Journalists released after arrest at pipeline dispute
The arrests came after citizens of the Gidimt’en clan, one of five in the Wet’suwet’en Nation, set up blockades along a forest service road Nov. 14
November 24, 2021
PRINCE GEORGE, British Columbia — A photojournalist and a documentary filmmaker have been released by a Canadian judge, three days after being arrested while covering police enforcement of an injunction against pipeline protests in northern British Columbia.
Amber Bracken, who had been on assignment for B.C.-based outlet The Narwhal, and documentarian Michael Toledano were released on the condition that they appear in court in February.
“My arrest and incarceration were punitive and a blatant attempt to repress images of police violence against Indigenous people in Canada,” Toledano tweeted.