Photojournalist arrested while covering Minneapolis protests

May 30, 2020
Freelance photojournalist Stephen Maturen was arrested alongside two other journalists while covering protests in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 30, 2020.Multiple days of protests in Minneapolis and across the nation were 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. The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker documents all arrests separately. Find arrests of journalists covering protests related to the …

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 …

Freelance journalist arrested amid Los Angeles protests

May 30, 2020
Los Angeles police officers arrested freelance journalist Oren Peleg while he was covering protests in the city on May 30, 2020.Protests that began in Minnesota on May 26 spread across the country, sparked by a video showing a police officer kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a black man, during an arrest the day before. Floyd was later pronounced dead at a hospital.Peleg told the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker that he was reporting on protests in downtown Los Angeles …
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