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Standing Rock: Police Break Livestreamer’s Hip, but Roll Out Red Carpet for ABC News

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Eviction of water protectors from Standing Rock has begun Hundreds of militarized officers surrounded camps Wednesday. Police refused freedom of the press — except for ABC News. Police made several violent arrests, and allegedly broke Eric Poemz’ hip. An estimated 100 water protectors began filing out of the remaining camps on unceded treaty land at…

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120 Investors to 17 Big Banks: Consider Reroute of DAPL or Risk Possible ‘Legal Liability’

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Investors representing billions urged 17 Big Banks to appease the Tribe Treaty violations and excessive force against water protectors concerned the investors. They point out a number of banks have already pulled assets from DAPL. Lake Oahe is rightfully Sioux land, they emphasized, and DAPL should be rerouted. A group of more than 120 investors,…

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Police Are Now Targeting Veterans, Just for Heading to Standing Rock

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Two groups of veterans were pulled over without explanation on the way to Standing Rock Two were arrested and charged for the medical cannabis they use for PTSD VeteransRespond’s executive director believes this is blatant targeting Vets had all their winter gear confiscated Police have now filed charges against two veterans on their way to…

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BREAKING: Federal Judge Denies Request to Halt Drilling on the Dakota Access Pipeline

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A request from the tribes challenging President Trump’s executive order has been denied Water protectors remain committed to fighting DAPL Drilling continues under Lake Oahe The DAPL Last Stand could be the only thing left to stop the pipeline A federal judge has rejected a request from the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux…

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Trump: ‘Nobody Showed Up to Fight’ DAPL, Which Apparently ‘Isn’t Controversial,’ Anyway

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Trump claims ‘nobody showed up to fight’ the Dakota Access Pipeline. The president blithely ignores months of protests and violent attacks by police. He says he hasn’t received one phone call about controversial executive actions. Construction on DAPL will likely resume in a matter of hours. In an apparent pattern of ignoring facts, President Donald…

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Video shows a BIA officer violently attack an unarmed female water protector with his baton

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A BIA officer was caught on film striking an unarmed female in Standing Rock with his baton several times before arresting her The video was uploaded to Will Barton’s Facebook page The woman can be heard screaming “Stop brutalizing me” over and over Three people were said to be arrested from the incident A disturbing…

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Dave Archambault II: “This Pipeline Is Not Going to Be Detrimental to Our Nation”

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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II now seems actively opposed to the #NoDAPL movement Says Dakota Access will not ‘kill our nation’ Takes issue with the phrase ‘water is life’ Wants water protectors to go home or fight the pipeline in Washington Rumors concerning tribal leadership, law enforcement, and Big Oil have swirled…

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Militarized Police & National Guard Raid Camp at Standing Rock, Arrest 40+

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Heavily militarized police and National Guard troops advanced on a Standing Rock camp, arresting no less than 40 Scores of heavily militarized police and National Guard troops advanced on a camp at Standing Rock Wednesday evening, arresting at least 50 water protectors and stirring fears forceful evacuations of remaining camps. A press statement issued by…

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All eyes on Standing Rock: A list of livestreamers in the area

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Heavy police and National Guard presence in Standing Rock Following an announcement from Congressman Kevin Cramer and Senator John Hoeven there is a heavy law enforcement presence Many are worried that there is a raid coming on the Oceti Sakowin Camp Livestreams are one of the best ways to get information to the people On…

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BREAKING: North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer claims Dakota Access approved for Lake Oahe easement

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Kevin Cramer released a video statement claiming that Dakota Access has been granted the Lake Oahe easement The Lake Oahe easement has been the center of the stand against the Dakota Access Pipeline In the video Cramer thanks the Trump administration for taking action The US Army Corps of Engineers have not officially confirmed Cramers…

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