In amended lawsuit, water protectors sharpen allegations against TigerSwan and authorities which violated their rights during Dakota Access Pipeline protests.
A misdemeanor charge of “stalking” against indigenous journalist Myron Dewey was dropped by Morton County prosecutors.
The cases likely mark the first time that U.S. authorities have pursued felonies against people involved in demonstrations against fossil fuel infrastructure.
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.
Police in North Dakota surrounded hundreds of water protectors fighting Dakota Access pipeline and assaulted them with water cannon and other munitions.