No federal charges for white officer in Garner chokehold death

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, July 17, 2019
  • A New York police officer whose actions fuelled a national movement against police brutality, will not face charges for killing a black man he was trying to arrest.The Justice Department made the announcement on Tuesday, five years after Eric Garner's death.The officer was caught on video putting the black man in a chokehold, as Garner says repeatedly: "I can't breathe".Protesters have vowed to demonstrate against the dropping of the case. Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/#EricGarner #BlackLivesMater #FirePantaleo
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  • J.D. Phyx
    J.D. Phyx  1 months ago +23

    I'd like to see an ad. saying: "You want to murder people? You want to get away with murder? Join the US Police!"

  • Sasha Fierce
    Sasha Fierce  1 months ago +16

    What a wicked nation....

  • Da Plug
    Da Plug  1 months ago +7

    We all can't breath

  • Carson
    Carson  1 months ago +13

    This is the so called human rights the Americans are proud of.

  • Ruth Smith
    Ruth Smith  1 months ago +5

    Ok he’s a big guy, what about pepper spray or a taser gun. He would still be alive. He was only selling single cigarettes by the way, OTT. One life lost and many ruined.

  • Syed Ahmed
    Syed Ahmed  1 months ago +3

    In America, the less well off experience police harassment and brutality as a regular fact of life.

  • Hitman - PubgMobile
    Hitman - PubgMobile  1 months ago +5

    Just like the dogs gathering lion 😡😡😡

  • michael hsu
    michael hsu  1 months ago +5

    So unfair, was very clear the guy couldn’t breath from chokehold and leads to failure of respitory and cardiac arrest, damnit, my heart and pray goes to eric and his family 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  • Syed Ahmed
    Syed Ahmed  1 months ago +5

    He was not resisting. Why did they need to put a choke hold on him?

  • JJ Sundra
    JJ Sundra  1 months ago +1

    Thete were 5 officers against just one(1) victim/suspect.. ..!
    Though the Victim was a big man but still. 5 officers is considered more than enough to make a decent arrest..!
    Unless the DOJ can prove that the "VICTIM" had some sort of super-powers or that he had a fragile condition unknown to the officers.... than anyone with an IQ of 40 and above will conclude that it was a case of excessive force...!
    I tell you what happened...!
    THIS OFFICER WANTED TO SHOW HIS. OTHER OFFICERS HOW TO USE A CHOKEHOLD TO PASS-OUT A SUSPECT..!
    BUT IT ALL WENT WRONG BECAUSE THERE WAS TOO MUCH WEIGHT ON THE VICTIMS CHEST.. you silly officers..!
    THOUGH IT WAS NOT A 1st Degree cold blooded murder as the motive to kill was not present... It should however be ruled under "Culpable Homicide"..!
    Now it all will depend on whether the chokehold is part of the SOP of the Police Force..!
    IF the VICTIM has some medical condition than it will only serve as a mitigation in his sentencing...
    THE LAW IN ENGLAND IS "TAKE YOUR VICTIM AS YOU FIND THEM"...!
    WHATEVER THE SITUATION IS , ONE THING IS EVIDENT,... that is.. "THE DECISION IS TAINTED WITH THE VICTIMS BLOOD.."...

  • respect and love for all
    respect and love for all  1 months ago +6

    Just another murderer getting away with taken a life ...ppl really need to wake up n fight bk

  • ԋαɳʂ ωolʇ
    ԋαɳʂ ωolʇ  1 months ago +1

    this nation kills worldwide and creating problems worldwide

  • MrQuicks class
    MrQuicks class  1 months ago +1

    Of course because killing a black man is legal in the United Police States of America.

  • Church Goer
    Church Goer  1 months ago +1

    Not fair

  • Kunta Kinte
    Kunta Kinte  1 months ago

    Take his l?fe

  • Doctors' theory
    Doctors' theory  1 months ago +5

    You hold your dogs gently than the black ! So sad.

  • Mr T
    Mr T  1 months ago

    I wonder what happened before the video? did they ask him 10 times to do something and he refused? I don't think cops just walk up and start grabbing people like that?

  • anti. anti.
    anti. anti.  1 months ago +3

    There was never a chance of these murderous thugs being charged. Time to start giving them a reason to "fear for their lives" Time to start killing all the pigs

  • hope less
    hope less  1 months ago +4

    DINDUNUFFIN!!

  • Apeman Commeth
    Apeman Commeth  1 months ago +1

    Don’t resist arrest! Even if the police are in the wrong because you will have your day in court...... unless you resist and than..... you might miss your court date! 💀