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Vikram Dodd and Jamie Grierson
 Gillian Anderson delivers a Greenpeace petition to the Foreign Office in London in 2018. Photograph: Guy Bell/REX/Shutterstock

Jan. 17, 2020

Exclusive: Extinction Rebellion and Peta also named in anti-extremism briefing alongside Combat 18 and National Action

A counter-terrorism police document distributed to medical staff and teachers as part of anti-extremism briefings included Greenpeace, Peta and other non-violent groups as well as neo-Nazis, the Guardian has learned.

Sunrise Movement USA
Jan. 17, 2020

Have you seen the trailer for Generation Green New Deal yet?

Adam Federman
Pipes for the proposed Dakota Access oil pipeline, that would traverse North and South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois. Photograph: Nati Harnik/AP

13 Jan 2020 

DHS listed activists engaged in non-violent civil disobedience targeting oil industry alongside white supremacists in documents

A group of US environmental activists engaged in non-violent civil disobedience targeting the oil industry have been listed in internal Department of Homeland Security documents as “extremists” and some of its members listed alongside white nationalists and mass killers, documents obtained by the Guardian reveal.

Brent Patterson
Royal Canadian Mounted Police parade following the Last Post ceremony in front of the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing on April 6, 2017 in Ypres, Belgium. (Photo: Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

Jan. 11, 2020

"International human rights law requires governments to respect, protect, and promote the right of Indigenous peoples to make their own decisions about their lives and futures according to their own customs and traditions."

The impartiality of state institutions and international human rights obligations towards Indigenous land defenders are crucial elements in making space for peace.

Vikram Dodd
 Counter-terrorism police placed XR on a list of extremist ideologies that should be reported to the authorities running the Prevent programme. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA

Sat 11 Jan 2020

Group threatens action after being named in guide designed to help prevent terrorism

Extinction Rebellion is threatening legal action against counter-terrorism police for what it said was the illegal listing of the group as an extremist ideology in a guide designed to help stop terrorist violence.

Vikram Dodd and Jamie Grierson
 An Extinction Rebellion protest at the Australian embassy in London on Friday. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

 Fri 10 Jan 2020

Exclusive: Police scramble to recall guide issued to teachers putting climate activists alongside far-right groups

Counter-terrorism police placed the non-violent group Extinction Rebellion (XR) on a list of extremist ideologies that should be reported to the authorities running the Prevent programme, which aims to catch those at risk of committing atrocities, the Guardian has learned.

Kelvin Gwley
Protesters, including Stacy Gallagher (second from left) stand in the driveway of Trans Mountain's Burnaby Mountain tank farm on Dec. 2, 2019. Photograph By KELVIN GAWLEY

JANUARY 9, 2020

Two pipeline opponents charged with violating a court-ordered injunction. One arrested for refusing to sign paper.

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ordered two Indigenous men to stay at least 500 metres away from Trans Mountain’s pipeline facilities in Burnaby.


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