Three Swiss television journalists say that they were shot at with rubber bullets by police during a demonstration in the United States city of Minneapolis last weekend.
They approached the police, showing their press passes and calling out that they were journalists, asking for safe passage.
Police told the men to “back up”, Kühn said, and then shot rubber bullets at them.
There are currently curfews in around 40 US cities, but journalists are exempt from these, SRF reported.
“We have to report from the ground about the views of both the protestors and the police.
The organisation Reporters Without Borders has called the violence against journalists covering protests in the US “unprecedented”external link.
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