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.
A coalition of grassroots groups at the Oceti Sakowin camp at Standing Rock indicated it would reject an Army Corps of Engineers eviction notice, “stand united in defiance of the black snake,” and continue to protect water in their ongoing struggle against the Dakota Access pipeline. On November 25, district
Several initiatives exist for anyone interested in supporting the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and other indigenous people resisting construction of the Dakota Access pipeline on their land. First and foremost, the Sacred Stone Camp established by Standing Rock has an official page for funding the water, propane, food, blankets, and other
Police in North Dakota surrounded hundreds of water protectors fighting Dakota Access pipeline and assaulted them with water cannon and other munitions.