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Thursday, October 6, 2016

Heavy Police Force Blocks Standing Rock Prayer Oct. 6, 2016

Armored police vehicles and riot police block Standing Rock water protectors today, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, as they move forward in a caravan to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline construction.
The photos and videos of this excessive force of police, showing up with armored vehicles in riot gear, when Standing Rock water protectors are unarmed and offering prayers, shows the world what most of the world already knew: Police in the U.S. have become bullies. Instead of serving the people, police in the U.S. serve politicians and corporations, and the most corrupt of them all -- the U.S. government. -- Censored News
Watch videos below of today.

Sami and Mekong Thai Stand with Standing Rock

Sami share gifts with Standing Rock Chairman Dave Archambault II at Standing Rock Camp.
Sami live in Norway, Sweden, Finland and part of Russia.
Photo by Michelle Thelen published with permission at Censored News.

International Rivers shares this inspiring message from the Mekong in Thailand

Our Thai partners hadn't heard of the Sioux struggle to protect the Missouri River from a gas pipeline in North Dakota. But when they learned what was happening, they had a message for their sisters and brothers in the movement: The Mekong stands with Standing Rock.
Solidarity is real. And it knows no boundaries
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