Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Intimidation of journalists at the RNC


Amy Goodman and Producers Nicole Salazar and Sharif Abdel Kouddous were arrested and released hours later at the Republican National Convention yesterday. All three were violently manhandled by law enforcement officers. Goodman was charged with obstruction, and felony riot charges are still pending against Kouddous and Salazar. Democracy Now! forcefully rejects all of these charges as false and an attempt at intimidation of these journalists. We demand that the charges be immediately and completely dropped. Stay tuned for more information.

Keep the story of illegal arrests of independent journalists at the RNC alive. Please forward these videos to everyone you know.

Footage of Producer Nicole Salazar's Arrest at RNC
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jreRSEQ_yg

Footage of Amy Goodman's Arrest at RNC
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYjyvkR0bGQ

Amy Goodman Interviews Producers Nicole Salazar and Sharif Abdel Kouddous About Their Arrests at RNC
http://www.democracynow.org/2008/9/2/amy_goodman_two_democracy_now


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