Canada: indigenous anti-pipeline protesters call police presence ‘act of war’

Police officers deployed near checkpoint where protesters have gathered to block the construction of a natural gas pipelineIndigenous protesters in Canada have called a growing police presence near their makeshift checkpoint “an act of war”, as tensions mount over a stalled pipeline project in northern British Columbia.In defiance of a court order, dozens of protesters have gathered on a logging road nearly 700km (430 miles) north-west of Vancouver, to block the construction of a natural gas pipeline. Continue reading…

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