Trigger Warning: Disturbing Video of DAPL Confrontation
The activist news outlet Unicorn Riot has been filming events throughout the months-long standoff between the company trying to construct the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and the water protectors working to resist it.
This video, taken directly from the front lines of the October 27 police crackdown on the camp established in the pipeline’s path on treaty-protected indigenous land, contains disturbing images. Police douse protectors with mace as if squirting water from a hose, shoot them with tasers and throw them to the ground, all in the name of building a pipeline. Those against the project say they are there solely to protect the water.
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