Bruising from baton injury
Photographers (Professional, Citizen Journalists and Amateur) relationship between the police, is in all probability set to worsen next month when new laws are introduced that allow for the arrest - and up to 'ten years imprisonment' - of anyone who takes pictures of officers 'likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism'.
I know what it says, but I see how the current law is being applied
Justin Tallis photo and story
Jess Hurd story
Kristjan Logason story and pictures
I believe I was also deliberately targeted on one of TSG baton charges at the North Gate, Kensington Park Gardens, whilst covering the 10th Jan Gaza Demo (sustaining a suspected fracture injury to my right shoulder) in order to hamper my ability to take further photographs of the police actions at that location
Photo copyright Stalingrad O'Neill - permission is required for third party usage