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Lawyers for Standing Rock water protectors are pleading for more help - NationofChange


Lawyers for Standing Rock water protectors are pleading for more help - NationofChange: There have been mass arrests of DAPL water protectors since August, when thousands of water protectors set up camps on the Standing Rock reservation. The water protectors faced persistent, militarized policing by the Morton County Sheriff’s Department over the past few months. More than 550 people were detained for trumped up misdemeanor charges  – including disorderly conduct, inciting a riot, and trespassing  – and felony charges for reckless endangerment and conspiracy charges.

Some people were arrested more than once.

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