Assault and arrest of 4 IMC journalists during demonstrations against
the Free Trade Area of the Americas
Miami, USA, November 2003
Arrest of IMC journalist covering a jail solidarity rally
Israel, December 2003
Investigation of IMC Israel for "incitement"
San Francisco, March 2004
IMC videographer arrested, thumb broken while covering police violence at an antiwar demonstration.
Thailand, April 2004
Arrest of IMC journalist
Ecuador, 29 June 2004 KILLED
IMC Ecuador (IMC Guayaquil) founding member and leader of Pachakutik youth organisation, Lenin Cali Nájera, assassinated on 29 June 2004
reports: global feature: http://www.indymedia.org/or/2004/07/111397.shtml (english (original) | español | français | deutsch | nederlands | italiano | greek | esperanto | asturianu | italiano | português | Turkish | romanian | euskara | croatian | Danish | Russian)
5-7 Indymedia journalists arrested at Republican National Convention
New York, August, 2004
FBI seek records of IMC New York internet postings
http://subpoena.nycimc.org/ - NYC IMC actually got served three times between Summer 2004 and Winter 2005: once by the NYC Law Department, once by the NYPD, and once by the US Secret Service.Copious (and fascinating) documentation of said subpoenas
Responses to the Seizure of Indymedia Harddrives, see imc uk
San Diego, January 2005.
IMC journalist arrested during "Reclaim the Streets" action
Goiania, Brazil, February 2005
Arrest of two IMC journalists during eviction
Warsaw, Poland, May 2005
Detention and arrest of IMC journalist, for 39 hours, after filming anti-war demonstration at Council of Europe Third Summit, 16-17 May 2005. 10 other human rights activists detained, false charges laid, including "assaulting a police officer", but heaviest charges were against the IMC journalist, who risked 10 years in prison. Many months later, the charges against him were dismissed. Legal/media team believes IMC journalist was deliberately chosen for maximum repressive effect.