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Massive protest slams Hennepin County Sherriff deployment to Standing Rock

By staff |
October 31, 2016
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Thousands protest Hennepin County Sheriff personnel at Standing Rock
Thousands protest deployment of Hennepin County Sheriff personnel to Standing Rock (Fight Back! News/Staff)

Minneapolis, MN – Nearly 2000 protesters, many Native American, rallied at city hall here, Oct. 28, demanding that Hennepin County Sheriff Stanek immediately withdraw sheriff department personnel from North Dakota, where they have been deployed against demonstrators who are fighting to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

About 30 sheriff department personnel have been sent to North Dakota, where they have been photographed carrying out brutal attacks on demonstrators who are defending water resources and sacred land.

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