United Nation Experts Validate Standing Rock Sioux Opposition To Dakota Access Pipeline

United Nation Experts Validate Standing Rock Sioux Opposition To Dakota Access Pipeline

Cannon Ball, North Dakota – United Nations Expert, the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, released a statement yesterday calling upon the United States to immediately halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, in recognition of dire and direct threats to the drinking water, burial grounds and sacred sites of the Standing Rock Sioux people. Continue reading