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North Dakota Issues Arrest Warrant For Amy Goodman

Charges of criminal trespass were issued after Goodman attempted to cover the Native American-led protests against the Dakota Access pipeline.
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An arrest warrant has been issued for the host of Democracy Now!, apparently for committing journalism, although the official charge is criminal trespass.

Source: Democracy Now!

In other Dakota Access pipeline news, last Thursday, Morton County, North Dakota, issued an arrest warrant for Amy Goodman. The charge: criminal trespass, a misdemeanor offense. The case, State of North Dakota v. Amy Goodman, stems from Democracy Now!’s coverage in North Dakota over the Labor Day weekend of the Native American-led protests against the Dakota Access pipeline. On Saturday, September 3, Democracy Now! filmed security guards working for the Dakota Access pipeline company using dogs and pepper spray to attack protesters.

Protester: "These people are just threatening all of us with these dogs. And she, that woman over there, she was charging, and it bit somebody right in the face."

Amy Goodman: "The dog has blood in its nose and its mouth."

Protester: "And she’s still standing here threatening us."

Amy Goodman: "Why are you letting their—her dog go after the protesters? It’s covered in blood!"

Democracy Now!'s report went viral online and was viewed more than 13 million times on Facebook alone, and our footage was rebroadcast on many outlets, including CBS, NBC, NPR.org, CNN, MSNBC and Huffington Post.


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