“Monstrous”: Canadian Police Prepared to Shoot Indigenous Land Defenders, Documents Show — Activist Post – December 21, 2019

By Jessica Corbett

(Activist Post)  In an exclusive report Friday that outraged human rights advocates worldwide, The Guardian revealed that Canadian police wanted snipers on standby for a January 2019 crackdown on Indigenous land defenders who were blocking construction of a natural gas pipeline through unceded Wet’suwet’en territory.

The Guardian reported on official records—documents as well as audio and video content—reviewed by the newspaper related to the police “invasion” that led to 14 arrests: →

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