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RCMP set up ‘exclusion zones’ for public and media as raid on B.C. camps start

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Members of the RCMP Division Liaison Team (DLT) at the Gidumt’en checkpoint on Jan 7, 2019. Photo: facebook

APTN National News, Jan. 7, 2019

The RCMP are setting up exclusion zones and closed roads to the public and media as officers get set to dismantle two camps on unceded Wet’suwet’en territory.

“During the police enforcement operation, temporary exclusion zones and road closures will be established for police and public safety reasons,” said the news release sent out Monday morning that confirmed the RCMP will enforce a court order requested by a pipeline company trying to build a pipeline through Wet’suwet’en territory. Read the rest of this entry