing, decentralized movement is turning into a laboratory for innovative street fighting tactics. And to top it all off… Euro2016 has just started!

France Turns Up the Heat from subMedia.tv on Vimeo.


GENERAL STRIKE: DEFYING FRANCE’S STATE OF EMERGENCY.

via Ross Domoney   on SUBMEDIA..   As the worlds media attention is focused on football violence in France: yesterday (14/06/16) Paris witnessed some of it’s worst political violence in decades as protesters defied the countries state of emergency and fought battles with heavily millitarized police units. Unions called for a general strike over the governments plans to change labour laws, making it easier for bosses to fire workers. The government refuses to back down as resistance grows across the country with unions calling for more strikes.

General Strike: defying France’s state of emergency. from Ross Domoney on Vimeo. Continue reading “videos. France Turns Up The Heat + Police Violence and Resistance + comments”