Thursday, March 03, 2011
Police brutailty can now be caught on camera
This short film is a trailer and introduction to the problem of Police brutailty at protests and demonstrations - and an invitation to participate in its solution.
Anyone with a digital camera can now play a vital role - as a 'citizen photojournalist' - in holding the police to account for their actions.
For many years, despite accusations of heavy-handed policing at protests, there has been little to make the police accountable. So, while protestors routinely face arrest - and rightfully so if they are engaged in violence - police brutality has largely gone on with impunity.
If you go to a protest or demonstration, or observe Police Officers misusing their powers, TAKE A PHOTOGRAPH AND UPLOAD IT TO THIS FLICKR GROUP:
You can also visit the special blog that has been set up to get updates and information:
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