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Native protests: Pipeline construction halted

A controversial oil pipeline opposed by Native American tribes has been halted.

The US government says more study is needed before construction can resume.

If their decision holds in court, it will mark a major victory for thousands of indigenous people, many of whom have been camped out in North Dakota in protest.

Video by Anna Bressanin and Charlie Northcott

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