European Tour 2017 - Standing Up with Standing Rock

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Stand Up With Standing Rock is a european solidarity tour with water defenders of Standing Rock fighting against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Rachel Heaton, Nataanii Means, Wašté Win Young and Rafael Gonzales, activists of the Standing Rock movement, will carry the voices of the water protectors to various parts of Europe: Paris, Brussels, the Netherlands, Bonn, Geneva, Bologna, Barcelona, Bilbao and Madrid.

From May 20th till June 20th 2017, their passage through Europe will be the occasion to demand that european banks divest from an array of projects which are devastating for the climate and violate the First Nations Rights on the Turtle Island (North America); and to manifest once again the european peoples’ firm opposition to Trump’s criminal climate policies. With non-violent actions of civil disobedience, conferences, debates, and also hip-hop concerts, informal exchanges and conviviality, the tour aims to participate in the building of a global force which commits itself to climate justice, and to oppose fascism and neoliberalism.

Dates of the tour:
Paris : May 20th till May 23rd
Brussels : May 24th till May 27th
The Netherlands : May 28th till June 2nd
Köln – Hambach : June 3rd till June 5th
Geneva : June 6th till June 8th
Madrid – Barcelona – Bologna : June 9th till June 11th
Barcelona – Bilbao : June 12th till June 14th
Rome : June 15th till June 17th
Naples : June 18th till June 20th
The detailed programme is being added.



Standing Rock Water Protectors tour in the Netherlands.

Across the Standing Rock Reserve, the heartland of the original American Sioux tribe, an oil pipeline is being constructed, threatening access to clean water for many. There is a strong opposition among the residents. In the Netherlands there are also fights against fossil fuel energy, damage to buildings through gas extraction and nuclear power plants. Connect with activists from Standing Rock during a tour across the Netherlands.

Four Water Protectors are visiting Europe for solidarity and to strengthen civil society. Their names are Rachel Heaton, Nataanii Means, Wašté Win Young, Rafael Gonzales aka Tufawon. Find their profiles here.

Sunday May 28th afternoon : public meeting in Heerlen
15:00- 17:00 - Betahuis, Wilhelminaplein 25, 6411 KW, Heerlen

Monday May 29th evening : Public meeting with Socialist Party, Milieudefensie and CODE ROOD
20:00- 22:00 - CREA Amsterdam, Nieuwe Achtergracht 170, 1018 WV, Amsterdam

Tuesday May 30th evening : Solidarity dinner + info evening + Concert
18:00 - 23: 00 - Vrankrijk, Spuistraat 216, Amsterdam

Wednesday May 31st afternoon : Meeting with ISS and UDAPT
17:00 - 19:00 - International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Kortenaerkade 12, 2518 AX, The Hague

Thursday June 1st evening : public meeting with local activists and Socialist Party Members of Parliament
20:00 - 22:00 - Het Paleis, Boterdiep 111, 9712 LM, Groningen

Friday June 2nd evening : info evening + Concert + Mulawan solidarity café
20:30 - 22: 00 - De Klinker, Van Broeckhuysenstraat 46 6511 PK, Nijmegen


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