Monthly Archives: January 2011

Solidarity protest at Egyptian Embasssy demands end to US support for Mubarak

As the Egyptian Uprising grows, the US is trying to decide whether to support their old puppet Mubarak or jump on the revolutionary bandwagon to avoid being run over. On Jan 29, protesters filled the streets in front of the … Continue reading

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HLS Customer Office Demos Jan 28

(reposted for DARRT) On January 28th, animal rights campaigners in DC took to the streets in solidarity with the global day of action against top customers of Huntingdon Life Sciences. Since its obvious that a company cannot exist without its … Continue reading

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A16-2011:Call to Resist the IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings

On April 16, 2000 20,000 protesters besieged the spring meetings of the IMF and World Bank. In 2011 the IMF and World Bank are again meeting on April 16. Their previous schemes ended in failure, but the Great Recession, bailouts, … Continue reading

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Dozens protest Wal-Mart outside developer’s house

On the 20th of January, an estimated three dozen people showed up outside the home of Dick Knapp’s house at 2731 Woodley Pl NW to protest plans to open a Wal-Mart on Ga Ave-for the second time. Video on Liveleak … Continue reading

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NO arrests at DOJ blockade, 24 hour blockade declared

Nobody was arrested when Witness Against Torture blocked traffic leaving the Department of Justice after a meeting with the Attorney General was refused. Video-Night interviews with protesters maintaining a 24 hour vigil after blockading existing traffic Protesters responded by declaring … Continue reading

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Protesters at FBI, Quantico Marine Barracks demand release of Bradley Manning

On Jan 17, 2011(MLK holiday), protesters gathered at FBI headquarters in DC, then vanpooled to Quantico Marine Barracks demanding the release of accused Wikileaks source Bradley Manning. At Quantico, activists took over half the road to the main gate of … Continue reading

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March, vigil mark 20 years of war between the US and Iraq

Jan 15, 2011 at 7PM Washington time marked exactly 20 years since Jan 16, 3PM Baghdad time-the start of the wars that have raged between Iraq and the US ever since. Video: Candles at 7PM mark exact anniversary of the … Continue reading

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DC Direct Action News mirrored on Pirate Bay (Baywords)

http://www.dcdirectactionnews.baywords.com UPDATE: as of Jan 13, Baywords seems to be down independantly of some area wifi providers blocking Pirate Bay, further testing will be conducted. Methods of bypassing school/library filters will be posted as tested and veriifed to workJa 13: … Continue reading

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Siege of Fortress Continues:Nomura and HLS customer office demos

Protesters went to Nomura, the largest stockholder in Fortress, after completing the usual rounds of protests against HLS customers Astra-Zenica, Bayer, and Sanofi-Aventis. Fortress is the lifeline of Huntingdon Life Sciences(HLS), having saved them from bankruptcy with $100M in loans. … Continue reading

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Police refuse to arrest civil disobediance demanding Guantanimo closure

On Jan 11, 2002, George W Bush opened the notorious prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Nine years later on Jan 11, two years into Barrack Obama’s term as president, 173 men and boys are still held without charge at … Continue reading

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