Absurd charges brought against reporters covering Occupy Wall Street movementhttp://en.rsf.org/united-states-absurd-charges-brought-against-09-11-2011,41370.html
Publisher: Reporters without Borders
Date Written: 09/11/2011
Year Published: 2011
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX13882
Journalists covering the Occupy Wall Street movements protests and marches are not only exposed to police brutality but also to a sort of judicial lottery when detained. The situation varies from state to state, according to local laws, but the freedom to report news and information is being violated almost everywhere, not only for professional journalists but also for bloggers and for activists who want to cover the protests themselves.