Video: U.N. Guards Beat Reuters Photographer at Cancún Climate Talks

December 11, 2010
Web Exclusive
Blogarrest

Democracy Now! videotaped U.N. security guards Friday beating a Reuters photographer who was arrested while covering a protest at the U.N. climate conference in Cancún. Guards seized Jorge Silva’s press credentials and then beat him while he was detained on a bus. The incident sparked a protest by other Mexican photographers.