Anthony Fisher Talks Montreal Instagram Arrest on Huffpost Live


Reason TV producer Anthony L. Fisher appeared on Huffpost Live this afternoon to discuss Montreal college student Jennifer Pawluck's arrest after she posted a photo to Instagram depicting "a wheat paste illustration of Montreal police spokesman Ian Lafreniere with a bullet wound in his forehead." 

The conversation centered around the chilling precedent of arresting someone for merely posting a pre-existing piece of art to social media, and whether that constitutes what the Montreal police have called "harrassment" and "intimidation."

Last year, Fisher produced a documentary for Reason TV on the Montreal student protests, the Quebec government's heavy-handed reaction to them, and an unusual peacemaker called "the Anarcopanda":