Experiments with truth: 9/13/10

    • A small group of Moscow-area environmentalists fighting to prevent the destruction of Khimki Forest by road-builders rallied on the Kremlin’s doorstep Thursday to ask President Dmitry Medvedev to honor his pledge to take their concerns into account. Protest leader Yevgenia Chirikova was permitted to deliver a petition urging Medvedev to stop the arrest of activists and the seizure of their newsletter.
    • Fifty Spanish miners have been engaged in a sit-in 1650 feet underground for over a week to protest unpaid wages.


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    ‘Poison for the people’ — How an exiled activist is countering Russia’s propaganda machine

    May 12, 2022

    Environmental activist Evgeniya Chirikova once helped save a forest in Moscow. Now she’s trying to give voice to Russian activists and journalists resisting Putin’s regime.

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    A rural protest for accountability and transparency brews in India

    May 10, 2022

    Facing extreme poverty and a lack of basic services, a movement in Rajasthan is renewing its push for an ambitious law to hold officials accountable.

    • Announcement

    WNV is hiring a social media intern

    May 5, 2022

    Waging Nonviolence seeks a Summer 2022 social media intern to help us promote our original reporting and analysis on social movements around the world. We are a two-person editorial team, which means the intern will play an integral role in crafting and executing social media strategies. We are looking for someone with creative energy, who…
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