Posts Tagged ‘Occupy Wall Street’

Police Intimidation Watch: Photogs Cleared of Charges in New York, Seattle

Posted by on Wednesday May 16, 2012 | Photojournalism

A student photographer has been cleared in court of disorderly conduct charges stemming from his arrest in New York City at the scene of an Occupy march in January, the Associated Press reports. Separately, prosecutors in Seattle decided to drop charges against a photographer arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer there during May Day... More

Police Intimidation Watch: Photog Agrees to Community Service for Trespassing on a Public Street

Posted by on Friday March 30, 2012 | Photojournalism

A freelance photographer arrested last fall while covering police action at the Occupy protest in Richmond, Virginia has reportedly agreed to complete 50 hours of community service in exchange for having prosecutors drop trespassing charges against him. Photographer Ian Graham was arrested while covering the removal of protesters by police last October 31, according to... More