USA - Media Targetted By Police

In case you missed it, CNN's Omar Jimenez was one of many in the media arrested during the recent demonstrations. He was reporting live at the time, within the law. His crew had all media passes fully visible.



Another victim was British Press Photographer Adam Gray, openly displaying his media credentials, arrested in New York last night for 'unlawful assembly' ...
... thrown to the ground by cops, who climbed on top of me while handcuffing me. I get that in the heat of the moment you might get pushed or grabbed, but as soon as you say that you're press, it normally stops there but not this time.
He was held in custody for eight hours.

His boss, SWNS editor-in-Chief Andrew Young said ...
This is an affront to press freedom. It's an outrage.