Category: Activism

South Florida Cops Tell PINAC Correspondent Photography is a Crime

South Florida Cops Tell PINAC Correspondent Photography is a Crime

I was taking photos of a sign outside the Homestead city council meeting in South Florida this month when a police officer named John Edward Frank informed me that I was forbidden from taking his photo – even though I had no interest in photographing him in the first place. So I start ...
Austin Cop Arrested Cop-Watcher, Now Interview Video Emerges

Austin Cop Arrested Cop-Watcher, Now Interview Video Emerges

"Fuck the police!" said Joshua Pineda, cop-watcher and Peaceful Streets activist as he left jail, "Especially fucking Mears." Austin cop Corporal Mears executed a false arrest of Pineda for "recording too closely" this weekend and charged him with failure to obey a police officer and ...
California Cop Fired For Retaliation After Facebook Debate Over “A Heist Gone Bad”

California Cop Fired For Retaliation After Facebook Debate Over “A Heist Gone Bad”

“I think they targeted me," said the critical California man who spoke out on Facebook, and whose Christmas present for criticizing his local police department was a $300 lump of coal in the form of an unlawful vehicle fine. A California cop lost his job this week for his brazen act o ...
WATCH: Florida Man Holding “Death To America” Sign Beat Senseless

WATCH: Florida Man Holding “Death To America” Sign Beat Senseless

"Because of Obama's policies" read the other side, inspiring his fellow north Florida man to beat the everlasting hell out of him, and try to steal the sign. Old fashioned "Sharpie clickbait" drove another Florida man named "Larry" into a sign stealing, protester beating rage. So, ...
Florida Sheriff’s Deputies Seize PINAC Reporter’s Cameras and iPhone Without Warrant

Florida Sheriff’s Deputies Seize PINAC Reporter’s Cameras and iPhone Without Warrant

Florida sheriff's deputies seized and won't return the iPhone and camera they confiscated from PINAC reporter Jeff Gray, even though none of them contain relevant videos of his dubious arrest while protesting. The videos were all transmitted to Bambuser's web service live last week, s ...
WATCH: Nebraska Cops Arrest Activist Carrying Rifle Case Holding Tripod & Wrongfully Convict Him (UPDATE II)

WATCH: Nebraska Cops Arrest Activist Carrying Rifle Case Holding Tripod & Wrongfully Convict Him (UPDATE II)

Cop Block activist Floyd Wallace was sentenced to 210 days in jail Wednesday after Nebraska's justice system bamboozled the young activist, failing to "Mirandize" him or provide an attorney in court. Is it legal to carry a tripod around in public? Is it legal to carry a tripod insi ...
WATCH: Florida Deputy Illegally Arrests PINAC Reporter Protesting At High School (UPDATED III)

WATCH: Florida Deputy Illegally Arrests PINAC Reporter Protesting At High School (UPDATED III)

UPDATE III - March 15th, 3:30pm - Jeff Gray has been released, finally, from St. Johns County Jail.  Here is his statement "I am out of jail and safely at home. I walked out of jail around 1pm today 3/15/16. I was treated well by SJSO Jail staff. I want to thank everybody for their su ...
New Video Shows Secret Service Agent Grabbed TIME Photographer from Behind Before Choking and Body Slamming Him

New Video Shows Secret Service Agent Grabbed TIME Photographer from Behind Before Choking and Body Slamming Him

New footage has surfaced from Monday's incident of a U.S. Secret Service agent grasping a TIME photojournalist by the neck and slamming him down to the ground during a Donald Trump rally in Virginia Monday – showing the agent grabbing him from behind in the moments prior to the body slam ...
Federal Secret Service Agent Attacks TIME Photographer During Trump Rally

Federal Secret Service Agent Attacks TIME Photographer During Trump Rally

A United States Secret Service agent was caught on several videos grabbing a photojournalist by the neck and slamming him down on the ground during a Donald Trump rally that had been interrupted by Black Lives Matter protesters earlier today in Virginia. TIME Magazine photojournalist ...