Amy Goodman arrested at RNC, Code Pink rally surrounded by riot police

Amy Goodman of Democracy Now arrested, charged with conspiracy to riot.

From Democracy Now

Goodman was arrested while attempting to free two Democracy Now! producers who were being unlawfuly detained. They are Sharif Abdel Kouddous and Nicole Salazar. Kouddous and Salazar were arrested while they carried out their journalistic duties in covering street demonstrations at the Republican National Convention. Goodman’s crime appears to have been defending her colleagues and the freedom of the press.

Coldsnaplegal twitter approx 30 minutes ago

Code Pink is w/ Mothers Against the War. They’re being pushed against Wabasha Bridge by 150 riot cops now.

The police are out of control.

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