Resource: Police are Attacking Journalists at Protests. We're Suing.

By: Brian Hauss and Teresa Nelson

June 3, 2020

ACLU Minnesota

As people take to the streets to demand justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, and too many other Black people who have been killed by police in recent years, journalists have joined them to bear witness. While covering these protests in cities throughout the country, journalists have become conspicuous targets for arrest, intimidation, and assault by police officers, even though (or perhaps because) they are clearly identifiable as members of the press.