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United Nations Report -- TigerSwan Targeted Women at Standing Rock, by Water Protector Legal Collective
|photo by Oceti Sakowin Camp/flickr|
WPLC submits Shadow Report to UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on Alleged Human Rights Abuses by Private Security Actors at Standing Rock and the United States
By Water Protector Legal Collective
July 22, 2022
Contact: Nizhoni Begay, Communications Coordinator
On July 22, 2022, the Water Protector Legal Collective, in collaboration with the International Organization for Self-Determination and Equality (IOSDE), submitted a Shadow Report to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (UN CERD) on the Use of Private Security Forces—namely, TigerSwan—by the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline, Energy Transfer Partners, at Standing Rock as a weapon against the #NoDAPL movement and Water Protectors. The 107th session of the Examination of the United States will be held on August 11-12, 2022.
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