RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Activism

A collection of news and information related to Activism published by this site and its partners.

Top Activism Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • U.S. 'troubled' by jailing of Saudi human rights activist

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Monday it was troubled by Saudi Arabia's sentencing prominent human rights lawyer Walid abu al-Khair to 15 years in prison on charges that included seeking to undermine the state and insulting the...
  • Abortion buffer zone laws begin falling after Supreme Court ruling

    Abortion buffer zone laws begin falling after Supreme Court ruling
    Less than two weeks after a Supreme Court ruling struck down a Massachusetts law requiring protesters to stay outside a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, cities around the country are moving to repeal similar laws or are not enforcing the...
  • Greenpeace activists block Chevron shale site in Romania

    PUNGESTI Romania (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists chained themselves to the gates of a Chevron shale gas exploration well in eastern Romania on Monday, blocking access to the site and urging the leftist government to ban fracking. Romania could...
  • Supreme Court abortion clinic decision could help labor organizers

    There is no way to look at the Supreme Court’s decision Monday in the Illinois home health care workers case other than as a defeat for labor. Yeah, it was limited and could have been worse, but you just know from Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr.’s...
  • Protesters blast Israeli military action, media

    Protesters blast Israeli military action, media
    A crowd of protesters filled Water Tower Park Saturday afternoon to protest recent Israeli military action against Palestinians. Dina Abdalla, a student organizer at DePaul with Students for Justice in Palestine, said Palestinians were being...
  • Activists for tougher campaign finance laws arrested at Capitol

    A group of activists pressing for tougher campaign finance rules has stirred things up at the Capitol, resulting in more than 40 arrests of its members and sparking debate about democracy and government. A dozen activists from the group 99Rise walked...
  • Protesters on both sides of immigration question gather in Murrieta

     Protesters on both sides of immigration question gather in Murrieta
    Amid raucous clashes that have disrupted the Border Patrol's ability to process a wave of young Central American detainees and escalated the national debate over illegal immigration, protesters on both sides in Murrieta on Friday found some common ground:...
  • Protesters gather at Murrieta to await buses of immigrants

    Protesters gather at Murrieta to await buses of immigrants
    Protesters have gathered near the entrance to a Border Patrol facility in Murrieta, Calif., on Friday to await buses of undocumented immigrants, but whether those buses will arrive is unknown. Unlike Tuesday when shouting, flag-waving protesters blocked...
  • Murrieta immigrant detainee protests keep growing

    The standoff over the housing of immigrant detainees in Murrieta grew Friday as protesters on both sides of the issue stood their ground. Hundreds of people gathered on the road to the federal processing facility,  anticipating another convoy of...
  • Protesters of undocumented immigrants vow to block new arrivals

    Protesters of undocumented immigrants vow to block new arrivals
    Protesters who successfully blocked immigrant detainees from reaching a Border Patrol processing facility in Murrieta earlier this week say they're ready to do it again should federal immigration officials attempt a similar drop-off. Officials with...
  • Protesters, patrons clash outside Burbank Hobby Lobby

    Protesters, patrons clash outside Burbank Hobby Lobby
    Between 20 and 30 protesters confronted shoppers walking into the new Hobby Lobby on Victory Boulevard in Burbank Friday morning, upset over a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that allowed the company to exempt certain contraceptives from employees'...