Movement Defense

Successfully Defending Water Protectors Against Line 3 Criminal Charges

Brave water protectors put their bodies on the line tirelessly and peacefully protesting the construction of the Line 3 pipeline in northern Minnesota, in opposition to the destruction of Indigenous land, resources, and the environment. The CPLL supported water protectors as they faced trumped up criminal charges for lawfully opposing the destruction of their land. This intense fight resulted in important victories and the dismissal of outrageous felony theft charges leveled against water protectors.
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