September 3, 2020

New York probes suffocation death of black man hooded by police

New York (AFP) – Protests were planned for New York Thursday over the death of a black man who police hooded and forced face down on the road, according to video footage that prompted a probe from the state’s attorney general.Demonstrators will gather in New York City’s Times Square to demand justice for Daniel Prude, whose family said he died on March 30 after being removed from life support, seven days after the police encounter in the city of Rochester.The 41-year-old’s family along with activists made his death public on Wednesday, after receiving body cam footage through an open records r…


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