Independent journalist shoved by law enforcement officers while covering protests

November 4, 2020
Garrison Davis, an independent journalist, said he was pushed by law enforcement officers in separate incidents while covering demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, on Nov. 4, 2020.Davis was documenting two protests in progress; one group was calling for every vote cast in the U.S. presidential election to be counted, while another expressed a combination of dismay with the electoral system and support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Protests had been held in Portland on almost a nightly basis since the …

Vice News journalist shoved by law enforcement officers while documenting Portland protests

November 4, 2020
Documentary filmmaker Lance Bangs was pushed by law enforcement officers while covering demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, on Nov. 4, 2020, according to videos posted on social media.Protests had been held in Portland on almost a nightly basis since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25. The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker is documenting assaults, arrests and other incidents involving journalists covering BLM protests across the country.There were two main demonstrations in Portland on Nov. 4, with one group …

Beverly Hills Courier reporter detained during LA election-related protest, released without charge

November 4, 2020
Beverly Hills Courier staff writer Samuel Braslow was one of at least five journalists detained while covering election-related protests in support of the Black Lives Matter movement in Los Angeles, California, on Nov. 4, 2020.Braslow confirmed to the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker that he was documenting a protest outside City Hall in downtown L.A. that evening. When the event dispersed at 6:30 p.m., a small group of remaining demonstrators walked south down Spring Street toward Pershing Square, according to accounts …

Journalist shoved multiple times by law enforcement officers at Portland protests

November 4, 2020
Independent journalist Bethany Kerley said she was pushed by law enforcement officers covering demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, on Nov. 4, 2020.There were two protests in progress; one group was calling for every vote cast in the U.S. presidential election to be counted, while another expressed a combination of dismay with the electoral system and support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Protests had been held in Portland on almost a nightly basis since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis …

Journalist covering Portland protest shoved by law enforcement officers

November 4, 2020
Independent photojournalist Mason Lake said he was pushed by law enforcement officers while covering demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, on Nov. 4, 2020.Protests had been held in Portland on almost a nightly basis since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25. The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker is documenting assaults, arrests and other incidents involving journalists covering BLM protests across the country.There were two main demonstrations in Portland on Nov. 4, with one group calling for every vote cast …

Journalist documenting Portland protest shoved by law enforcement officers

November 4, 2020
Freelance journalist Maranie Staab said she was pushed by law enforcement officers while covering demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, on Nov. 4, 2020.Protests had been held in Portland on almost a nightly basis since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25. The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker is documenting assaults, arrests and other incidents involving journalists covering BLM protests across the country.There were two main demonstrations in Portland on Nov. 4, with one group calling for every vote cast …

Journalist shoved by law enforcement officers at Portland protests

November 4, 2020
A member of a press collective called the 45th Parallel Absurdist Brigade said they were pushed by law enforcement officers while covering demonstrations in Portland, Oregon, on Nov. 4, 2020.Protests had been held in Portland on almost a nightly basis since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25. The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker is documenting assaults, arrests and other incidents involving journalists covering BLM protests across the country.There were two main demonstrations in Portland on Nov. 4, …
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