Tag Archives: Standing Rock

Documents Show TigerSwan Acted as a De Facto Gov’t Security Agency in Standing Rock

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A coordinated anti-water protector propaganda campaign by police attempted to change public perception of police actions. Documents revealed by the Intercept show unfaltering coordination between police and TigerSwan. Law enforcement and private security used social media to avoid accountability for violent actions. Water protectors were closely surveilled and likened to ‘terrorists.’ Water protectors in Standing Rock endured an hours-long assault ...

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Dakota Access hired security Kyle Thompson arrested for domestic violence, weapons, and drugs

Hired Dakota Access security guard Kyle Thompson arrested in Bismarck on Monday Thompson was booked for Domestic Violence, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, and Drug Paraphernalia, other than marijuana In October of 2016, Thompson was arrested after getting into a confrontation with water protectors in Standing Rock while holding an assault rifle Thompson was a security guard for Dakota Access, contracted through ...

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35-year-old water protector Damjan Nedelkovski found dead in the Cannonball River in North Dakota

The body of Damjan Nedelkovski was found in the Cannonball River on April 9, 2017 Nedelkovski was last heard from on October 29, 2016 On November 16, 2016, Nedelkovski’s stepbrother reported him missing Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier said fould play was not suspected Nedelkovski’s rental car was impounded from Oceti Sakowin camp on February 23 following the area being ...

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These guys just remade the Pepsi protest commercial with footage from Standing Rock and it is perfect

ThirtyRevs remade a recently pulled Pepsi commercial starring Kendall Jenner The original commercial was based on protests and showed Jenner giving the police a Pepsi The commercial was pulled after public disapproval just one day after being aired ThirtyRevs remade the commercial and used footage from Standing Rock By now you have most likely seen the Pepsi commercial that shows ...

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Oil Could Flow Through the Dakota Access Pipeline in Less Than 24 Hours

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Oil could be flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline tomorrow. A federal appeals court denied a last-ditch injunction against the pipeline Outstanding litigation won’t stop the pipeline from becoming operational It could be a year before the Iowa Supreme Court rules on an eminent domain lawsuit North Dakota’s sweet, light crude could be flowing through the furiously-contended Dakota Access Pipeline ...

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North Dakota Water Protectors face trumped up charges from Morton County

Law enforcement in Morton County made over 700 arrests since last September First signs of Morton County’s inability to handle the legal proceedings for mass arrests are beginning to show Those arrested were given numbers that were written on their arm with marker Angie Spencer uploaded two pictures to her Facebook account that shows her charges being trumped up since ...

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

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 Standing Rock on Wednesday, in ...

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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, representing a $653 billion in ...

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