CTV field producer arrested during G20

CTV field producer Farzad Fatholahzadeh was covering the G20 protests at
Queen’s Park when he was tackled by plainclothes police officers. Police put him in handcuffs and took him to the makeshift prison on Eastern Avenue, wher he spent the night.

The Globe and Mail reports:

” “When we drove in everyone started cracking Guantanamo Bay jokes,” Mr. Fatholahzadeh said. Some of the arrested, he said, were also given orange jumpsuits.

“He spent the night in a cold cell with about 20 other people. Around 4 a.m., he was let go.

” “They realized who I worked for, fast-tracked the release and dropped the charges,” he said.”