In the middle
If journalists are attacked from both sides, is that a sign that we're getting it right? Branch member Ben Leamy was filming protesters outside a G8 environment ministers' meeting in London on 15 March, and was arrested and held for 10 hours. At the time of writing he's still waiting for his camera back. And Jess Hurd says she was assaulted by a steward on the anti-war march on 19 March - while she was taking pictures of another photographer experiencing difficulties with the police. The Branch is trying to get to the bottom of these cases...