CPJ Calls on D.C. to Drop Felony Charges Against Journalists Arrested at Trump Inauguration Protests

HeadlineJan 25, 2017

The Committee to Protect Journalists is calling on Washington, D.C., to drop charges against journalists who were arrested and charged with felonies after reporting on the Disrupt J20 actions during Trump’s inauguration Friday. At least six journalists were arrested during the actions, including a reporter with RT America, as well as freelance journalist Aaron Cantú and live-streamer Matt Hopard.

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