Sixteen men indicted for occupancy Oregon

Sixteen men indicted for occupancy Oregon

World February 4, 2016 08:56

portland - A senior judges in America has sixteen people accused of participating in the armed occupation of the office of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon. That made Wednesday US time known the prosecutor.

It was not disclosed what the indictment entails. According to the prosecutor it is quickly known. Earlier eleven former occupants were accused by a lower jury of conspiracy against the local government.

The reason for the occupation of the nature of the office is a drawn-out conflict. It owns land in the area of ​​the federal government. Specifically, the anger directed against the sentences of two farmers who burned down their country in 2012 as a preventative measure against forest fires. During the occupation, the occupier was shot dead by the FBI.

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