One photographer was detained for photographing a subway turnstile and accused of being in cahoots with Al-Qaeda.
Another photographer was detained for photographing a courthouse and investigated for terrorist activity.
And another photographer was detained for photographing refineries at night and placed in the back of a police car for 45 minutes.
Now all three men are suing the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department for unlawfully detaining them for the legal act of taking photos.
The ACLU filed the suit today on behalf of photographers Shawn Nee, Greggory Moore and Shane Quentin, who were detained in the above incidents.
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