Anti-Police Protesters In NYC Reject Call For Moratorium – 25 December 2014

RT logoHundreds of activists ignored pleas from the mayor’s office to suspend protests against excessive police force following the shooting deaths of two officers. Meanwhile, activist groups plan a large demonstration for New Year’s Eve.

Since the murders of police officers Wenjian Liu, 32, and Rafael Ramos, 40, who were shot dead as they sat in their patrol cars in Brooklyn on Saturday, the atmosphere has been tense between anti-police protesters and New York City authorities.

Following a moment of silence at New York’s City Hall on Tuesday for the slain police officers, demonstrators took to the streets again, defying a call from the mayor for a moratorium on the protests until after the funerals of the two officers.

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