Monthly Archives: June 2011

Spanish Ambassador gets home demo over Spanish 12 case

On the evening of Saturday, June 25th, the conclusion of a DC area conference against the fur trade, animal rights protesters descended on the home of the Spanish ambassador. DC Direct Action News video: Faunj’s video in three parts: They … Continue reading

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Action Report- Solidarity Demo with the Spanish 12

On Friday, June 24, 2011, staff and volunteers from Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM) and the Equal Justice Alliance (EJA) protested outside the Spanish Embassy in Washington DC. This was an international day of action in solidarity with the “Spanish … Continue reading

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Amnesty, Witness Against Torture march for closure of Guantanimo Bay

On June 23, protesters in orange jump suits marched from the White House to the Department of “Justice,” and from there to the Supreme Court, demanding that Guantanimo Bay and the secret prisons be closed. Video of the protest Due … Continue reading

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Hud Tenants march on Bank of America, demand BofA pay taxes to prevent housing cuts

On the 21st of June, the National Alliance of HUD tenants marched on the Bank of America and the US Treasury, demanding that over $4 billion in tax breaks for the rich be cancelled, and the money be used to … Continue reading

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Belo Monte Dam gets protest at Brazilian Embassy

On the Xingu River in Brazil, authorities are once again trying to build a hydroelectric dam now called Belo Monte. Video: Protesters outside the Brazilian Embassy in Georgetown against the dam This dam was formerly known as Kararao-but that turned … Continue reading

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DC Statehood advocates unveil DC flag tattoos for Flag Day

On June 14, flag day, DC Statehood activists gathering in Dupont Circle unveiled a surprise: DC flag tattoos. Video: DC Shadow Senator, others show off tattoos and speak out Speakers, including both Eleanor-Holmes Norton (whose partial vote the GOP revoked) … Continue reading

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Capitol Pride Parade: Cops, politicians march ahead of community groups

The Capitol Pride Parade combined two aspects in 2011: On the one hand, a rainbow of community groups came out to strut their stuff. On the other hand, nearly all of them except the motorcyclists were on the back of … Continue reading

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