Injustice

Man who ‘died for 10 minutes’ due to severe heart problems has disability benefit cut to £20 a week

A man whose heart stopped beating for almost 10 minutes after he suffered a cardiac arrest, has had his disability benefits cut to just £20 a …

Justice

The 38 Dakota Warriors Lincoln Hanged

In some cases, trials lasted less than five minutes. None of the accused were provided with legal representation, and much of the evidence was based …

Liberal View

Oil and Water

2016<p>April 1<p>September 3<p>October 3<p>“Exploitation of ongoing native versus non-native rifts, and tribal rifts between peaceful and violent elements is …

Justice

Native Americans Confront the Legacy of Adoption

Conrad Eagle Feather, a Sicangu Lakota, was only three when he was taken from the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota and adopted by a …

Justice

Bill Introduced to Stop Civil Forfeiture Funding of DEA Marijuana Eradication Program

The Stop Civil Asset Forfeiture Funding for Marijuana Suppression Act, first introduced in 2015, would use Congress' power of the purse to block …

Cannabis

Pipeline protester accused in shooting reaches plea deal

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Attorneys for a Denver woman accused of shooting at law enforcement officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline say they've reached a deal with prosecutors to avoid a lengthy prison term.<p>If a judge agrees, Red Fawn Fallis would plead guilty …

Business

It's time for Iowa Legislature to fix Dakota Pipeline flaws

CLOSE<p>Frank Cordaro describes an FBI raid at the Catholic Worker House in Des Moines on Aug. 11, 2017. Two other activists, Ruby Montoya and Jessica …

Des Moines

Is ICE Targeting Immigration Activists? Family Members of Detained and Deported Leaders Speak Out

Ravi Ragbir, the executive director of the New Sanctuary Coalition of NYC, was detained on Thursday when he went to his check-in with Immigration and …

Liberal View

North Dakota Chick-Fil-A Kicks Out Woman For Breastfeeding

A North Dakota woman said she was asked to leave a local Chick-fil-A over the weekend after trying to breastfeed her infant child, according to <i>USA</i> …

North Dakota

The Justice Department Helped A State Prosecutor Target Facebook Records Of Anti-Pipeline Activists

Nine months after pipeline opponents in Washington state staged a protest that blocked freeway traffic, Facebook ended a protracted legal standoff with a county prosecutor, turning over detailed records on the indigenous-led group behind the demonstration. Despite the fact that no criminal charges …

Justice

Prosecuting Dakota Access protesters proves challenging and comes with ‘collateral consequences’

BISMARCK, N.D. — Sam Saylor walked down a dark hallway of the Morton County Courthouse to the clerk of district court’s office.<p>He was there to ask if …

Montana

Tribal members share stories of missing, murdered cases

FORT YATES — Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe called Monday for a greater sense of urgency and more law enforcement resources to solve cases …

Indigenous Peoples

Dennis Rodman DUI Swerving & Blaring Music ... Cops Say

Dennis Rodman wasn't exactly going incognito before his DUI arrest -- with cops saying he was driving like a maniac and blaring music from his car …

Dennis Rodman

Rahul Gandhi’s Amethi visit: Congress workers ‘beat up’ protesters at Salon

A protest against Rahul Gandhi at Salon on Monday. (Express photo)<p>Congress workers on Monday allegedly beat up and chased away protesters at Salon …

India

Western Australia's Corrective Services Boss Denies Teens Were Subjected To Solitary Confinement

"We actually don't torture people in corrections in this state," Western Australia's corrective services commissioner said.<p>The human rights organisation has called for the unit's closure because, it claims, three young people were held there in solitary confinement for at least two weeks at a time …

Australia

More than 180,000 people have lost disability payments because of cruel Tory benefit reforms

More than 180,000 people have lost disability payments because of cruel Tory benefit reforms.<p>The government began phasing out the Disability Living …

Disability

Teenagers held in isolated cells for more than 250 days in Western Australia

Amnesty International calls for unit in youth detention centre to close, saying treatment may breach international law<p>Two teenagers have been in isolated cells in a Perth youth detention centre for more than 250 days, and three allegedly subjected to extended periods of solitary confinement, …

Justice

Charges over speed camera rock threat

A SPEED camera operator in Perth has allegedly been threatened after he detected a car travelling 15km/h over the speed limit.<p>The officer was parked …

Bristol ‘litter police’ say they can issue fines on ANY land ‘open to air’ after trespass accusation

Enforcement officers dubbed Bristol’s “litter police” say they have the power to issue fines on any land that is “open to the air” – after being …

Justice

Pipeline protester's elderly exploitation case dismissed

Authorities have dropped a second charge against a Bismarck woman accused of abusing and exploiting her elderly mother during protests against the …

Business

The Justice Department Helped a Local Prosecutor Target the Facebook Records of Anti-Pipeline Activists

The case began on February 11, three weeks after Trump took office. Red Line Salish Sea, formerly known as the Bellingham NoDAPL Coalition, organized …

Justice

Rehab Addict Star Nicole Curtis' Ex Faces Arrest Over Alleged Unpaid Child Support for Their Son

The father of <i>Rehab Addict</i> star Nicole Curtis‘ eldest son is facing possible jail time after he allegedly didn’t pay years worth of child …

Celebrity Gossip

Pipeline protesters shut down Duluth bank by locking themselves to entrances

DULUTH — Protesters shut down the Wells Fargo bank in downtown Duluth on Friday morning when three men in a crowd of about three-dozen protesters …

Wells Fargo

Minnesota Native American tribe seeks farm bill funding

Minnesota Native American leaders are part of an initiative to bring more farm bill funding to Indian Country.<p>More than 30 tribes across the country …

Business

Fox Drops Patty Hearst Project After She Cries Foul

Hearst charged that the film—and CNN’s additional upcoming Hearst projects—“romanticizes my rape and torture and calls my abduction a ‘rollicking adventure.’ ”<p>Twentieth Century Fox is no longer moving forward with a planned <b>Patty Hearst</b> film, shortly after the media heiress called out the …

Justice

Woman accused of protest shooting claims she was seduced by FBI informant

A Denver woman accused of shooting at law officers during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline will not receive more information about an …

Crime

CNN uses pic of unknown woman to promote Patty Hearst docuseries

CNN created a case of mistaken identity with its upcoming docuseries “The Radical Story of Patty Hearst,” based on the Jeffrey Toobin book.<p>The news …

Justice

Chilling video shows how easy it is to miss signs of human trafficking

A video set in an idyllic town showing smiling service workers going about their jobs has a chilling twist in its tail.<p>How many signs of human …

Justice

Protesters chained to bank doors in Duluth

Protesters upset with Wells Fargo's financial backing of oil pipeline projects chained themselves to bank's doors in downtown Duluth.

Wells Fargo

Native Sun News Today: Sudden death of Indian inmate saves lives of others

On Christmas Eve, an inmate in the South Dakota Department of Corrections was declared brain dead after suffering from a brain aneurysm.

Indigenous Peoples