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Dakota Access Pipeline Company Attacks Native American Protesters with Dogs and Pepper Spray

domingo 16 de outubro de 2016, por Amy Godman,

The project has faced months of resistance from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and members of nearly 100 more tribes from across the U.S. and Canada.

On September 3, the Dakota Access pipeline company attacked Native Americans with dogs and pepper spray as they protested against the $3.8 billion pipeline’s construction. If completed, the pipeline would carry about 500,000 barrels of crude per day from North Dakota’s Bakken oilfield to Illinois.

Democracy Now! was on the ground at Saturday’s action and brings you this report: