Prosecutor Sought Enbridge Funding To Prosecute Water Protectors

The Center for Protest Law & Litigation has obtained documents through our ongoing investigation showing that Jonathan Frieden, the lead prosecutor in Hubbard County, Minnesota, who is seeking to [...]

Line 3 Replacement Has Been Completed So Why Are Activists Still Camping Out?

By Yasmine Askari, MinnPost. -

Every few days, Jaike Spotted-Wolf walks over to a well near Camp Migizi to refill several five-gallon water containers. At the camp, where Spotted-Wolf is one of several matriarchs, there is no [...]

New Campaign To Drop Charges Against Line 3 Pipeline Water Protectors

By Resist Line 3, Popular Resistance. -

Anishinaabe Akiing, Minnesota - Today, defendants arrested while opposing the construction of Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline launched a campaign calling on Minnesota’s elected leadership to [...]

Attorney General Keith Ellison Speech Disrupted By Water Protectors

By Akičita Šuŋka-wakaŋ Ska, Unicorn Riot. -

St. Paul, MN – During a swearing-in ceremony of the new Dean and President Anthony Niedwiecki at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law on September 23, 2021, water protectors disrupted Minnesota [...]

Criminal Cases Against Line 3 Protesters Clog Court System

By Kristi Marohn, Our Midland. -

Brainerd, Minnesota - Maya Stovall was a student at Carleton College helping organize on climate issues when she learned about the Line 3 oil pipeline. She decided to travel to northern [...]

Water Protectors Vow To Keep Fighting As Line 3 Completed

By Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams. -

Indigenous and environmental activists on Wednesday vowed to keep up the fight against Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline expansion after the Canadian company announced the completion of the [...]

Over 50 Line 3 Pipeline Protesters Arrested Outside Governor’s Residence

By Niko Georgiades, Unicorn Riot. -

St. Paul, MN – Over 50 water protectors protesting Line 3 were arrested, some violently, outside the Minnesota Governor’s Residence in St. Paul on Saturday, August 28, 2021. Those arrested were [...]

Water Protectors Shut Down Major US-Canadian Tar Sands Terminal

By Last Real Indians. -

Clearbrook, MN - This morning, Water Protectors erected multiple blockades at a major U.S.-Canadian tar sands terminal in Clearbrook, Minnesota in direct opposition to Enbridge’s Line 3. From [...]

Pressure Is Building On President Biden To Stop Line 3

By Margaret Levin, Minnesota Reformer. -

After walking more than 250 miles over 16 days, from the headwaters of the Mississippi River down to the Twin Cities, water protectors fighting to stop the Line 3 tar sands pipeline were met by [...]

Arrests Made As Water Protectors Rally At Governor’s Residence

By Resist Line 3, Popular Resistance. -

St. Paul, MN - On Saturday morning, hundreds of people participated in a march from the MN State Capitol to the Governor's residence led by pipeline resistance camp Camp Migizi. According to a [...]

Thousands Of Water Protectors Rally At The Minnesota State Capitol

By Resist Line 3, Popular Resistance. -

St Paul, MN - On Wednesday afternoon, more than 2,000 water protectors gathered outside the Minnesota State Capitol for the Treaties not Tar Sands Rally to stop the Line 3 tar sands pipeline and [...]

First Trial From Treaty People Gathering Ends In Acquittal

By Sean Parsons, Unicorn Riot. -

The first person arrested during this summer’s Treaty People Gathering to take her case to trial was acquitted Wednesday on one gross misdemeanor charge in Hubbard County District Court, marking [...]

Despite Thousands of Protestors, Line 3 Almost Done

By Kristoffer Tigue, Inside Climate News. -

In the dense coniferous forests of northern Minnesota, they’ve shown up nearly every day to chain themselves to equipment and block traffic on roads, chanting “water is life.” Not a week has [...]

Water Walkers Headed For Minnesota Capitol

By Barbara With, WCMC. -

Water walkers bound for the Minnesota State Capitol left Backus, MN this morning after spending the night at the home of an ally along the route. The walk began last Saturday at the Fire Light [...]

Court Stops Police From Blockading Line 3 Protester Camp

By Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams. -

In a development progressives called a "huge legal win in the fight against Line 3," a Minnesota court on Friday ordered police in Hubbard County to stop impeding access to the Giniw Collective's [...]

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