Latest topics
» Public Offices Belong to the Public
Yesterday at 10:02 pm by PurpleSkyz

» 230 000 lost power across the US South, baseball-sized hail
Yesterday at 9:49 pm by PurpleSkyz

» NIBIRU News ~ Missouri NIBIRU Blue Planet moving with sun plus MORE
Yesterday at 9:43 pm by PurpleSkyz

» UFO News - Glowing UFOs Over Durham, England plus MORE
Yesterday at 9:39 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Parliament in lockdown
Yesterday at 9:27 pm by PurpleSkyz

» POOFness for MAR 21: THE ART OF GIVING AND RECEIVING or YOU KEEP GIVING AND I KEEP TAKING
Yesterday at 9:00 pm by robert18

» Crazy! Solar Wind Spikes to 2.4 MILLION mph as it pounds Earth's Shields!
Yesterday at 6:46 pm by PurpleSkyz

» INTEL Update (Real News) via email - "NESARA RV"
Yesterday at 6:31 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Alfred Webre - Illuminati kill Tiffany Jenks, Monarch slave running 21 Bonneville dams False Flag
Yesterday at 6:29 pm by PurpleSkyz

» This Weeks RV/CGR News - 2017: 3/19 - 3/25
Yesterday at 12:06 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Secret Spells of the English Language
Yesterday at 10:50 am by Consciousness Of Economic

» Susun Weed Show ~ The Feeling Heart -- Inflammation is the Problem ~ SWS1113
Yesterday at 10:49 am by Consciousness Of Economic

» MC YOGI - Be the Change (Official Video)
Yesterday at 10:47 am by Consciousness Of Economic

» The Saturn Matrix - David Icke
Yesterday at 10:46 am by Consciousness Of Economic

» Alan Watts on How to make Yourself a Better Person
Yesterday at 10:41 am by Consciousness Of Economic

» Secret Underground Tunnel Network Linking Pizzagate Properties Discovered
Yesterday at 9:09 am by PurpleSkyz

» Emotional Sentience: The Nature of Consciousness & Spiritual Experience
Yesterday at 8:16 am by PurpleSkyz

» Linda Moulton Howe and Barbara Lamb – NEW Evidence of Galactic War?
Yesterday at 8:12 am by PurpleSkyz

» BREAKING: Fort Knox Audit Documentation Finally Released
Yesterday at 8:09 am by PurpleSkyz

» How Sean Spicer lost his credibility
Yesterday at 8:06 am by ducmih07

» Charity Pie
Yesterday at 8:03 am by PurpleSkyz

» Can Agnihotra Save the Honeybee?
Yesterday at 7:59 am by PurpleSkyz

» Michael Tsarion **The Post-human World**
Yesterday at 7:57 am by PurpleSkyz

» Corey Goode on Third Phase of Moon & Salla Interview
Yesterday at 7:30 am by PurpleSkyz

» New Light Based Wi-Fi System Will Make Internet 100-Times Faster
Yesterday at 7:24 am by PurpleSkyz

» UFO News - UFOs in NASA satellite SOHO STEREO EUVI 195 plus MORE
Yesterday at 7:14 am by PurpleSkyz

» SHADOW OPERATIONS EP1 TruTV © 2009 PROJECT CAMELOT TV SHOW
Yesterday at 7:09 am by PurpleSkyz

» MUST SEE! Antarctica Conspiracy - What Did Admiral Byrd Really Find?
Yesterday at 7:07 am by PurpleSkyz

» Rise Together - Dragnet Brief #9: Epstein, U.S. State Department, DYN-CORP together in underage trafficking
Yesterday at 7:04 am by PurpleSkyz

» North Korean missile launch fails, US and South Korea say
Yesterday at 7:01 am by ducmih07

» WARNING: GRAPHIC - Dead 'Super Soldier' Pedophile Whistle Blowers and the Hampstead Satanic Church Rituals Cover Up
Yesterday at 7:00 am by PurpleSkyz

» NIBIRU News ~ BLUE Planet from NIBIRU system is visble Texas sky plus MORE
Yesterday at 6:50 am by PurpleSkyz

» NASA HIDDEN SECRET FOUND! THE END OF MAN KIND - LEAKED DOCUMENT
Yesterday at 2:19 am by Serena1

Who is online?

