British journalist Andy Aitchison has filed a lawsuit against Kent County police after he was detained while filming a protest. According to the lawsuit, his arrest, detention, a search of his house and the seizure of journalistic materials were illegal.
According to the photographer’s lawyer, “the arrest of our client in front of his wife and children, the search of his family’s house, the subsequent seizure and withholding of his journalistic materials, and the subsequent decision to impose a fine on him constitute serious restrictions on the right of a journalist to report. and the right to privacy and family life. “