Civil Disobedience

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Durant and Hallam outside court
"Ordinary people, unlike the judiciary, are able to see the broader picture."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Activists with Extinction Rebellion Youth
"The government's inaction up to this point has compelled us to act, and...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Young climate strikers march through Melbourne, Australia on May 3, 2019.
Over 700 strikes set to take place


After eight months in prison for having the audacity to protest the brutal Israeli occupation with a childlike slap, Palestinian resistance icon Ahed Tamini, who turned 17 in custody, has been released - though not, it must be noted, really freed. In the long tradition of civility by the region's only "democracy," Israel marked her release by changing its time and location three times to avoid publicity, and arresting three artists painting a tribute mural of Tamini on their Apartheid Wall.