Stabbed at a neo-Nazi rally, called a criminal: how police targeted a black activist

Stabbed at a neo-Nazi rally, called a criminal: how police targeted a black activist
 

Cedric O’Bannon tried to ignore the sharp pain in his side and continue filming. The independent journalist, who was documenting a white supremacist rally in Sacramento, said he wanted to capture the neo-Nazi violence against counter-protesters with his GoPro camera.
But the pain soon became overwhelming. He lifted up his blood-soaked shirt and realized that one of the men carrying a pole with a blade on the end of it had stabbed him in the stomach, puncturing him nearly two inches deep. He limped his way to an ambulance.
But the police did not treat O’Bannon like a victim. Records obtained... read more

 
26 May 2018 in World News, Views: 62
Source: Guardian
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