"Put it on YouTube, put it on Facebook. Trump 2020," the cop said. So someone did.
Wednesday was the second night that Borough Park’s Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community took to the streets in revolt against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new COVID restrictions.
“Are you fucking kidding me?” someone in the video is heard screaming.
Since the start of the pandemic, hate crimes against Asians have spiked in New York City and around the country.
“That’s not the normal warrant arrest.”
“We literally turned the corner and were met with a line of police who attacked us without warning," one protester said.
The men pummeled one employee with a wooden paddle, ripped off another employee's mask, and pulled the hair of a third worker, according to an NYPD spokesperson.
New data backs up a report by VICE News in June that found that Black and brown people were being punished more severely than white people for joining the demonstrations.
Besides explosives and arson charges, the government tacked on another charge that Rahman’s lawyer said is usually seen in cases of gang violence or terrorism.
Much like the protests that preceded it, #OccupyCityHall is being powered by volunteers providing free food, face masks, medical assistance, and more.
So-called “police-brutality bonds” are a transfer of wealth from Main Street to Wall Street.