Anti-fracking activists from Mi’kmaq First Nation have set cop cars on fire in New Brunswick, Canada. All are in police custody. From the Tar Sands Blockade Facebook page:
HAPPENING RIGHT NOW: police have descended on a blockade encampment of members of the Mi’kmaq First Nation, who have been holding a weeks-long blockade to prevent the Texas-based company Southwestern Energy (SWN) from conducting fracking exploration in their lands. Reports of rubber bullets fired, reckless use of pepper spray, brutality, all at the behest of SWN. Follow the action #mikmaqblockade, #elsipogtog.
Help flood the phone lines and emails of SWN to denounce their support for this violence! Corporate HQ phone: 281.618.4700, firstname.lastname@example.org
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