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USA: BLM protesters block DC streets calling for justice over Terrence Sterling's death02:14

USA: BLM protesters block DC streets calling for justice over Terrence Sterling's death

United States, Washington DC
October 4, 2016 at 03:46 GMT -00:00 · Published

Protesters gathered on the streets in Washington DC, on Monday night, to protest the killing of Terrence Sterling, a African-American man who was shot by a DC police officer on Sunday September 11.

Campaigners at the rally wanted to point out that Sterling's death is one of a reoccurring scenario, with one speaker saying, "Terrence's death is not new. This is a modern day genocide that must stop. And I heard someone say it is a modern day lynching, people in blue had the right to kill us and they should not."

Sterling was riding his motorcycle in the early hours of Sunday September 11 after he allegedly rammed his bike into a police cruiser, which prompted an officer to fire on him. In shooting at Sterling, the officer reportedly disobeyed his senior's order. The police officer who shot Sterling only turned his bodycam afterwards.

USA: BLM protesters block DC streets calling for justice over Terrence Sterling's death02:14
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Protesters gathered on the streets in Washington DC, on Monday night, to protest the killing of Terrence Sterling, a African-American man who was shot by a DC police officer on Sunday September 11.

Campaigners at the rally wanted to point out that Sterling's death is one of a reoccurring scenario, with one speaker saying, "Terrence's death is not new. This is a modern day genocide that must stop. And I heard someone say it is a modern day lynching, people in blue had the right to kill us and they should not."

Sterling was riding his motorcycle in the early hours of Sunday September 11 after he allegedly rammed his bike into a police cruiser, which prompted an officer to fire on him. In shooting at Sterling, the officer reportedly disobeyed his senior's order. The police officer who shot Sterling only turned his bodycam afterwards.

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