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The police wanted to put a twelve-year old journalist in the juvenile detention facility

Hilde Kate Lysiak is twelve years old and runs the Orange Street News. Three years ago, she was the first to report on a murder in Selinsgrove in Pennsylvania, which, among others, DN reported. After the incident, she received a lot of attention in the media. Now she has been in the news again.

here was the journalist Hilde Kate Lysiak out when she was nine years old. Photo: Isabel Rose Lysiak/AP

the Washington Post was she last Monday out riding in the small town of Patagonia, Arizona, to investigate a tip. A police officer stopped her and asked that she would provide proof of identity. When she introduced herself and stated that she was a journalist, he should have said: ”I don't want to have something like this where pressfrihetssnack.” He should also have said that she would be thrown in juvenile detention.

When she faced him a moment later took her also in to film. She asked, among other things, what it was she had done that was illegal. Then he said that she obstructed the process of his work by following him and it would be against the law if the film was published on the internet. The fact is that there is no such law. The newspaper writes further that you have the right to record a film in a public place, according to the us constitution.

”I'll get a hold of your parents,” he said before he ran from the scene.

Hilde Kate Lysiak movie on Youtube, who on Monday afternoon had received over 400,000 views. The movie should, according to the Washington Post, have brought several reactions and many comments have been submitted to city officials.

the Town of Patagonia did on Wednesday last week, issued a statement and wrote: ”We have reviewed this carefully and we have taken the measures that we consider to be appropriate for the situation. We comment on the specific case and will not give any further comments.”

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