As Amy Goodman and Sharif Abdel Kouddous of Democracy Now explain, the Secret Service worked with the cops in Minnesota to arrest journalists. Goodman’s press pass was ripped from her neck by the SS and Goodman, producer Nicole Salazar, and were physically absued by the police, even though they are accredited journalists with credenbtials and RNC passes.
|Photo from the Santa Cruz IMC site: "This guy from the Secret Service forced people to stand behind the double yellow lines on Temperance St." According to Goodman and Democracy Now, the SS worked with the police in arresting journalists.|
Amy Goodman and producers speak about RNC Arrests
On Tuesday morning, St. Paul Police Chief John Harrington held a news conference where he spoke about the nearly 300 people arrested in a police crackdown on protesters a day earlier. Among them were several journalists covering the protests in the streets, including three of us at Democracy Now!—Amy Goodman, Sharif Abdel Kouddous and Nicole Salazar. Amy Goodman questions Harrington about the arrests. [includes rush transcript]
Police State Methods:
Preemptive Strikes Against Protest at the Republican National Convention
Raiding Democracy in St. Paul In the months leading up to the Republican National Convention, the FBI-led Minneapolis Joint Terrorist Task Force actively recruited people to infiltrate vegan groups and other leftist organizations and report back about their activities.
Provocation at Protests Is A Type of False Flag Terror When agents provocateur commit violence or destroy property at peaceful protests, they are carrying out false flag terrorism.
Police State Methods: Preemptive Strikes Against Protest at the Republican National Convention In the months leading up to the Republican National Convention, the FBI-led Minneapolis Joint Terrorist Task Force actively recruited people to infiltrate vegan groups and other leftist organizations and report back about their activities.
Anti War Protester Who Offers Flower To Police Pepper Sprayed The police were not feeling the love in Minnesota at the RNC.
Riot cops use tear gas on RNC protesters A protest march at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul on Tuesday began with arrests and ended with police ordering a few dozen lingering marchers to disperse and firing tear gas and flash grenades
RNC Protesters Charged as Terrorists Under Minnesota Patriot Act
Amy Goodman, Democracy Now Producers Discuss Arrest at RNC
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"I told them I had credentials.
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