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Everything We Know About the Possible RCMP Raid on the Unist’ot’en Camp | Warrior Publications


Everything We Know About the Possible RCMP Raid on the Unist’ot’en Camp | Warrior Publications:

A non-violent occupation of unceded Unist’ot’en traditional
territory since 2010, the camp was originally established to stand in
the intended path of the Pacific Trail natural gas pipeline. It has
since expanded to include structures built directly in the path of the
Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and the TransCanada Coastal Gaslink
pipeline, encompassed within a sweeping declaration that all pipelines
are banned from their territories. A checkpoint ensures that no one
enters or leaves the territory without their direct consent.

The meeting comes in the wake of widespread speculation regarding a potential RCMP raid on the camp.
On Friday, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs warned of the potential of mass arrests, warning that police were gathering in nearby towns.

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