Free Press: Stop the Arrests of Journalists. Sign the Letter.

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Free Press

Sept 2, 2008

Police in St. Paul arrested several journalists yesterday, including Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman and an AP photographer as they were covering protests of the Republican National Convention. And earlier this weekend, police raided a meeting of the video journalists’ group I-Witness with firearms drawn to arrest independent media, bloggers and videomakers.

Fill out the form below to demand that press intimidation cease immediately and that all charges be dropped. Your message will be delivered to:

* St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman

* Ramsey County Attorney Susan Gaertner

* St. Paul City Attorney John Choi

* Host Committee of the Republican National Convention

Free Press: Stop the Arrests of Journalists. Sign the Letter..

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