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A black reporter from CNN was arrested while legally covering the protests in Minneapolis. A white reporter also on the ground was not.

Let’s name all of them: CNN Correspondent Omar Jimenez, CNN Producer Bill Kirkos and CNN Photojournalist Leonel Mendez — ARRESTED by Minnesota State Police for lawfully doing their jobs. #CNN 

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The reason the president threatened mass murder in response to looting is the same reason the police thought they could kill George Floyd on video and get away with it. Some people are protected by the rules and others are simply subject to them.

CNN crew has been released. Governor has apologized. For the record: arresting journalists is the kind of thing that happens in dictatorships and authoritarian regimes. We live in a democracy.

This is not accurate - our CNN crew identified themselves, on live television, immediately as journalists. We thank Minnesota @GovTimWalz  for his swift action this morning to aid in the release of our crew.

CNN’s @OmarJimenezWBAL  and his crew have been released from police custody. He recounts getting arrested and what happened while they were in custody.

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has apologized for the arrest of a CNN reporter and camera crew and says he will have them released. “It was totally unacceptable.”

Arresting reporters at a protest is an affront to the First Amendment, writes @brianstelter 

CNN statement: "A CNN reporter & his production team were arrested ... for doing their jobs, despite identifying themselves - a clear violation of their First Amendment rights. The authorities in Minnesota, incl. the Governor, must release the 3 CNN employees immediately."