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Police in Ferguson Tear-Gassed a TV Camera Crew, Then Dismantled Their Equipment

Police taking down Al-Jazeera equipment.

Courtesy of KSDK

Remarkable footage from St. Louis station KSDK shows a SWAT team in Ferguson, Missouri, overnight firing tear gas at a TV camera crew from Al-Jazeera, then dismantling the crew’s equipment after they’ve fled.

Courtesy of KSDK

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Courtesy of KSDK

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Courtesy of KSDK

Police in Ferguson arrested two reporters and a St. Louis alderman Wednesday night, reportedly for being too slow to leave a McDonald’s in the first case and getting out of a car in the second.

Watch the whole video here.

Read the rest of Slate’s coverage of the protests in Ferguson.

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