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Salem-News.com (Jan-26-2017 13:00)
14 People Taken Into Custody on Wednesday Afternoon in Portland ProtestsSalem-News.com
All of the adults were lodged at the Multnomah County Jail
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Several people were blocking road traffic and transit lines in Downtown Portland, along the Steel Bridge, in the Rose Quarter, and on the Lower East Side yesterday, according to reports to the police.
Salem-News.com (Jul-18-2014 05:08)
Oregonians for Immigration Reform Holding Protest EventsSalem-News.com Staff
The Salem protest will take place on the overpass at I-5 and Center St NE on Saturday.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Oct-15-2011 15:58)
Occupy Salem Movement Gaining Steady Momentum at Wilson ParkAustin King Salem-News.com
The group of citizen activists at Wilson Park in Salem's capitol say they are steadfast, and say they will not disperse until things in our government undergo a 'serious makeover'.
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Spirits are high among individuals who are using their voices and making their presence known in Salem.
Salem-News.com (Jan-26-2009 20:17)
Corvallis Woman Says She Will Fast to Death to Protest Iraq War DeploymentSalem-News.com
Michele Darr says she is determined to Keep National Guard in Oregon.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
On January 22nd, 2009, Michele Darr, a Corvallis mother of 6, commenced a second hunger strike in addition to the 24-hour vigil that she and members of Camp Homebound have maintained on the steps of the Oregon State Capitol Building in Salem since November 1st, 2008.
Salem-News.com (Nov-05-2008 21:54)
Vigil Urges Legislature to Steer Oregon Guard Away From DeploymentTim King Salem-News.com
Group asks Oregon's Governor to cancel a massive deployment set for 2009.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
A woman who camped on the Oregon Capitol steps for several weeks in protest of the war in Iraq in 2002, has returned to Salem to help convince lawmakers to remove Oregon Guard soldiers from a planned trip to Iraq next year. Michele Darr will spend long, cold days and nights in the Oregon rain trying to convince the powers to be that Oregon soldiers should instead be home with their families.
Salem-News.com (Jun-09-2008 01:59)
Grannies on Trial for Protesting WWII Tank in Rose FestivalSalem-News.com
"A parade is a form of entertainment and it is wrong to include a tank in the streets of Portland, especially while our country is engaged in a war in which thousands of soldiers and civilians have died."- Bonnie Tinker
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -
One year after protesting the presence of a WWII tank in the 2007 Rose Festival Parade, two members of "The Seriously Pissed Off Grannies" will be tried on June 9th on charges of "disorderly conduct" and "interfering with a peace officer." The trial will be before Judge Fuchs in room 528 of the County Courthouse and will start at 9:30 AM on June 9th.
Salem-News.com (Mar-10-2008 19:10)
International Human Rights Activist Walks 4 LifeAustin King Salem-News.com
As the Supreme Court decides whether lethal injections are "cruel and unusual", a prisoners rights activist walks through 10 of the 12 highest executing states.
(Salem, Ore.) -
Andre Latallade, also known as Capital-"X", is a Brooklyn born Puerto Rican who now resides in the South Ward of Newark, New Jersey. Spending nearly half of his life trapped within the web of the criminal justice system, Andre transformed himself into a prisoners rights activist.
Salem-News.com (Nov-16-2007 16:12)
War Protesters Clash Repeatedly With Olympia Police (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-News.com
Tensions are seriously out of control as war protesters battle police in riot gear armed with chemical agents.
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Salem, Oregon sure is a mellow place in comparison to Olympia, Washington, the capitol city of our northern neighbor. War protesters held police at bay for 17 hours last Saturday, successfully forcing a military convoy back into the port.
Salem-News.com (May-12-2006 01:04)
PETA Demonstrators Protest KFC in Salem (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-News.com
To ensure that they gained people`s attention, PETA Campaign Coordinator Lindsay Rajt donned a yellow bikini, and gained her objective.
Members of the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, demonstrated in front of the Salem KFC restaurant on Lancaster Drive Thursday.
Salem-News.com (Apr-25-2006 13:42)
Students Teach-In Rally Demands Access to Treatment for Those Infested With HIV GloballySalem-News.com
Willamette University students say they will rally to raise awareness and demand increased access to treatment for those who are infected with HIV internationally.
Members of the Willamette University Student Global AIDS Campaign and the Salem community will raise awareness for the need to make HIV medications more readily available internationally.