North Dakota (Fracking Fiefdom) Issues Arrest Warrant for Journalist Who Covered Dog Attacks Against American Indians by Apparent Energy Transfer (Dakota Access) Goon Squads

Posted: September 11, 2016 in Uncategorized

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Breaking: Arrest Warrant Issued for Amy Goodman in North Dakota After Covering Pipeline Protest

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By DemocracyNow.org:
Breaking: Arrest Warrant Issued for Amy Goodman in North Dakota After Covering Pipeline Protest SEPTEMBER 10, 2016
Breaking: Arrest Warrant Issued for Amy Goodman in North Dakota After Covering Pipeline Protest SEPTEMBER 10, 2016 DemocracyNow.org photo
An arrest warrant has been issued in North Dakota for Democracy Now! host and executive producer Amy Goodman. Goodman was charged with criminal trespassing, a misdemeanor offense. A team from Democracy Now! was in North Dakota last week to cover the Native American-led protests against the Dakota Access pipeline.

On Sept. 3, Democracy Now! filmed security guards working for the Dakota Access pipeline company using dogs and pepper spray to attack protesters. Democracy Now!’s report went viral online and was rebroadcast on many outlets, including CBS, NBC, NPR, CNN, MSNBC and Huffington Post.

“This is an unacceptable violation of freedom of the press,” said Amy Goodman in a statement. “I was doing my job by covering pipeline guards unleashing dogs and pepper spray on Native American protesters.”

Watch Amy Goodman’s Report…

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Comments
  1. This is a troubling development, Dr. Bramhall. When the press is silenced, we no longer have a democracy. I’ve lived through such times under a dictatorship government in my native land Guyana.

    • Rosaliene, I’ve been trouble by subtle corporate censorship of the mainstream media for 30+ years now. When they get really overt about it – by killing journalists or putting them in jail – it gets outright scary.

  2. sojourner says:

    I read this today. Big Brother is getting desperate.

  3. Restless Mind says:

    silencing the press. what else is next?

  4. It’s never been a government for the people. The men who wrote the Constitution created a system that left wealthy merchants firmly in charge. They referred to common people as “rabble.”

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