PressTV: Protests against police brutality held in 60 US cities

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Thu Oct 23, 2014 2:1AM GMT

Several hundred Americans took to streets on Wednesday in nearly 60 cities across the United States protesting against police brutality.

The protests were held as part of the event dubbed “National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality” which was organized by the Stop Mass Incarceration Network.

In New York, the rally began at Union Square around 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday and marked the death of Eric Garner who was strangled to death by a New York Police Department officer.

Garner was accused of illegally selling cigarettes and died on July 17. His encounter with the police was also caught on tape.

New York protesters were carrying signs showing drawings of victims and branding the NYPD’s behavior unlawful.

Also, demonstrators staged a die-in in Oakland, California and called for reform and justice for those who were brutally killed by police.

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