The videoamanda Ruptly producer injured in protests in Sweden
Ruptly producer injured during protests in Gothenburg, Sweden, said the chief editor MIA "Russia today" and RT Margarita Simonyan.
She said that staff videoamanda busted lip and broken equipment.
She added that, after the police drove away the protesters, the producer was taken at a safe distance.
A week ago, attacked by police have also been the correspondent of RIA Novosti, Mikhail Turgiev covering the protests in Minneapolis. The employee MIA "Russia today" sprayed in the face with pepper spray after he produced a press card and identified himself as the employee of the press. Similarly, law enforcement officers at a cost with a nearby group of journalists of the American channel VICE.
In addition, on June 1, the Washington police shot a journalist with rubber bullets while covering protests at the White house, despite the fact that she repeated several times, which is a member of the press, but also showed a press card.
In many American cities, a wave of riots and protests over the death of African American George Floyd, who was detained by the police. Published in Network footage shows that the police put on handcuffs the man and threw him on the ground, while one of them pressed a knee on the neck of the detainee.
Floyd said several times that it is difficult to breathe, and then fades. He died in intensive care. After the incident, the police involved were fired, one was charged with murder, three others — aiding and abetting the murder.
Protests were held in many other major cities around the world.