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#RightToRecord: DOJ must investigate arrests of citizens who document police killings

By Laura Poitras and David Felix Sutcliffe Editor’s Note: The International Documentary Association has released a petition that asks the Department of Justice to investigate the arrests of citizen journalists who videotape police killings of citizens in marginalized communities. Boing Boing asked documentary filmmakers Laura Poitras and David Felix Sutcliffe to share with our readers why the fight to protect the rights of these amateur …