You are not connected. Please login or register

Out Of Mind » THE INSANITY OF REALITY » PIPELINE PROTESTS » 400 North Dakota Pipeline Protesters Clash With Police; 167 Injured

400 North Dakota Pipeline Protesters Clash With Police; 167 Injured

View previous topic View next topic Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

PurpleSkyz

avatar
Admin
400 North Dakota Pipeline Protesters Clash With Police; 167 Injured
by  Gary Lite  · Published November 21, 2016 · Updated November 21, 2016

[url=https://www.addtoany.com/share#url=http%3A%2F%2F369news.net%2F400-north-dakota-pipeline-protesters-clash-police%2F&title=400 North Dakota Pipeline Protesters Clash With Police; 167 Injured][/url]
400 North Dakota Pipeline Protesters Clash With Police; 167 Injured – “It Feels Like A Warzone”
In the latest in a series of protests against the North Dakota oil pipeline project, overnight an estimated 400 protesters clashed with police who fired tear gas at the scene of a similar confrontation last month. The protesters mounted the Backwater Bridge and attempted to force their way past police in what the Morton County Sheriff’s Department initially described as an “ongoing riot.” Protesters say the pipeline threatens water resources and sacred tribal lands.

According to Reuters, one arrest had been made by 8:30 p.m. local time (0230 GMT Monday), about 2 1/2 hours after the incident began 45 miles (30 miles) south of Bismark, the North Dakota capital. About 100 to 200 protesters remained after midnight.

The Backwater Bridge has been closed since late October, when activists clashed with police in riot gear and set two trucks on fire, prompting authorities to forcibly shut down a protesters encampment nearby.

The Morton County Sheriff’s Department said officers on the scene of the latest confrontation were “describing protesters’ actions as very aggressive.”




Demonstrators tried to start about a dozen fires as they attempted to outflank and “attack” law enforcement barricades, the sheriff’s statement said. Police said they responded by firing volleys of tear gas at protesters in a bid to prevent them from crossing the bridge.

Activists at the scene reported on Twitter that police were also spraying protesters with water in sub-freezing temperatures and firing rubber bullets, injuring some in the crowd. A total of 167 demonstrators have been injured according to a medic on site, as cited by Indigenous Rising Media. The police were reportedly targeting demonstrators’ heads and legs.
Seven people have been hospitalized for severe head injuries. Three of those injured are reportedly elders of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.

“There’s been no signs of violence on the side of the [water] protectors. We’ve seen some folks being injured…it really does feel like a warzone, and it doesn’t feel like we’re in America in 2016,” a protester told Indigenous Rising Media, calling the situation “very scary.”

Police did not confirm those reports, but later said protesters had hurled rocks, striking one officer, and fired burning logs from slingshots.
The clashes began after protesters removed a truck that had been on the bridge since Oct. 27, police said. The North Dakota Department of Transportation closed the Backwater Bridge due to damage from that incident.
* * *
The $3.7 billion Dakota Access project has been drawing steady opposition from Native American and environmental activists since the summer. Completion of the pipeline, set to run 1,172 miles (1,185 km) from North Dakota to Illinois, was delayed in September so federal authorities could re-examine permits required by the Army Corps of Engineers.
Plans called for the pipeline to pass under Lake Oahe, a federally owned water source, and to skirt the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation by about half a mile. Most of the construction has otherwise been finished.
The Standing Rock tribe and environmental activists say the project would threaten water supplies and sacred Native American sites and ultimately contribute to climate change. Supporters of the pipeline, owned by Energy Transfer Partners, said the project offers the fast and most direct route for bringing Bakken shale oil from North Dakota to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries and would be safer than transporting the oil by road or rail.
Source: zerohedge.com/news

Thanks to: http://369news.net



 

View previous topic View next topic Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum