Buffalo Police Officer Robert Johnson choking journalism professor Mike Niman who was photographing the arrest of philosophy professor Heron Simmonds.

For more coverage and photos of the May 30th, 2003 Buffalo police attack against the Critical Mass Bicycle ride, see the following links:

Buffalo News 6/29/04 Critical Mass Story & Response from Mike Niman

Spinning the Trial -- An Analysis of The Buffalo News' Coverage of the Critical Mass Trial 12/3/03

Buffalo News Reporter's Response 12/22/03

Mike's June 12th, 2003 Getting a Grip Column "On Biking and Nonviolence" 

Mike's Oct 23rd, 2003 Getting a Grip Column "Felony Journalism -- Photography With Intent to Write"

Buffalo News Coverage (June 5th, 2003 -- the only more or less accurate Buffalo News piece)

CounterPunch (Bruce Jackson) coverage 6/5/03

Independent Coverage and Photos

ArtVoice Coverage