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USA: Tensions as Blue and Black Lives Matter protesters face off in NYC02:56

USA: Tensions as Blue and Black Lives Matter protesters face off in NYC

United States, New York City
July 12, 2020 at 21:20 GMT -00:00 · Published

Tensions were running high between protesters marching in support of the police, namely Blue Lives Matter rally-goers, and a group of Black Lives Matter (BLM) counter-protesters in New York City on Sunday.

At least one BLM protester was detained as scuffles broke out.

Joey, one of the participants in solidarity with the police said: "I think the majority of people are good people that really do want law and order, there's a small group that seems like their voice is a little bit louder but we need more of this, we need people to see that people really do care about our men and women in the force."

Sunday’s march in New York City comes at a time when several confrontations between Blue Lives Matter rallies under the slogan "Back to Blue" and BLM protests, have been taking place across the country.

USA: Tensions as Blue and Black Lives Matter protesters face off in NYC02:56
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Tensions were running high between protesters marching in support of the police, namely Blue Lives Matter rally-goers, and a group of Black Lives Matter (BLM) counter-protesters in New York City on Sunday.

At least one BLM protester was detained as scuffles broke out.

Joey, one of the participants in solidarity with the police said: "I think the majority of people are good people that really do want law and order, there's a small group that seems like their voice is a little bit louder but we need more of this, we need people to see that people really do care about our men and women in the force."

Sunday’s march in New York City comes at a time when several confrontations between Blue Lives Matter rallies under the slogan "Back to Blue" and BLM protests, have been taking place across the country.

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