Local police in Washington state have been granted a warrant to search the Facebook page of a group dedicated to protesting the construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline.
Water protectors who fought against the construction of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline and remained at the Standing Rock encampment in North Dakota past the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wednesday deadline for evacuation faced arrest Thursday as officers moved in to remove those who were still at the site.
After nearly a year of protests, debates, legal battles and government stalling and backpedaling, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will grant an easement needed for construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline to continue, despite the fact that critical environmental-impact studies have not been completed.
Updated Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, 5:30 a.m. EST: Predictably, Energy Transfer Partners and Sunoco Logistics Partners—owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline—have made it clear that they aren't going anywhere and that the Army Corps statement was just politricks as usual.
Groups of U.S. military veterans have already begun arriving at the protest against the Standing Rock oil pipeline to make good on their promise to act as “human shields” for the water protectors.
A group of veterans will head to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota next week to serve as “human shields” for the water protectors who have been on the ground protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline for months.
Just days after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers told water protectors that they had to vacate the #NoDAPL campsite by Dec. 5 or risk being arrested for trespassing, the governor of North Dakota issued an executive order Monday calling for the emergency evacuation of the area.
A water protector who was present during the recent violent police response to protesters at Standing Rock in North Dakota is facing arm amputation after a concussion grenade thrown by police reportedly hit her left arm Sunday, Indian Country Today Media Network reports. Sophia Wilansky, 21, of New York City, was…
Water protectors who attempted to remove two broken-down military trucks from Highway 1806 in North Dakota on Sunday night were met with a militarized response from law enforcement that included the use of tear gas, water cannons, rubber bullets, concussion grenades, and more crowd-control munitions.
The Standing Rock Sioux tribe released a documentary Tuesday about their ongoing battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Demonstrations against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline took place across the country Tuesday as part of the #NoDAPL planned day of action.
Students at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., took part in a rally and a march Thursday in a show of solidarity for Native Americans fighting against construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Although the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has not granted a permit, the company building the Dakota Access Pipeline announced Tuesday that it is preparing to drill under Lake Oahe on the Missouri River in the next two weeks.
Water protectors who have been protesting against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota participated in three different nonviolent protests Sunday.
The American Civil Liberties Union and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice on Friday asking for an investigation into possible violations of constitutional rights and federal laws by law enforcement responding to peaceful #NoDAPL protesters in North…
Less than a week after militarized police raided a #NoDAPL resistance camp and arrested 141 water protectors, the Morton County, N.D., Sheriff’s Department and supporting law-enforcement agencies responded to protesters conducting a ceremony on a sacred site along Cantapeta Creek near Cannon Ball, N.D., on Wednesday…
As Native American groups continue to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline in Cannon Ball, N.D., President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the Army Corps is considering ways to “reroute” the pipeline, according to an interview with NowThis, NPR reports.
Native American opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline have received a wave of support over the last few days. From Facebook check-ins to open protests to completely disrupting the New York City morning commute at Grand Central Station, people across the country are standing with Standing Rock.
A post that went viral on Facebook beginning Sunday evening urged users to check in at Standing Rock Reservation in Cannonball, N.D. The post said that users would be helping to thwart law-enforcement officers who were using social media to track protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
In a press release issued Oct. 28, Amnesty International USA announced that it will be sending a delegation of human rights observers to monitor the response of law enforcement to protests by indigenous communities.