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3.11.16

Could DAPL Owners Be Legally Liable for Human Rights Abuses? | News | teleSUR English: The letter cited several examples of violent intimidation and harassment of Native Americans carrying out their right to free and peaceful assembly, including the arrest of protesters, violent raids, and attacks with dogs that caused a number of injuries to protesters.

The groups warned the joint owners Energy Transfer, Phillips66 and lender Wells Fargo that the arrests and threats of prosecution for journalists covering the protests and repression is a “clear violation of the First Amendment and of fundamental principles of press freedom organized worldwide."


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