Actress Shailene Woodley arrested during pipeline protest



US actress Shailene Woodley has been arrested during a protest in North Dakota against a huge oil pipeline project that will cross four states.
Her arrest at a construction site happened as she was broadcasting the protest, which involved more than 200 people, on Facebook Live.
Police say she was one of 27 people arrested on charges of criminal trespass and engaging in a riot.
The Dakota Access pipeline project has drawn huge protests.
Native Americans have halted its construction in North Dakota, saying it will desecrate sacred land and damage the environment.
In the Facebook Live footage,... read more

 
11 October 2016 in World News, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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