Prostitutes in the Bolivian city of El Alto sewed their lips together as part of a hunger strike to demand that the mayor reopen brothels and bars ordered closed after violent protests by residents last week. "Tomorrow we will bury ourselves ali
Mere accident of birth is not justification for being ruled by government. A person can be born here, want to live, and still not want to be part of the system. A contract is made when both parties consent. When one party is not consenting, it's
Artist-cum-cartoonist Lars Vilks is thinking of turning his cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed into a musical. With a $150000 price on his head, he's offended Muslims worldwide and al-Qaida wants him dead. But Swedish artist Lars Vilks said Monday
The double jeopardy clause of the US Constitution ensures that no American can be tried twice for the same offense. At a time when our civil liberties are rapidly eroding, a drama is unfolding over whether that protection applies to a US soldier.
The UK does not allow protests outside parliment, the US apparently does not allow them in certain areas outside the White House. So much for the right to petition the government for redress of grievances.
[And you thought you'd put the Dems in charge.] Antiwar protesters have been "sitting outside my home, going into my garden in San Francisco and angering my neighbors, hanging their clothes from the trees, building all kinds of things, [putt
Ayaan Hirsi Ali sits in a safe house with armed men guarding her door. She is one of the most poised, intelligent and compassionate advocates of freedom of speech alive today, and for this she is despised in Muslim communities throughout the world.
Anti-war protesters have marched down Whitehall to Parliament Square, despite being told the protest was illegal.
Longtime residents of the Hawaiian island have found a focus for their resentment of nonstop development and tourism.
Anti-war protesters will clash with police if they defy a ban to march to Parliament on the day MPs return to work after the summer recess. This is the first time Scotland Yard has invoked an ancient law to prevent demonstrating near Parliament,
3 activists who were arrested at a press conference near Lafayette Park appeared in Washington D.C. Superior Court where they were given a trial date of January 3, 2008, and face a six-month prison sentence. The press conference was called to display
New Hampshire Free Stater's arrive at the jail holding Lauren Canario to protest and demonstrate on her behalf after being arrested for failing to show her papers on demand. Several cops try and intimidate the protestors to little effect.
Crowds at antiwar rallies in Washington have dwindled even as U.S. opinion has turned against the war in Iraq, as organizers feud and participants question the effectiveness of the street protests. Rival antiwar groups, which in years past jointly sp
The Declaration of Independence didn't merely proclaim the independence of our thirteen colonies from England and her King nor did it merely proclaim America's freedom in terms of dissolving the "political bands" to that monarchy.
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Neither Senator Susan Collins nor the man challenging her for her seat will mention an important difference between them: Rep. Tom Allen, a Democrat, has activists arrested when they demonstrate at his offices; Collins, a Republican, lets them stay.
Here, police in uniform with video cameras were proudly out in the open shooting what looked like continuous footage of us all. And that was the least of it. We demonstrators were surrounded by a veritable army of police, on horseback, on motorbike,
Police had already set up a protest pen outside of the UN for a rally, and quickly moved to herd the marchers into the pens. When members of the War Resister's League exited the pen to deliver the arrest warrant, police arrested 8 of them
One thing is certain: not just the Silent Guardian, but weapons such as the Taser, the electric stun-gun, are being rolled out by Britain's police forces as the new way of controlling people by using pain.
About a dozen anti-war protesters were arrested during a peaceful demonstration of President Bush's speech before the U.N. General Assembly. The arrestees were among about 400 protesters opposing the Bush Administration's war in Iraq, and its
At the NRA's "Celebration of American values" conference a protester stood up and began yelling. The audience responded. "As she bellowed, a source who was present told [the paper], 'All these old dudes started shouting, 'T
A protest movement led by Buddhist monks chanting prayers is gathering momentum in Burma (Myanmar), leaving an embattled military regime stranded in a groundswell of popular frustration at economic and political stagnation. Maroon-robed monks led
Thousands of Stanford University students, faculty and alumni are protesting the conservative Hoover Institution's decision to appoint former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld as a visiting fellow.
Comment on the incidents and protests in Jena, Louisiana, now shaking the country. Looking for what is going on? See, "A new Jenaration, but the same old story . . ." This is a good place to start.
Tens of thousands of protesters demanding freedom for one of six black teens initially charged with attempted murder for beating a white schoolmate may get their wish as early as today. As demonstrators from San Jose to Philadelphia descended on J
Accepting her Emmy on Sunday night for lead actress in a drama series ("Brothers and Sisters"), Field stumbled halfway through, lost her train of thought, and then was bleeped by Fox censors as she stammered through an anti-war rant.
Attention non-voters of all "parties". You folks have been given a bum rap for some time now even though you represent roughly half of the eligible voting population. Don't be ashamed. There is nothing wrong with not voting when you
Several thousand protesters marched Saturday from the White House to the Capitol to demand an end to the Iraq war, and at least 160 people were arrested when they jumped a barricade at the foot of the Capitol steps. Many of the protesters were arrest
An 8-year-old boy whose mother was deported to Mexico led a chanting crowd of about 150 pro-immigration activists through congressional offices Wednesday. Capitol police arrested two demonstrators for disorderly conduct.
Says Geraldo At Large host Geraldo Rivera to the crowd, chanting "9/11 was an inside job" at the beginning of the show: "Get a life." The protesters continue chanting as Rivera reports on the high temperature in New York City, cau