United States – Censored, prosecuted and on terror list, filmmaker denied First Amendment rights

Reporters Without Borders Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) – Filmmaker and environmentalist Josh Fox is to appear in court on 15 February on a charge of “unlawful entry” following his arrest in Congress on 1 February, when he was prevented from filming a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment on the grounds that he lacked press credentials. Offering no resistance, Fox was handcuffed, led away and then released without bail. Fox is making a sequel to his acclaimed 2010 documentary film Gasland , in which he revealed the scale of the contamination of ground water resulting from the use of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” to extract natural gas from oil shale.

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United States – Censored, prosecuted and on terror list, filmmaker denied First Amendment rights

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