quinta-feira, outubro 17, 2013

'At least 40 arrested, ‘dozens’ pepper sprayed as RCMP stop Mi’kmaq protesters'

No Canadá.com: "Violence broke out near Rexton, N.B., Thursday as RCMP [Royal Canadian Mounted Police] moved in on a group of First Nations protesting a shale gas project in New Brunswick. At least 40 people have been arrested for “various offences including firearms offences, uttering threats, intimidation, mischief and for refusing to abide by a court injunction,” said the RCMP. For months now, the Elsipogtog Mi’kmaq First Nation has been protesting shale gas exploration in the province." [notícia completa] [notícia na Al Jazeera, na APTN e na CBC News]

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