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RT published this video item, entitled “Journalists covering BLM protests arrested in Brooklyn Center” – below is their description.
Shihab Rattansi records as he and other journalists are detained while covering events in Brooklyn Center.
This occurred on day 13 of Chauvin trial, on the same day a police officer was charged with second degree manslaughter in the shooting death of a Black man, Daunte Wright.
Brooklyn is a borough of New York City, coextensive with Kings County, in the U.S. state of New York. Kings County is the most populous county in New York State, as well as the second-most densely populated county in the United States. It is also New York City’s most populous borough, with 2,736,074 residents in 2020.
The police are a constituted body of persons empowered by a state, with the aim to enforce the law, to ensure the safety, health and possessions of citizens, and to prevent crime and civil disorder. Their lawful powers include arrest and the use of force legitimized by the state via the monopoly on violence.