“Interfering with an investigation” is one of those wondrously ambiguous catch-alls that law enforcement uses with impunity to restrict people’s constitutional rights. Award-winning documentary photographer Shawn Nee is only the latest to get shut down by camera-phobic cops.Good thing he has back-up cameras on his person – something I’d recommend for anyone who may have cause to question “authori-tah“.
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This is never before seen footage from a protest that took place on May 1st 2009. In this video the NYPD approach the activists and the situation escalated from there. Police approached Luke Rudkowski and demanded he stopped filming, which started a confrontation between the two.