At the beginning of 2016, protesters went to the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge to in what would result in a 41-day occupation of the Federal property. Ten months later, a jury found seven of these protesters not guilty.

The defendants in question included: (L-R, top to bottom) Ryan Bundy, Ammon Bundy, Jeff Banta, Neil Wampler, Kenneth Medenbach, David Fry and Shawna Cox. (Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office)

Charges dismissed included:

Roughly 24 people were arrested for the occupation; seven more of the protesters will face trial in February of 2017.