Australian reporter testifies about police beating outside White House : worldnews

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Brace was broadcasting live back to Australia with her cameraman Tim Myers on June 1 when riot police began forming a line in front of them.

“A park police officer who was passing us stopped, turned towards Tim and rammed him in the chest and stomach with the edge of his riot shield, causing Tim to keel over and drop down,” Brace told the committee in Washington DC on Monday.

Brace told the committee it was imperative to democracy that journalists could report from the scene of protests.

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