Tag Archives: Standing Rock

Federal Government Denies North Dakota Reimbursement For DAPL Protests

The federal government denied a $38 million reimbursement request from Governor Doug Burgum for the eight month long protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline Spokesperson for Burgum said on Wednesday that the disaster declaration submitted in April was denied weeks later $20 million of the requested $38 million is said to have gone to law enforcement salaries and overtime The ...

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Dakota Access Security Guard Kyle Thompson Speaks Out

Dakota Access Pipeline hired security guard Kyle Thompson speaks out Thompson was involved in an armed standoff with water protectors on October 27, 2016 in Cannon Ball, North Dakota The former project manager for Leighton Security Services spoke with Myron Dewey, founder of Digital Smoke Signals Three water protectors were arrested for pushing Thompson’s truck off the road on October ...

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Standing Rock Drone Pilot Myron Dewey Begins Jury Trial Next Week

Standing Rock Drone Pilot Myron Dewey Begins Jury Trial For Stalking On July 12, 2017 Dewey is the founder of Digital Smoke Signals A criminal complaint claims Dewey was “stalking” two private security officers on October 8, 2016 with his drone The private security officers claim that they “feared for their lives and the lives of their families'” If convicted ...

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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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