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Water Protectors Shot with “Less Lethal” Police Munitions at Line 3 Pipeline Protests

HeadlineAug 03, 2021

In Minnesota, the Giniw Collective is reporting at least 20 water protectors were brutally arrested over the weekend — including Indigenous lawyer and activist Tara Houska — as resistance to the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline continues. Water protectors say state and local police used tear gas, rubber-coated bullets and pepper bullets, and denied medical care to those held in jail. Some were reportedly held in solitary confinement. Houska on Monday published photos of herself with bruises on her arms and several wounds from police rubber bullets. Click here to see our interviews with Tara Houska about resistance to the Line 3 pipeline.

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