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BLACK LIVES MATTER $5,000 Bail For Activist Arrested Protesting No Jail Time For Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley

(Ken Thompson, Protest at his home via @AshAgony, and Akai Gurley)

This article originally appeared in Filming Cops and has been re-posted with permission.   [Update and Correction Below]  A Brooklyn judge has set bail at $5,000 for one activist arrested protesting the sentence of former NYPD officer Peter Liang in front of the Brooklyn District Attorney’s house on Tuesday night. The activist, Jason …

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Brooklyn District Attorney Recommends No Jail Time For Peter Liang, Rookie Cop Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Shooting Of Akai Gurley

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Peter Liang’s sentencing is set for April 14th, however, today the Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson issued a statement that he does not recommend prison time for Liang.  This may come as a victory for the protesters, particularly in NYC’s Chinese community, who feel like the conviction was racially-biased and scapegoated …

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