Reporter Abby Martin was violently detained on Monday while covering the Democratic National Convention (DNC).
Martin was arrested for “disorderly conduct” in Philadelphia, not far from the Democratic convention.
— Mike Prysner (@MikePrysner) July 25, 2016
She was covering the convention, as well as the protests outside, as a credentialed member of the press when police arrested her while she was attempting to comply with police orders.
In the following video (below) Martin talks about how she was not technically arrested but ‘processed’ at an elementary school with other civil disobedience activists.
Abby who is a journalist and host for teleSur was released with just a citation.