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Russian Court Grants Canadian Greenpeace Activist Bail

November 18, 2013

After more than two months of detention in Russia, sister of Arctic 30 activist Paul Ruzycki says Russian authorities were “heavy handed.”

Israel and the Palestinian Government Agree to Return to Negotiations

July 23, 2013

A unique combination of pressures pushed the two leaderships to agree to a resumption of negotiations, but the prospects of the talks remains grim

Week of Enbridge Tar Sands Actions Launch Idle No More’s Sovereignty Summer

July 1, 2013

Protesters across Canada engaged in civil disobedience in solidarity with Swamp Line 9 activists in Hamilton, Ontario; Toronto activists target Ontario courthouse

Egyptian Army Threatens Coup Against President Morsi

July 1, 2013

As millions take to the street across Egypt calling for President’s ouster, the Army threatens to take action if Morsi fails to reach agreement with protestors in 48 hours

2012 Undocubus National Tour Highlights Plight Of Undocumented Immigrants

June 24, 2013

Pt 1. In 2012, undocumented immigrants toured country on Undocubus, used civil disobedience campaign to mobilize support for just immigration reform

UN Accuses Israel of Torturing Palestinian Children

June 22, 2013

Shir Hever: Israeli forces proven to be using Palestinian children as human shields despite attempts to cover it up to protect image

Hassan Ghani Reporting for The Real News

June 16, 2013
The Political Chief of Hizb-e-Islami, one of the three main factions fighting Nato in Afghanistan, tells the Real News that his group has withdrawn from peace talks. But Dr Ghairat Baheer also warns that Afghan stakeholders must reach consensus before the US withdraws to avoid another civil war, and says the Taliban have softened their…

Why are we in Afghanistan?

June 16, 2013
The Political Chief of Hizb-e-Islami, one of the three main factions fighting Nato in Afghanistan, tells the Real News that his group has withdrawn from peace talks. But Dr Ghairat Baheer also warns that Afghan stakeholders must reach consensus before the US withdraws to avoid another civil war, and says the Taliban have softened their…

Columbus Day: Indigenous People of the Americas

June 7, 2013
“Alive They Took Them, Alive We Want Them” Mexico rally demand calls for end to forced disappearances

Latin America

June 7, 2013
“Alive They Took Them, Alive We Want Them” Mexico rally demand calls for end to forced disappearances

Netanyahu Says it’s Anti-Semitism to Accuse Israel of War Crimes or Violating Human Rights

June 6, 2013

Shir Hever: At the Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism, the Israeli military and political leadership’s attacks on critics reflects Israel’s isolation and the strength of the boycott campaign

Pakistan Cracks Down on Internet Activism

May 6, 2013
The arrest of General Pervez Musharraf in Pakistan provides new hope to the families of hundreds of Pakistanis who’ve gone missing since the ‘War on Terror’ came to Pakistan

Pakistan on the brink

May 6, 2013
The arrest of General Pervez Musharraf in Pakistan provides new hope to the families of hundreds of Pakistanis who’ve gone missing since the ‘War on Terror’ came to Pakistan