U.S. military veterans were arriving on Thursday at a camp to join thousands of activists braving snow and freezing temperatures to protest a pipeline project near a Native American reservation in North Dakota.

However, other veterans in the state took exception to the efforts of the group organizing veterans to act as human shields for the protesters, saying the nature of the protests reflected poorly on the participants.

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At least 2,000 U.S. military veterans have arrived at Standing Rock amid frigid cold to help battle against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.

The vets, led by Wesley Clark Jr., son of retired general and former presidential candidate Wesley Clark, began arriving in force today to help protest against the controversial crude oil pipeline project in North Dakota.

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As protesters continue to stand against the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, facing off against heavily militarized police and their water cannons, rubber bullets, tear gas, and tasers, they have gained broad support. Celebrities and millions of social media users have raised awareness about the situation in North Dakota, and now, the “water protectors” have earned support from another group: veterans.

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Armed police in the US state of North Dakota have arrested 141 Native American protesters and environmental activists during a tense confrontation.

They were among several hundred people who occupied private land in the path of a controversial new oil pipeline.

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A US judge has rejected charges against journalist Amy Goodman, who was accused of participating in a “riot” after filming Native American-led protests over a oil pipeline in North Dakota.

The Democracy Now! reporter hailed the decision as a “vindication of the freedom of the press”.
The county sheriff’s department did not, however, rule out other charges.

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