The story of the arrests and four-day imprisonment for trying to photograph police officers with no identification numbers, by Paul Lewis and my good friend Marc Vallée in the Guardian, moved from print and online content on Monday night to Channel 4 News.
For the journalists covering these scenes on Friday 8 August 2008 this was only part of the story as all photographers and video journalists that day were stopped and searched, followed to their cars, searched again, then followed three miles to a McDonalds resturant, used for filing images, and put under surveillance by a police unit.
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