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Police Shoot Man For Videotaping Them

by | 17th, October 2007

IN light of the shooting of Brazilian Jean Charles de Menezes, Anorak looks at the issue of guns and police, and sees this livener from the US of A.

Frank Waterhouse of Oregon is suing Portland police after he was tasered and shot with a beanbag gun.

This much is clear. His crime? Videoing a police search on a friend’s property. The police did not have warrant.

The police explain: “He had refused to drop the camera which could be used as a weapon.”
It’s true.

It could have been. And now is. Run VT:



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