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On February 22nd, as North Dakota law enforcement moved in to evict the residents of the Oceti Sakowin Camp, part of the Standing Rock resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline, filmmaker and journalist Janny Lee, working with the Sundance Institute, was arrested while filming a...
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The activist and artist, Chen Yunfei, has been tortured for extended periods in a Chinese prison. Chen told his lawyer, Sui Muqing, that he was tortured twice for violating the rules of the detention center. His hands and feet were cuffed and shackled for over...
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Drop the Charges Against Jahnny Lee

On February 22nd, as North Dakota law enforcement moved in to evict the residents of the Oceti Sakowin Camp, part of the Standing Rock resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline, filmmaker and journalist Jahnny Lee, working with the Sundance Institute, was arrested while filming a standoff between police and water

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