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Spain: “Health Disobedience” in the Face of Massive Cuts

Independent groups of public health workers and participants have created a digital platform to protest against the recent health reform. The movement is named "I say yes to universal health" and its main proposal is civil disobedience and to object the new Law 16/2012 imposed by the government in the context of severe austerity measures and social protests.
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Reverend Jesse Jackson Arrested During Protest

News : The Inquisitr - News (2 years ago)

  The Reverend Jesse Jackson was arrested on Wednesday as part of a group of former workers at Sensata Technologies, who were participating in a civil disobedience. A spokesman for Jackson’s Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, Michael Peery, st... Read Post

Puerto Rico: Arrests for Acts of Civil Disobedience

News / International Affairs : Global Voices (4 years ago)

Written by Firuzeh Shokooh Valle Dozens of students of the University of Puerto Rico and other activists have been arrested today while participating in acts of civil disobedience at the main campus in Río Piedras against the imposi... Read Post

Assault on Gaza fuels surge of civil disobedience in protest of Israeli actions

News / International Affairs : Mondoweiss (2 days ago)

A wave of civil disobedience actions has spread around the U.S. in recent weeks as Israel's pummeling of Gaza continues apace. The activists, many of them young people, including Jews, are putting their bodies on the line in an atte... Read Post

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