Journalist assaulted, camera destroyed while covering pro-law enforcement rally in New York

July 11, 2020
A multimedia journalist for FreedomNews TV, was assaulted by individuals and had her camera smashed while covering a pro-law enforcement “Back the Blue” rally in the Brooklyn borough of New York on July 11, 2020. The rally was a response to continuing Black Lives Matter and anti-police brutality protests sparked by the May 25 police killing of George Floyd, a Black man, by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota.The journalist, who publishes under the name Oliya Scootercaster, told the U.S. Press Freedom …