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Mon Jun 29, 2020, 06:25 PM

Australian reporter testifies re: police beating on day of 45's bible stunt

https://www.smh.com.au/world/north-america/australian-reporter-testifies-about-police-beating-outside-white-house-20200630-p557f8.html

"Los Angeles: Seven Network US correspondent Amelia Brace has described to a US congressional committee how she was shot by non-lethal projectiles and hit by a truncheon as police violently cleared Washington DC's Lafayette Square near the White House.

Brace was broadcasting live back to Australia with her cameraman Tim Myers on June 1 when riot police began forming a line in front of them.

The US House Committee on Natural Resources is investigating the law enforcement crackdown against peaceful protesters at Lafayette Square prior to the arrival of US President Donald Trump for a photo opportunity outside St John's Episcopal Church holding a bible.

"A park police officer who was passing us stopped, turned towards Tim and rammed him in the chest and stomach with the edge of his riot shield, causing Tim to keel over and drop down," Brace told the committee in Washington DC on Monday."...(more)

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Tanuki Jun 29 OP
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Takket Jun 29 #3

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Mon Jun 29, 2020, 07:09 PM

1. K&R

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Mon Jun 29, 2020, 07:37 PM

2. Damn!

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Mon Jun 29, 2020, 07:39 PM

3. the australian government should demand and apology from drumpf.........

we certainly wouldn't stand for it if some jack booted thugs in a foreign land sucker punched one of our press members like that.

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