We Won’t Be Accessories to Genocide: Moscow, Idaho 3-4-12


Among three other protesters who sat in Washington Street on Sunday night, March 4, Jeanne McHale blocked three enormous ExxonMobil/Imperial Oil megaloads of processing equipment moving through downtown Moscow, Idaho, toward the devastating Alberta tar sands project in Canada.  City and state police jailed the two male blockaders but refused to arrest the two females whom they also dragged out of the road and detained.  In a brief interview with a KRFP Radio Free Moscow reporter, Jeanne explained why she and many others are marching, chanting, and even willing to risk arrest after protesting for numerous nights in the dark winter cold of Idaho, while contributing several supportive roles to Wild Idaho Rising Tide.  “We’re not going to be accessories to genocide and climate change and increased cancer rates and all the other ecological damages that the tar sands intends to cause…”

(By Sharon Cousins)

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One thought on “We Won’t Be Accessories to Genocide: Moscow, Idaho 3-4-12

  1. Pingback: Sentencing Hearing of March 4 Megaload Blockaders | Wild Idaho Rising Tide

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