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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.

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...
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Unicorn Riot interviews Electronic Frontier Foundation on Net Neutrality

On Friday, December 16, 2017, the day after the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal “Net Neutrality” rules, we interviewed Bill Bundington of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), “a nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital...

Criminalizing Dissent: After Proving “Mere Presence” J20 Prosecution Rests Case

Washington, DC – Since November 20, trial has been underway for the first group of defendants charged with multiple felonies after being caught up in a politically targeted mass arrest of an anarchist protest...

Criminalizing Dissent: Trump Inauguration Protest Trial Enters Fourth Week

Washington, DC – Several weeks into the first trial of the individuals who were mass arrested during President Trump’s inauguration in DC on January 20 (J20), the prosecution is almost ready to rest its case....

Police Commander Behind J20 Arrests Joked About Holocaust, LGBTs

Washington, DC – On Thursday, November 30 the jury in Judge Lynn Leibovitz’s courtroom primarily heard from DC Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Commander Keith Deville, who was the ‘incident commander’ responsible for ordering, overseeing and...

Criminalizing Dissent: Contested Evidence Introduced in J20 Trial Testimony

Washington, DC – The first trial of people mass-arrested during protests against Donald Trump’s Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2017 is well underway. Jurors are continuing to hear testimony from prosecution witnesses called by...

Criminalizing Dissent: Trials Begin for Trump Inauguration J20 Protests

Washington, DC – In the courtroom of Judge Lynn Leibovitz, DC Superior Court, proceedings are underway for the first trial group of those mass-arrested during Trump’s inauguration protests. The individuals who were rounded up...
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Black Snake Killaz: A #NoDAPL Story

Black Snake Killaz is a feature-length documentary film about the resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline. This film explores actions taken by water protectors to stop the construction of the oil pipeline and highlights...