A conversation about justice for people’: Edmonton protesters support Wet’suwet’en anti-pipeline camps – CBC

by pmnationtalk on January 9, 201954 Views

‘We’re talking about human rights and the planet,’ organizer says

Jan 09, 2019

More than 200 protesters gathered in downtown Edmonton’s Beaver Hills House Park Tuesday evening, in a show of support to people in British Columbia who have been ​fighting a pipeline company from accessing their traditional territory.

“We’re standing in solidarity with those folks that are standing up for their people, for their land and for future generations,” said Eriel Deranger, the executive director of Indigenous Climate Action, which organized the rally alongside Climate Justice Edmonton.

“They have stood with their sovereign and inherent rights to protect land and territory, not just for themselves, but for the benefit of the future of this planet.”

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/edmonton-protest-wet-suwet-en-anti-pipeline-camps-1.4970970

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