Get Off Our Territory: Wet’suwet’en Land Defenders Condemn Canadian Police Raid on Pipeline Protest

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Members of the Haida Nation performing last week after they brought medicines, food and supplies to the Wet’suwet’en land defenders in British Columbia. This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman with Juan González as we end today’s show with an …
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Dramatic Video Shows Militarized Canadian Police Raid Wet’suwet’en Land Defenders & Journalists

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Wet’suwet’en land defender Sleydo, also known as Molly Wickham, was released from jail Tuesday evening after being arrested Friday during a violent raid by Canadian federal police on one of the camps set up to keep Coastal GasLink out of …
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Canadian Police Raid Wet’suwet’en Pipeline Blockade, Arrest 15 Land Defenders

Wielding assault rifles, helicopters, and canine units, Canadian police raided Wet’suwet’en territory this week and arrested 14 people in effort to break up the Indigenous-led blockade of the multibillion dollar Coastal GasLink pipeline being constructed by TC Energy. The occupation started in September and halted the company’s efforts to build a key portion of the …
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Hundreds of us trespassed on land this weekend. We won’t stop until we reclaim our right to roam.

Support us and go ad-free “How many of you knew that this place existed?” a man called Dave Bangs says to a 300-strong crowd. I look around and see two hands up. Most people here are locals, but have never been to this beautiful little haven of nature, just a couple of miles from Brighton …
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We all belong to the land. Now it’s time to reclaim it.

Support us and go ad-free We have the right to roam over just 8% of England’s land. A massive 92% of the country is off limits, fenced off with barbed wire and ‘keep out’ signs. In a country with such massive social inequality, land means wealth and power. It’s a means of control. Without land, …
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"Mass Supervision": How Restrictive Probation & Parole Systems Land People Behind Bars for Decades

In Pennsylvania, more than half of incarcerated people are jailed due to probation violations. We speak with formerly incarcerated activist LaTonya Myers, who says probation and parole, rather than being a stepping stone to freedom, act as a “streamline to mass incarceration,” with punitive rules landing people back behind bars for minor violations. Myers helps …
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The Pandemic Pipeline: Land & Water Defenders Continue Resistance to Enbridge Line 3 in Minnesota

Indigenous and environmental activists have been holding daily protests against the construction of the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline, which would carry tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada, to a terminal in Superior, Wisconsin, cutting through Indigenous territory and running under more than 200 streams. Winona LaDuke, director of the group Honor the Earth, says the …
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Palestinian Official Hanan Ashrawi: Trump’s Morocco-Israel Deal Legitimizes Land Theft & Occupation

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Morocco and Israel have agreed to establish diplomatic relations as part of a U.S.-brokered deal. Morocco is the fourth Arab nation to establish ties with Israel since August. As part of the deal, the United States agreed to become the …
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Israel is reportedly about to seize more West Bank land for settlement expansion

Israel has notified Palestine landowners of plans to seize more West Bank land in an illegal settlement expansion, according to the Wafa news agency. Ghassan Daghlas, monitor of colonial settlements in the northern West Bank, told the agency that Israeli forces will take land from villagers in Burin, Madama, and Asira al-Qibliya, near Nablus. Daghlas …
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The UK’s most gruesome sport is taking place on National Trust land

Content warning: this article contains graphic descriptions of animal abuse that some readers may find upsetting. The National Trust is appearing a lot in the news, most recently for its conservation efforts in reintroducing beavers to Exmoor, and also for suspending the trail hunting of foxes on its land. These are seemingly positive actions from …
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