Update On Elsipogtog Anti-Fracking Protest In New Brunswick
This alert was just issued by Idle No More: ALERT ALERT ALERT!!! OCTOBER 19th – Just got word that they need ALL people at the NB site ASAP. Rumored that police are massing and there is mass media. Something big is about to be going down. Please like and share to spread the word!!!
After being violently dispersed on Thursday followed by dozens of solidarity actions on Friday, the non-violent anti-fracking protesters returned to the site of the blockade in Rexton, New Brunswick where they are preventing Houston-based SWN Resources from drilling and fracking the land without consent.
Susan Blight reports: Community & supporters gathered at former site of anti-fracking blockade.
Daryl LeRoux reports: “Protest taking on new energy. Over 100 people singing and drumming Mi’kmaq honour song.”
Angel Flanagan: Heart-thumping beat reverberates off pavement along #route136
There is concern that RCMP are en route with heavily armored vehicles. Protesters are calling for support. Daryl LeRoux reports that RCMP have arrived at North side of blockade and this photo was just tweeted: