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Unicorn Riot is a volunteer-operated decentralized media collective comprised of multimedia artists and journalists. Born from the Internet in 2015, we operate non-hierarchically, independent of corporate and government funding. Our non-profit media organization currently spans across multiple US cities including Boston, Denver, Minneapolis, and New York City. Unicorn Riot’s purpose is to amplify the voices of people who might otherwise go unheard, and broadcast the stories that might otherwise go untold, as we further understanding of dynamic social struggles. We are committed to producing media that exposes root causes of social conflict and explores sustainable alternatives in today’s globalized world.

Federal Prosecutors Drop Eight More Trump Inauguration Protest Cases

Report from Unicorn Riot on the most recent dismissal of charges in the J20 trial. Washington, DC – Today eight more cases were dropped in the felony dragnet prosecution of protesters mass-arrested during President...

Prosecutors Caught Withholding Evidence in J20 Case

Unicorn Riot reports on a major turning point in the J20 case. In short, the State has been caught hiding evidence from the defense, as well as knowingly using doctored footage from long disgraced...

Second Trump Inauguration Protest Trial Begins

Washington, DC – The second trial of protesters mass-arrested at an ‘antifascist, anti-capitalist’ march during President Trump’s inauguration on January 20 (J20), 2017 has begun in DC Superior Court. After two days of jury selection,...
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Appalachian Forest Blockades Disrupt Mountain Valley Pipeline

Video report from Unicorn Riot on the ongoing struggle against the Mountain Valley Pipeline in West Virginia. In Jefferson National Forest on the border between Virginia and West Virginia, two forest occupations block the...
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Neo-Nazis Driven Off CSU Campus After Turning Point USA Event

Fort Collins, CO – On Friday night, Turning Point USA (TPUSA), a right-wing xenophobic student group, held a “Smashing Socialism” speaking event featuring its founder Charlie Kirk, at Colorado State University (CSU). A call to...

DC Police Face Class Action Lawsuit Over Trump Inauguration Mass Arrest

Washington, DC – Last Friday, January 19, a new class action lawsuit was filed against the Washington Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) over the mass arrest of over 200 people at a protest during Trump’s presidential inauguration...

Humanitarian Arrested After Group Releases Report Implicating US Border Patrol

Ajo, AZ – Hours after the release of a report titled ‘Interference with Humanitarian Aid: Death and ​Disappearance on the US-Mexico Border‘, which exposes the US Border Patrol’s efforts to destroy water, food, and...

Red Fawn Fallis Enters Non-Cooperating Plea Agreement

Mandan, ND – Attorneys for Red Fawn Fallis have announced that they have reached an agreement with government prosecutors in her case, which was set to go to trial later this month on January...

Interview with J20 Defendants: 188 Still Face Decades In Prison For Trump Inauguration Protest

Washington, DC – Despite the clear rejection of their first case by a jury last month, the US Attorney’s Office is continuing to seek multiple felony convictions for nearly every person swept up in...
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Interview with “Defend J20” Team Supporting Trump Inauguration Arrestees

Unicorn Riot spoke with some members of the "Defend J20" support crew to learn more about what has been going on in the first trial of people mass arrested at a protest against Trump's...