In the summer of 2013, the Mi’kmaq in New Brunswick began a campaign against fracking in their territories. Through protests, blockades, and sabotage, they managed to kick SWN Resources out of their territories and inspire indigenous people across the country.
The Jacques Cartier Bridge – a vital transportation corridor in so-called “Montreal” – is shut down in response to the RCMP’s attack on the Wet’suwet’en.
After the brutal raid by Canadian federal cops on Wet’suwet’en land defenders, stopping a fracked gas pipeline, solidarity actions are under way in over 60 cities around the world.
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Indigenous community resisting pipelines in Canada faces forcible removal by federal police
This week on TFN we give you a peek into what could become Klanada’s Standing Rock and bring you updates from political prisoners in the United Snakes and Greece.
In late 1993, Riverside County Police arrested, charged and convicted Orlando “Elkbone” Watley for crimes he did not commit. Arrested at 19 and incarcerated for 24 years, Orlando has maintained his innocence and must be exonerated. We are calling on you to support Elkbone’s fight for freedom. For more info visit: freeorlandowatley.org
Loading the player… Thousands of people are taking action after “Canada’s” criminal justice system acquitted two men of second degree murder charges in the separate cases of two Indigenous youth – Colten Bushie and Tina Fontaine. This has so far included the establishment of Soaring Eagle camps in Winnipeg/Treaty 1 territory and Calgary/Treaty 7 Territory.… Read more »
People all across Canada ahosted vigils and demos in solidarity with the Boushie family, and to demand justice for Colten.