Freelance journalist struck in back by police while covering protests in Brooklyn

May 30, 2020
NYPD officers struck freelance journalist Phoebe Leila Barghouty in the back while she was covering protests in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Flatbush on the night of May 30, 2020.The protest was among the many demonstrations held in the city sparked by a video showing a police officer kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a black man, during an arrest on May 25. Floyd was later pronounced dead at a hospital.Barghouty tweeted a video at 10:44 p.m. showing a group …
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