AP Photog, 3 Other Journalists Arrested During Violent Rally at GOP Convention

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The Associated Press (AP) is reporting that its photographer Matt Rourke was arrested by St. Paul, Minnesota police during a protest demonstration Monday at the Republican National Convention.

The protest turned violent as protesters harassed some delegates, smashed windows, slashed car tires and threw bottles. Police using pepper spray arrested more than 250 people.

Among those arrested were journalists covering the event, including Rourke, TV host Amy Goodman and two producers of her program, Sharif Abdel Kouddous and Nicole Salazar.

Police said they were arrested on misdemeanor charges.

[Via: AP.org]

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