August 2020

Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Trump's Monster: Bulldozers Now Ripping Through Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument


Trump's Monster Border Wall: Catastrophic to Endangered Species and Precious Water in Sonoran Desert: Bulldozers Now Ripping Through Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Located east of Lukeville, Arizona, and near the western border of the Tohono O'odham Nation.



Screenshots by Censored News of video at Organ Pipe by Center for Biological Diversity.
Watch video below:
Center for Biological Diversity


ALERT: Trump’s wall is being built through Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. Bulldozers are ripping a scar through the most spectacular Sonoran desert ecosystem on the planet. Endangered species, Native American sacred sites and protected wilderness are under immediate threat.

More:
The UK Independent: Trump's plan to detain migrant children indefinitely while denying them vaccines is ethnic cleansing in plain sight.

Below: High Country News: 'Where wildlife is up against a wall'
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Democracy Now! Trump Ordered Aides to Speed Up Border Wall Construction, Promising Pardons for Illegal Acts

Trump Ordered Aides to Speed Up Border Wall Construction, Promising Pardons for Illegal Acts

HEADLINEAUG 28, 2019
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Democracy Now!
In other immigration news, The Washington Post is reporting President Trump has ordered his staff to speed up the construction of his border wall before the 2020 election — even if it means breaking the law. Trump reportedly told aides he will pardon them if they face any legal repercussions related to the request, which could including seizing private land, expediting billions of dollars of construction contracts and ignoring environmental regulations. Trump reportedly dismissed concerns over the implications of circumventing appropriate procedures, including by using eminent domain, telling staffers to just “take the land”.
More at Democracy Now:
https://www.democracynow.org/2019/8/28/headlines/trump_ordered_aides_to_speed_up_border_wall_construction_promising_pardons_for_illegal_acts