Powerful Photos from the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest as Cops Prepare to Make Arrests

“Hands up, don’t shoot!”

Wes Enzinna

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Police in North Dakota Thursday are moving in on hundreds of demonstrators, including members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, who are challenging the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Protestors say the project threatens the area’s water supply and destroys sacred Native American sites.

Our reporter Wes Enzinna is live on the scene:

 

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