top
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Related Categories: San Francisco | Police State and Prisons
When pigs attack
by mark
Sunday Mar 21st, 2004 6:16 PM
SFPD mistakes a video camera for a fajita -- some shaky video from March 20th in San Francisco.
March 20, 2004: As police arrested three antiwar protesters (breaking one protester's arm in the process) on Market street, a motorcycle tipped over and one riot cop decided to pin it on an IMC videographer -- rushing the reporter, slamming him face first onto the pavement and bashing his camera on the ground (breaking it). Then they bent the reporter's thumb back until it broke. Although police eventually figured out the reporter hadn't knocked over the motorcycle, they arrested him anyway and charged him with "interfering with an arrest" (it wouldn't look good to give someone a nice bump on the head and then just let him go..). Brian from SF Food Not Bombs, one of the protesters arrested at Market and Taylor, was charged with felony "lynching".
§When pigs attack
by mark Sunday Mar 21st, 2004 6:16 PM
popo001.jpg
§When pigs attack
by mark Sunday Mar 21st, 2004 6:16 PM
popo002.jpg
§When pigs attack
by mark Sunday Mar 21st, 2004 6:16 PM
popo003.jpg
LATEST COMMENTS ABOUT THIS ARTICLE
Listed below are the latest comments about this post.
These comments are submitted anonymously by website visitors.
TITLE AUTHOR DATE
Pigs of IndianaSilas SconiersSaturday Jul 10th, 2004 11:41 PM
no evidencebrother d-dayMonday Apr 12th, 2004 12:04 PM
witnessalineMonday Mar 22nd, 2004 7:40 PM
photo / video of police brutality neededmarkMonday Mar 22nd, 2004 12:38 PM
Other Pics posted at GreenPress.orgGreen PressMonday Mar 22nd, 2004 1:48 AM
Does anyone have any video of the guy who got his arm broken?BrettSunday Mar 21st, 2004 7:54 PM