30 Nov '16, 8pm

After a failed police crackdown, North Dakota now plans to attack activists with fines.

After a failed police crackdown, North Dakota now plans to attack activists with fines. State officials have threatened to charge any person found transporting “prohibited items” into the Dakota Access Pipeline protesters’ camp. The no-go list includes food, lumber, and Port-a-Potties, with fines as high as $1,000 . The office of Gov. Jack Dalrymple had initially suggested more extreme tactics: cutting off access to the camp with a physical blockade, essentially laying siege to Standing Rock. Activists were quick to point out that this threat smacked of historical violence against Native Americans — as in the 1830s, when U.S. soldiers starved Native tribes in internment camps after forcing them from their land and onto the Trail of Tears . Dalrymple later disavowed the blockade threat , although his office’s evacuation order remains in effect. The Oceti Sakowin Camp alread...

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