‘Militarized’ police forces have taken steps ‘to escalate tensions and promote fear’
By Andrea Germanos, staff writer for Common Dreams. Published 10-26-2016
To the Standing Rock Sioux and their allies who stepped up their resistance this weekend with a new protest camp reclaimed through eminent domain, Dakota Access Pipeline developer Energy Transfer Partners has a stern message: get out or face prosecution.
Protesters can leave the property, the company stated Tuesday, according to the Associated Press. “Alternatively and in coordination with local law enforcement and county/state officials, all trespassers will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law and removed from the land.” Continue reading