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Native American pipeline protesters enter plea agreements to avoid long prison terms

 


State and federal prosecutions of Native Americans and their allies who protested the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline are drawing closer to an end, as two more protesters agreed to plea deals.

After investigations that included a review of photographs and video footage, Native Americans were the only protesters targeted by federal prosecutors. The hundreds of other protesters who were arrested faced charges in North Dakota state court.

https://thinkprogress.org/native-american-pipeline-protesters-enter-plea-agreements-to-avoid-long-prison-terms-2dc55231a53d/

 

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