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Judge denies request to stop oil flow in Dakota pipeline

March 15, 2017 2:31 pm
Judge denies request to stop oil flow in Dakota pipeline

Members of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and others sing as they prepare to evacuate the main opposition camp against the Dakota Access oil pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, US, on February 22, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) A US federal judge has rejected a request by a Native American […]

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Native Americans rally against Dakota Pipeline

March 10, 2017 10:30 pm
Native Americans rally against Dakota Pipeline

Activists protesting the disputed Dakota Pipeline during the Native Nations Rise protest in Washington, DC, March 10, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Native Americans and their supporters have staged a rally in Washington, DC to denounce the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline that cuts through tribal lands. On Friday, the protesters marched […]

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US judge refuses to block Dakota pipeline despite protests

March 8, 2017 6:45 pm
US judge refuses to block Dakota pipeline despite protests

People take part in a protest against the planned Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota in New York, March 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A US judge has rejected a legal challenge by Native American tribes and environmental activists to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, after President Donald Trump ordered the […]

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Facing orders to leave camp, Dakota Access stalwarts brace for police crackdown

February 23, 2017 5:30 pm
Facing orders to leave camp, Dakota Access stalwarts brace for police crackdown

For months now, the population has dwindled at the Oceti Sakowin camp, the hub of the movement to stop the Dakota Access oil pipeline. At its peak last year, the 80-acre swath of prairie was home to 10,000 or more Native Americans and environmental activists who transformed the federally-owned land […]

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North Dakota pipeline protesters arrested, camp set on fire

2:52 pm
North Dakota pipeline protesters arrested, camp set on fire

The remaining camp used by pipeline protesters in the US state of North Dakota has been torched after yet another raid by police officers. At least nine Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protesters were arrested at the Oceti Sakowin camp on Wednesday night, after overstaying a police ultimatum to evacuate the […]

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US federal judge denies tribes’ request to halt Dakota Access pipeline work

February 14, 2017 9:00 pm
US federal judge denies tribes’ request to halt Dakota Access pipeline work

Activists participate in an art project conceived by Cannupa Hunska Luger, from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, at Oceti Sakowin Camp on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on December 3, 2016 outside Cannon Ball, North Dakota. (Photo by AFP) A US federal judge has rejected a request […]

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Dakota pipeline protesters face the inevitable

February 13, 2017 3:30 am
Dakota pipeline protesters face the inevitable

The main camp here, once home to thousands of Native Americans and their allies who gathered to protest the completion of the Dakota Access crude-oil pipeline, is quickly turning into a gooey pit of mud. Unseasonably warm temperatures over the weekend melted giant mounds of snow, and many of the […]

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US veterans return to North Dakota to shield native protesters from police attacks

February 12, 2017 1:08 pm
US veterans return to North Dakota to shield native protesters from police attacks

The veterans camp at Standing Rock (Photo by the Guardian) US veterans have reportedly returned to Standing Rock Indian Reservation, vowing to shield indigenous protesters and activists opposed to the Dakota Access pipeline from likely attacks by a militarized police force. Army veterans from across the US have either arrived […]

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American Indian tribe files legal challenge to stall Dakota Access pipeline

February 10, 2017 5:30 am
American Indian tribe files legal challenge to stall Dakota Access pipeline

Construction of the final segment of the Dakota Access pipeline has begun, the project developer said, even as an American Indian tribe filed a legal challenge to block the work and protect its water supply. The Army granted Energy Transfer Partners formal permission Tuesday to lay pipe under a North […]

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US Army approves final phase of controversial Dakota pipeline

February 8, 2017 4:30 pm
US Army approves final phase of controversial Dakota pipeline

Veterans join activists in a march to Backwater Bridge just outside the Oceti Sakowin camp as “water protectors” continue to demonstrate against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline adjacent to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, December 5, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) The US Army […]

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