A federal court ordered the United States Army Corps of Engineers and Dakota Access to participate in multiple measures to monitor the oil pipeline constructed on land which under the 1851 treaty belongs to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia invoked the
A misdemeanor charge of “stalking” against indigenous journalist Myron Dewey was dropped by Morton County prosecutors.
Indigenous journalist Myron Dewey, known for his drone footage documenting DAPL resistance, will go on trial next week in North Dakota.
The cases likely mark the first time that U.S. authorities have pursued felonies against people involved in demonstrations against fossil fuel infrastructure.
Interior Department’s top lawyer produced memo in December detailing how Dakota Access pipeline violates treaty rights of Native Americans.
Water Protector Who Confronted Armed DAPL Contractor Bailed Out After Turning Himself Into Authorities
A Standing Rock water protector was bailed out of jail hours after turning himself into the Morton County Sheriff’s Department.
Standing Rock water protector still faces felony for “terrorizing” security contractor who pointed AR-15 at him and must raise funds for legal defense.
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and other indigenous tribes, which fought for months to halt construction of the Dakota Access pipeline on indigenous land, celebrated a major victory, as the United States Army Corps of Engineers denied an easement that would allow construction under Lake Oahe in North Dakota. In
Rania Khalek is still in Lebanon to produce journalism on Syria, and for this week’s show, she provides an update on Syrian government forces, which bombed, pushed out rebel forces, and retook half of Aleppo’s “rebel district.” Later in the episode, Khalek and Kevin Gosztola talk about Dakota Access Pipeline
Virginia Dundon is one of eight injured water protectors suing law enforcement. She was hit by a tear gas grenade and may never see out of her right eye again.