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USA: Journalist found innocent by jury: Andrea Sahouri

18 March 2021


On the night of 31 May 2020, police in the city of Des Moines, Iowa, pepper sprayed, arrested, and detained journalist Andrea Sahouri while she was reporting on a Black Lives Matter protest even after she yelled “I’m press, I’m press.” Her trial finished on 10 March 2021 with a jury decision acquitting Andrea Sahouri on both charges.


censorship and freedom of expression united states of america women and girls americas

Index number
AMR 51/3837/2021