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
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. More actions are… Read more »
People all across Canada ahosted vigils and demos in solidarity with the Boushie family, and to demand justice for Colten.
Mi’kmaqs have been blocking a fracked gas storage project by Alton Gas that would pollute the Shubenacadie river.
Two-spirited indigenous water-protectors shut down the Kinder Morgan drilling site.
Black Snake Killaz: a #NoDAPL story is one of the many stories that has emerged from the #NoDAPL movement.
Mapuches in “Argentina” fight for their self-determination and against heavy handed state repression
The Zapotec people of Tilzapote are fighting developers who are trying to kick them off their lands.