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600+ Water Protectors Facing Criminal Charges Unlikely to Receive Fair Trials


Offbeat  (tags: americans, bizarre, crime, culture, environment, ethics, humans, police, society, unusual, water protectors, Dakota Access Pipeline, Standing Rock Sioux reservation, facing criminal charges, trial, law enforcement )

Rosemary
- 868 days ago - nationofchange.org
On January 27, attorneys representing the first 27 water protectors arrested in actions against the Dakota Access Pipeline in early August 2016 renewed their motion for a change of venue, on the grounds that the state did not adequately respond



   

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Freya H (345)
Sunday January 29, 2017, 7:23 pm
If these people get shafted, it will be compelling evidence - if not proof - that this is no longer a free country. Last I heard the United States had been downgraded to a "flawed democracy." And I fear that we will sink lower than that--
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Monday January 30, 2017, 1:33 am
Without money in one's pockets, or the means to make it, America isn't a free country by any stretch of the imagination. . . nor is any country, given the maleficent spread of Capitalism.

Shared article over social media to raise and spread awareness.
 

Animae C (509)
Monday January 30, 2017, 3:09 am
Democracy pffttttttt!!!
 

JL A (281)
Monday January 30, 2017, 11:00 am
Thanks for this disturbing update Rosemary
 

Victoria P (110)
Monday January 30, 2017, 5:22 pm
Thank-you Rosemary ~♥~
 
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