Producers Amy Goodman, Sharif Abdel Kouddous, and Nicole Salazar from Democracy Now! were arrested while reporting on street demonstrations at the Republican National Convention. All three journalists were released today. Also arrested was Associated Press photographer Matt Rourke.
This video shows Amy Goodman being placed under arrest:
Nicole Salazar shot this footage of her own arrest:
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