The pipeline is expected to take away rights of indigenous people to hunt, fish and gather along the proposed routes and native American communities have been at the forefront of the protests demanding to stop the construction of the pipeline.
As activists and anti-pipeline protesters continue to resist the pipeline construction in Minnesota, they face arrests and intimidation by local authorities
Around 250 protesters who are opposing a controversial pipeline project in the State of Minnesota in the United States have been arrested over the past few days.
Indigenous groups and environmental activists have been opposing the construction of the final phase of the Line 3 pipeline in northwestern Minnesota. The pipeline is operated by the Canadian oil giant Enbridge Inc