Police in Puno, Peru attack and detain a journalist from La República​, newspaper reports

“La República journalist Liubomir Fernandez was physically attacked and handcuffed by Police in Puno on Nov. 26, while he was covering the takeover of the Huáscar Polytechnic School in Puno.

The journalist was broadcasting live and collecting statements from area residents who condemned this action. There was a police contingent on site.

The video shows Liubomir Fernández being seized by one of the agents who holds him down by his clothes and then punches him in the belly, while other officers surround both of them with their shields."

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