On Saturday, OpEdNews.com reporter Cheryl Biren was arrested along with six
protesters by Philadelphia police while taking photos of arrests of
protesters against the Army Experience Center (AEC.) She was rough-handled by an arresting officer, held
in two different jails for a total of 14
hours, being released onto the mean streets of Philly, locked out of
the "roundhouse" police station, in the dark, at 5 AM without even the opportunity
to first turn on her cell phone to call for a ride home.
Cheryl Biren observed, "after having been released into the streets of philly, doors locked
behind us, in the pitch black without being allowed to turn on our
phones while inside to secure our rides. such chivalry."
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