by Travis Lupick, The Georgia Straight, August 28th, 2015
Late Friday (August 28), the B.C. RCMP issued a statement denying it plans to move against a First Nations camp that stands in the path of oil and natural gas pipelines proposed to traverse the province.
As previously reported by the Straight, the B.C. Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) sent a letter to the RCMP warning against “an impending, and possibly large-scale, RCMP action in relation to the Unist’ot’en camp”. That followed the publication of a similar letter signed by a long list of organizations that range from environmentalists to civil-liberties advocates that’s titled, “We Stand with the Unist’ot’en”.
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