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Two days after PINAC correspondent Mo Gelber put the word out on PINAC Live! that he was seeking video of NYPD cops assaulting him during a protest, he received the video from a friend who found it online.

And it proves the events went down just as he described.

In fact, it shows the cops trying to shove him from a sidewalk onto a street as they were ordering protesters to get off the street and onto the sidewalk.

The altercation between Gelber and NYPD officers begins at 1:51 in the video below when a white-shirted supervisor storms up to him with his bullhorn and begins yelling at him to move back.

As you can see in Gelber’s photo below, anybody who remained on the street would have been arrested for obstructing traffic.

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Photo by Mo Gelber

Gelber places his hand on the bullhorn to prevent it from smashing into his face, which was when several blue-shirted cops shoved him hard.

Because Gelber was trying his best to remain on the sidewalk, trying not to give them an excuse to arrest him, he lost his balance and fell into the street, his head slamming against a police SUV.

He’s lucky they didn’t then arrest him for obstructing traffic.

Gelber was in such pain that he visited a doctor the following day who diagnosed him with having a concussion. He still has back pain, but it’s not as bad as it was a few days ago.

Gelber was not the only citizen who ended up needing medical care after being shoved by cops during the protest.

The New York Daily News reports that Elsa Waithe was video recording the arrest of another protester when a cop shoved her hard, sending her crashing against a railing.

She ended up transported by ambulance to a hospital.

Gelber managed to photograph her as she was being lifted onto the ambulance on a stretcher.  Video of that incident can be seen here.

Waithe has filed a complaint and internal affairs says they are investigating.

Gelber is also considering filing a complaint now that he has video evidence.

Mo Gelber PINAC

PINAC’s Mo Gelber whacked by NYPD for Photographing a Protest March

Then there was an incident involving an off-duty NYPD cop who stepped out of his car on the Brooklyn Bridge to confront protesters, pulling out a gun after he was punched in the shoulder by a protester.

The media, of course, went with the Police PR Spin Machine, describing the protesters as “goons” who attacked a cop when the reality is, there are no other reports of protesters attacking anybody, so it was obvious Sgt. David Cuce brought that upon himself, only to resort to his badge and gun when the protesters didn’t kiss his ass.

The Daily News later changed the headline from “goons” to “demonstrators” but the word goons still remains in the link.

Daily News Goons

But as always, the videos speak for themselves. We can see who did the attacking. And we can see they were the ones wearing badges.

Gelber, who became internet famous back in 2012 for his viral photo, “The Last Kiss,” is also featured in my book on citizen journalism, which can be purchased here.

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Photo by Mo Gelber

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Photo by Mo Gelber

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25 Comments

  1. true life

    April 17, 2015 at 5:08 pm

    That racist cop only pushed him because he was white.

  2. Elliott Whitlow

    April 17, 2015 at 5:11 pm

    Go figure, cops lied again..

  3. Difster

    April 17, 2015 at 5:31 pm

    Big tough guys pushing people around.

  4. Independent review board

    April 17, 2015 at 6:41 pm

    Multiple assaults by multiple police officers.

  5. CS

    April 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm

    Awe too bad. Should have used the water cannon, because it looks-like some of those protesters haven’t showered in a week. It would have been a great public service to provide, in my opinion.

  6. Gregg H

    April 17, 2015 at 7:12 pm

    Fee to Be Charged for Video of South Carolina Shooting, Publicist Says

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/17/us/fee-to-be-charged-for-video-of-south-carolina-shooting-publicist-says.html

    $10,000 per showing

  7. Gregg H

    April 17, 2015 at 7:26 pm

    I was there. The cops were the ones that were filthy. They smelled liked bacon.

  8. Misery

    April 17, 2015 at 7:49 pm

    Good! News/entertainment outlets should absolutely pay for the visual content that they’re making money off of, just like with Janis Krums, who posted the iconic phone camera shot of US Airways A320 Airbus crashed in the Hudson on his Twitter.

    http://janiskrums.com/2010/03/15/citizen-journalism-lessons/

  9. Tijuana Joe

    April 17, 2015 at 9:20 pm

    Runnin’ pretty, New York City girl
    Twenty-five, thirty-five
    Hello baby, New York City girl
    Oh oh oh

    (Oh oh oh)
    You’re a native New Yorker
    You should know the score by now
    …You should know by now
    You’re a native New Yorker

  10. Barb Ordell

    April 17, 2015 at 9:44 pm

    What a hot mess.

  11. Cynic in New York

    April 17, 2015 at 10:17 pm

    Thugs with badges

  12. ben dover

    April 17, 2015 at 10:48 pm

    Cops need to be destroyed at every level. Time to start attacking them when they attack us

  13. ben dover

    April 17, 2015 at 10:50 pm

    Looks like we should use a cannon on you to blow you into millions of pieces so the areas you walk will be cleansed of you

  14. jonquimbly

    April 18, 2015 at 4:25 am

    NYPD: a pack of syphilitic cunts. None of your report surprises me, Carlos.

  15. Difdi

    April 18, 2015 at 4:34 am

    If the cops are arresting anyone in the street for obstructing traffic, does that mean that a cop could be arrested for shoving someone into the street, since it was the cop who caused the obstruction?

  16. Herbie Versmells

    April 18, 2015 at 6:29 am

    Looked more like the guy took a dive. He probably plays soccer.

  17. Sman88

    April 18, 2015 at 9:03 am

    Hey CS…you still have a little bit of cop cum ripping off your chin.

  18. olcurmudgeon

    April 18, 2015 at 9:21 am

    How tough are they when they know you cant fight back?

  19. olcurmudgeon

    April 18, 2015 at 9:28 am

    That will turn public opinion against us and the police will be granted more leeway and possibly more power
    Its damned tough to keep taking hits when you cant hit back and, in fact, the winning strategy is to excericise your rights in front of their faces inviting more of the same…but its the only way to get the movement for reform large enough to make real changes.

    Are you tough enough to NOT attack?

  20. F.T.G.

    April 18, 2015 at 10:12 am

    Business as usual.

    COP = LEAGLIZED GANGS

  21. End police violence

    April 18, 2015 at 2:11 pm

    Funny how the NYPD thinks a protest against NYPD police violence is a good time for the NYPD to engage in police violence.

    http://www.tmz.com/2015/04/14/thabo-sefolosha-internal-affairs-investigating-violent-nypd-arrest/

  22. Difdi

    April 18, 2015 at 6:08 pm

    If you know beyond doubt you will always get away with it, is there ever a bad time to beat the shit out of someone?

  23. Oz

    April 18, 2015 at 8:03 pm

    That’s what I saw….I so no citizen attack a cop.

  24. Mike TheVet

    April 20, 2015 at 4:30 pm

    The officers life was in danger and it was a safety push.

    /sarc

  25. MOLON LABE

    April 21, 2015 at 5:56 pm

    Just in: Apr 21, 2015 A Man Dies in West Baton Rouge Jail

    https://youtu.be/xX3OjxKstIU

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