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‘It's a very serious matter': Australian government to probe U.S. law enforcement violence against news crew

Posted On: Jun 2, 2020   |   Posted By: Politico

‘It's a very serious matter': Australian government to probe U.S. law enforcement violence against news crew

The Australian government has asked its embassy in Washington to investigate an incident of violence against an Australian news crew by U.S. law enforcement that transpired during efforts to disperse peaceful protesters and enable President Donald Trump's photo opportunity in front of a church near the White House.
Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne confirmed the formal request for the probe in an interview Tuesday with ABC Radio National, saying she is seeking counsel from embassy officials “on how we would go about registering Australia's strong concerns with the responsible local authorities” in the U.S. capital.
“I think it's appropriate in an environment such as this, where an event of this nature has occurred, that we are able to seek advice to investigate the incident. That is, it's a very serious matter, and we take it in that way,” Payne said.
Correspondent Amelia Brace and cameraman Tim Myers of Australia's 7NEWS were charged Monday by police officers and National Guard units who...

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