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The Manitoban

The Manitoban

U of M law students organizing behind pipeline resistance
The Manitoban
The Student Pipeline Action Committee (SPAC), which formed in January, emerged out of a constitutional law course that drew upon the then-ongoing Standing Rock protest in North Dakota. Thousands of protesters contested the construction of the USD$3.8 ...

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Tue, Mar 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Independent News

The Independent News

Land protectors face criminal charges for defending water, food, culture
The Independent News
Mi'kmaw lawyer and Ryerson University's Associate Professor and Chair in Indigenous Governance Dr. Pam Palmater told The Independent this week that the criminalization of Indigenous Peoples protesting as a form of self-defence is becoming “more and ...

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Sat, Mar 18, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Independent

The Independent

Indigenous people 'convince Norwegian pension fund to ditch investment in Dakota pipeline'
The Independent
Activists at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation have spent months staging massive protests against the £3bn project, which would carry oil over 1,900 kilometres from North Dakota wells, through South Dakota and Iowa, to a shipping port in Illinois ...

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Sat, Mar 18, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Washington Times

Washington Times

Violent protests upend left wing's peaceful image
Washington Times
In November, a U.N. human rights specialist accused law enforcement of using excessive force against protesters. Amnesty International USA called Wednesday for North Dakota to investigate “human rights violations against indigenous peoples,” such as ...

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Fri, Mar 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)

The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)

Standing Rock protests, killing of activist, unite indigenous struggles
The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)
LONDON – Protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline in the United States and the killing of prominent Honduran land rights campaigner Berta Caceres have united the struggles of indigenous peoples on the continent, a Guatemalan indigenous leader said ...

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Wed, Mar 15, 2017, Continue reading at the source