June 2021

Eugene Sunrise Movement Activists Agree to Deferred Prosecution for Non-Violent Civil Disobedience

By |2021-06-15T16:22:49-07:00June 14th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Cases, Featured, News, Protest|Tags: , , , |

Yesterday, in Eugene, OR, two Sunrise Movement activists entered into a deferred prosecution agreement stemming from acts of non-violent, civil disobedience.

On March 19, 2021, two young sisters participated in a mass demonstration against NW Natural, a fracked gas polluter. The bike march, ending at NW Natural’s facilities, was a part […]

International Day of Solidarity with Marius Mason & All Long-Term Anarchist Prisoners: Flowers for the Rebels Caged 

By |2021-06-08T16:37:09-07:00June 8th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Cases, Featured, Former Cases, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

“June 11th is a reminder to us that though we spend our days outside of a prison many of our friends and allies spend theirs behind bars having sacrificed what little freedom they had to fight for something greater than themselves. We have a responsibility to them and to ourselves […]

The Legacy of Police Massacres: Tulsa’s “Black Wall Street” and Philadelphia’s MOVE Organization

By |2021-06-01T16:16:59-07:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Articles, Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News|Tags: , , , , |

100 years ago this week, on May 31 and June 1, 1921, mobs of white residents, many of them deputized and given weapons by city officials, attacked Black residents and businesses of the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma, from land and air. The white mob destroyed more than 35 square […]

May 2021

Communities Demand Accountability and an End to Chevron’s Pollution

By |2021-05-24T11:15:18-07:00May 21st, 2021|Categories: Articles, Events, Featured, News, Protest|Tags: , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 21, 2021

Contacts:

Shoshana Wechsler at swechs@sonic.net +1.510.332.4110
Nyunt Than at nyuntthan@gmail.com +1.510.220.1323
Paul Paz y Miño at paz@amazonwatch.org +1.510.773.4635

 

Communities Demand Accountability and an End to Chevron’s Pollution:

During the 8th annual Anti-Chevron Day, affected frontline communities from around the world continue the fight to secure justice and freedom from […]

Activists Must Stand Strong Against Anti-Protest Bully Bills

By |2021-05-10T17:46:53-07:00May 10th, 2021|Categories: Action Tools, Articles, Featured, Featured Resources, News, Protest|Tags: , , , , , , |

Demonstrating the efficacy of direct action, right-wing legislators across the country are ramping up state legislative efforts to limit the right to protest. According to our colleagues at the International Center for Nonprofit Law (ICNL), as of May 10, 2021, there were more than 31 new laws and 69 […]

April 2021

Houseless Activist Continues His Fight For Free Speech

By |2021-04-29T14:49:40-07:00April 29th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Cases, Featured, News, Protest|Tags: , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 29, 2021

Contact:

Sarah Alvarez, Staff Attorney
(541) 687-9180 or info@cldc.org

 

Houseless Activist Continues His Fight For Free Speech

Eugene, OR – Yesterday, local houseless activist Eric Jackson filed an appeal to the Oregon Court of Appeals to challenge and overturn Lane County’s oppressive closures […]

Facebooking While Brown: Indigenous Man in Arizona Imprisoned for Social Media “Shock-Talk” about #BLM Protest

By |2021-04-16T15:06:14-07:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Featured, Info, News, Protest|Tags: , , , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 14, 2021

Contacts:

Lauren Regan, Executive Director & Senior Staff Attorney
(541) 687-9180 or info@cldc.org

Chava Shapiro, Tucson Anti-Repression Crew
(415) 857-0507 or Chava_tarc@protonmail.com

 

Facebooking While Brown:
Indigenous Man in Arizona Imprisoned for Social Media “Shock-Talk” about #BLM Protest

Page, Arizona – Loren Reed, […]

March 2021

As Law Enforcement Attempts to SLAPP Detroit Will Breathe, CLDC Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of DWB Activists

By |2021-03-16T15:21:05-07:00March 10th, 2021|Categories: Amicus Briefs, Featured, News, Protest, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Update: March 10, 2021:

Today the Eastern District of Michigan recognized that the City of Detroit’s counterclaim against activists Detroit Will Breathe was frivolous and baseless, and dismissed it with prejudice.

Plaintiffs Detroit Will Breathe and 14 individual plaintiffs brought a civil rights lawsuit against the City of Detroit and the Detroit […]

February 2021

CLDC Amends Civil Rights Suit After New Details About Police Misconduct Uncovered

By |2021-02-22T15:30:51-08:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 22, 2021

Contacts:

Lauren Regan, Executive Director and Senior Staff Attorney
info@cldc.org or (541) 687-9810

Marianne Dugan, Senior Staff Attorney
mdugan@cldc.org or (541) 687-9810

 

CLDC Amends Civil Rights Suit After New Details About Police Misconduct Uncovered

Eugene, OR — Today, attorneys with the Civil Liberties Defense Center amended their federal […]

January 2021

Court Agrees: Logging Giant Can’t Bully Advocates Again

By |2021-01-26T15:48:11-08:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News, Projects and Cases|Tags: , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 26, 2021

Contacts:

Lauren Regan, Executive Director and Senior Staff Attorney
Civil Liberties Defense Center
info@cldc.org or (541) 687-9810

Valentina Stackl, Senior Communications Specialist
Greenpeace USA and Protect the Protest
vstackl@greenpeace.org or (734) 276 6260

 

Court Agrees: Logging Giant Can’t Bully Advocates Again

Oakland, CA— Last Thursday United States Magistrate Judge Kandis A. […]

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