Police officers around the country attacked journalists who were covering the George Floyd protests, which turned violent. The journalists were clearly identified as press, but cops targeted them anyway (MORE VIDEO BELOW).
.@OmarJimenez (the CNN reporter who was arrested yesterday) and his crew are putting themselves in harm’s way to report the news in Minneapolis. Press are being shot at with projectiles. Courageous journalism. pic.twitter.com/W4sb9F4ht8— Beau Willimon (@BeauWillimon) May 31, 2020
Philly police pin young black man to the ground with their knees, swat our field reporter with a baton for filming the scene.— Unicorn Riot (@UR_Ninja) May 31, 2020
"I'm a journalist, sir!"
"I don't care what you are. Beat it." pic.twitter.com/llguNcdTlx
Minnesota State Patrol just fired tear gas at reporters and photographers at point blank range. pic.twitter.com/r7X6J7LKo8— Molly Hennessy-Fiske (@mollyhf) May 31, 2020
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