Protests in Portland, Oregon turn violent as anti-fascists, white nationalists clash

Protests in Portland, Oregon turned violent Saturday, as hundreds of white nationalist demonstrators clashed with antifascist activists. The Associated Press reported that police deployed “flash bang” devices to try to disperse the demonstration. The AP said there were an undetermined number of arrests after rocks, bottles and…

Hundreds protest Denmark’s new burqa ban

Hundreds of people gathered in the Danish capital Wednesday to protest a new ban on face veils in public spaces. Denmark’s parliament passed the law in May, with an effective date of August 1. Now, anyone found publicly wearing a face veil can be fined…

Hundreds of D.C. residents take to the streets in protest as ICE targets their neighbors

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hundreds of Washingtonians took to the streets Monday evening in protest of reports that District of Columbia police officers had assisted Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials in rounding up a dozen D.C. residents on immigration charges over the weekend. The marchers…

Native Americans who protested Dakota Access get handed the longest prison sentences

Among the hundreds of people arrested in North Dakota for protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, Native Americans faced the most serious charges. More than two years after the protests began, federal judges are now handing down lengthy prison sentences to the protesters. One of the…