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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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Dozens arrested as US police crack down on pipeline protests

February 2, 2017 4:30 pm
Dozens arrested as US police crack down on pipeline protests

There is tight security around the construction area in North Dakota  REUTERS Police in the US state of North Dakota have clamped down on a fresh round of protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline, days after President Donald Trump’s directive to resume the project’s construction. On Wednesday, police arrested at […]

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Hundreds of clergy of various faiths join protests against Dakota Access pipeline

November 4, 2016 4:00 am
Hundreds of clergy of various faiths join protests against Dakota Access pipeline

Members of the clergy join protesters against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota near Cannon Ball. Photo / AP Hundreds of clergy of various faiths joined protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, singing hymns, marching and ceremonially burning a copy of a […]

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