Journalist covering Standing Rock captures video of police shooting her point blank with rubber bullet. I’m a Journalist and I Was Stopped From Covering Standing Rock. 'This is an awakening': Native Americans find new hope after Standing Rock. Frank Archambault’s tent sits on top of a small hill in the middle of Oceti Sakowin, the largest encampment at Standing Rock.
It is easy to spot him on the small rise, wearing a long black coat, feathered hat, and yellow, red, white and black ribbons on his arm that mark him as a member of Iktčé Wičháša Oyáte – A Common Men’s Society. Archambault founded Iktčé Wičháša Oyáte shortly after he arrived, with his five children and grandchild, at the “water protector” encampments in August. He saw that there was work around the camp that wasn’t getting done, and he saw that there were men around camp not doing work.
Now the group helps run security and coordinates work crews. It’s a big change from Archambault’s previous life in Little Eagle, South Dakota, a community of about 300 people within the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. “Back home, it’s drugs, alcohol, no jobs. Voices of Standing Rock. Short stories told by water protectors at Standing Rock, North Dakota.
Part 1 - Introduction: Since mid-August 2016, thousands have set up camp near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. They stand in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline and its planned crossing of the Missouri River. This is the largest gathering of Native Americans in over 100 years. Many plan to make this their home until DAPL is stopped. (4mins) Amnesty International USA Derides ND for Subfreezing Water Onslaught. In the wake of a night of the latest onslaught by militarized police against unarmed water protectors at the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), Amnesty International is sending its fourth delegation out to Standing Rock since August, the international human rights organization announced on Monday November 21.
RELATED: Mainstream Media MIA as DAPL Action Is Met With Water Cannons and Mace Videos uploaded to social media from 20 November show officers using tear gas and water cannons against protesters,” wrote Amnesty International USA Executive Director Margaret Huang in a letter to Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier of the Morton County, ND, Sheriff’s Department. “Reports indicate that rubber bullets were also used to disperse the crowds from a protest site on a bridge on Highway 1806.” He said any actions taken were to ensure the relative safety of all involved, and added that Amnesty was not convinced. «Historien vil frikjenne meg» - NRK Urix - Utenriksnyheter og -dokumentarer. Det lå ikke i kortene at Fidel Castro skulle bli en av det 20. århundres mest kjente revolusjonære da han ble født 13. august 1926.
Snarere tvert imot, mens de aller fleste cubanere den gang levde i fattigdom, ble Castro født inn i en velstående familie på en av Cubas store sukkerplantasjer. Utdannelsen med jesuittskole og juss-studier tydet også på at livet hans skulle ta en konvensjonell vei, men noe skjedde med Fidel i studietiden. Sammen med andre unge studenter skapte han en geriljabevegelse som kjempet mot regimet til den USA-støttede diktatoren Fulgencio Batista. SpareBank 1 selger seg ut fra omstridt oljerørledning - NRK Sápmi. Til sammen har SpareBank 1 vært inne med minst 243 millioner kroner via ODIN-fond i Dakota Access Pipeline, ifølge tall og utregninger som organisasjonen Framtiden i våre hender har gjort.
Mens NRK Sápmi har jobbet og stilt spørsmål om fondsinvesteringene over flere dager, har ODIN solgt seg ut av firmaene som bygger oljerørledningen. Det bekrefter Stein-Vidar Loftås, kommunikasjonssjef for SpareBank 1 Nord-Norge til NRK. A Special Report From #StandingRock: Part I. Here Are Important Facts You Need To Know About DAPL. Anti-fracking activists are using the public’s misunderstandings of the Dakota Access Pipeline to paint the multi-state project as a blight against American Indians and the environment.
But some details about the hotly contested project might dispel some of those misconceptions. Protesters and members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe have relentlessly blasted the $3.8 billion pipeline, arguing the DAPL’s construction would trample on tribal lands and destroy ancient tribal artifacts. They also argue it could potentially poison waterways, including rivers such as the Missouri River and Lake Oahe.
Many of the demonstrations against the nearly 1,200-mile long pipeline have turned violent and bloody. In fact, the Army Corps of Engineers, which had previously approved the pipeline, met with leaders from Standing Rock Sioux on Friday in hopes to avoid more confrontations between police and protesters. What to Know About the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests. Dakota Access pipeline: the who, what and why of the Standing Rock protests. The Native American protests against the Dakota Access pipeline have become an international rallying cry for indigenous rights and climate change activism, drawing thousands to the rural area of Cannon Ball, North Dakota.
As the controversial oil pipeline approaches the river that the Standing Rock Sioux tribe fears it will contaminate – and as a militarized police force continues to engage in tense standoffs with demonstrators – here is what we know so far. What is the Dakota Access pipeline? The Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) is a $3.7bn project that would transport crude oil from the Bakken oil field in North Dakota to a refinery to Patoka, Illinois, near Chicago. The 1,1720-mile pipeline, roughly 30 inches in diameter, would carry 470,000 barrels per day and is a project of company Energy Transfer Partners. Who is opposing the project and why? This means, the tribe says, that the project violates federal law and native treaties with the US government.