DAPL pipeline police violence

This 22 November video from the USA is called Standing Rock Protector‘s Arm Mangled By Oil Police.

Woman’s Arm May Be Amputated After Horrific Injury At Standing Rock Protests. Initial reports said police threw concussion grenades, though they deny this. 11/22/2016 02:18 pm ET: here.

Dakota Access pipeline company and Donald Trump have close financial ties. Trump’s financial disclosure forms show he invested in Energy Transfer Partners, operators of the controversial pipeline, and its CEO donated to his campaign: here.

This video from the USA says about itself:

Jeremy Scahill: TigerSwan Security, Linked to Blackwater, Now Coordinates Intel for Dakota Access

21 November 2016

We speak with Intercept co-founder Jeremy Scahill, who has spent years reporting on private security contractors such as the private security firm TigerSwan, which has links to the now-defunct mercenary firm Blackwater and is in charge of coordinating intelligence for the Dakota Access pipeline company. He discusses the company’s track record as more than 100 Native Americans and allies fighting the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline have been injured by police in North Dakota. Many were attacked with rubber bullets, tear gas, mace canisters and water cannons in freezing temperatures. The attack began after the water protectors attempted to clear access to a public bridge, which has been blocked by authorities using military equipment chained to concrete barriers.

Transcript: here.

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