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The World Observes Treatment of Human & Indigenous Rights at DAPL Protest

The whole world is watching North Dakota. Amnesty International sends human rights observers to the DAPL peaceful protest — for the second time.

Amnesty International Just Sent Human Rights Observers to North Dakota to Protect Water Protectors | US Uncut

“Confronting men, women, and children while outfitted in gear more suited for the battlefield is a disproportionate response.” ~ Nathan Wellman

No kidding.

Below, Lawrence O’Donnell talks about the U.N. Declaration for Indigenous Rights, U.S. sovereign treaties with the Sioux Tribe, and the genocide of Native Americans.

Lawrence O’Donnell about the UN Declaration for Indigenous Rights | GOAL Tribal Coalition

“Lawrence O’Donnell is speaking out on Indigenous rights regularly and you shouldn’t miss this video about how America was one of only four countries to decline to sign the declaration.” ~ GOAL Tribal Coalition


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JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She writes fiction about an alpha Bichon named Chester, and his friends--with a dash of humor and a dab of poli-sci. JoAnn worked professionally in the Psychology and Information Science fields. Retired now, she enjoys the creative life.


    • JoAnn Chateau

      Thanks for caring and sharing!

  1. puppiesinparadise

    Reblogged this on sliceofheaveninsweden and commented:
    Stand up with the indigenous people of the world to protect our planet and ensure their rights.

    • JoAnn Chateau

      Thank you for sharing and spreading the word!

  2. Dr. Rex

    Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Excellent post. The whole world IS watching!!

    • JoAnn Chateau

      Thank you for sharing!

      • Dr. Rex

        Most welcome! Good one …

  3. Rosaliene Bacchus

    Thanks for sharing, JoAnn. Well said, Lawrence O’Donnell.

    • JoAnn Chateau

      My plez… Yes, O’Donnell’s piece is truly a great American speech.

  4. Sue Dreamwalker

    Thank you JoAnn.. “America was one of only four countries to decline to sign the declaration.”

    It strikes me the USA has dual standards.. Do as I say not as I do.
    Thank you JoAnn xxx

    • JoAnn Chateau

      Power corrupts – Psychology of Politics 101. Thanks for your comment, Sue!

  5. Robert A. Vella

    Meanwhile, the Bundy-led anti-government extremists went free.

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