North Dakota pipeline: US journalist Amy Goodman faces riot charge

North Dakota pipeline: US journalist Amy Goodman faces riot charge
 

US journalist Amy Goodman is facing charges of participating in a "riot" after filming Native American-led protests over an oil pipeline in North Dakota.
The Democracy Now! reporter said she would surrender to authorities on Monday in response to the charge.
District Judge John Grinsteiner will decide whether there is sufficient evidence to support the riot charge.
Ms Goodman filmed the crackdown on protesters by authorities last month.
"I wasn't trespassing, I wasn't engaging in a riot, I was doing my job as a journalist by covering a violent attack on Native American... read more

 
17 October 2016 in World News, Views: 25
Source: BBC
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