The activist happened upon a young woman who had been pulled over and began filming as a student sat on the curb. Officer Aquino asked that Juárez step back as he was conducting an investigation but the activist countered that he, at thirteen feet back, was at a reasonable distance and was not interfering with the policeman's work. As the video goes on to show, other officers, five in total, arrived on scene. One asked for his identification.Read more »
U.S. Celebrates Wikileaks arrest by announcing Press Freedom Day. In other news, reports are coming in that Irony has been found dead in his apartment at 123 WTF Ave.
"Wikileaks' Julian Assange is arrested on suspicion of rape; today U.S. State Department drops this gem: "The United States is pleased to announce that it will host UNESCO's World Press Freedom Day event in 2011 in Washington, D.C." Oh my."Read more »
Yet another great irony of law. As people in the US are being detained for holding cameras near things the government doesn't want recorded, now there is a law designed to protect freedom of the press *outside* the US.Read more »
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