In Case The Media Avoids It, This Just Happened To The "NO DAPL" Movement

By: Amy Cooper, ACRONYM


It seems as if things that occur that are against the Government tend to go unnoticed in the media, but at least TIME is reporting this. The Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp fell victim to a fire Wednesday. It's cited by writers Blake Nicholson and James MacPherson that "opponents of the project set fire to makeshift wooden housing." 

The camp has been a home for protesters for around 6 months, before a Government Deadline was issued to be removed from federal land. If protesters were to resist (though most agreed to leave peacefully), they would be arrested. 

There was a deadline of 2PM yesterday for protesters to leave, and it seems as if the fire was set after this, but was not indicated in TIME's article. 

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