US police release footage of Black man’s violent 2019 arrest

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    Police in the US state of Louisiana has released body camera footage of the arrest of a Black man after being accused of a cover-up.

    The video shows Ronald Greene being dragged out of his car, shackled, beaten, stunned, and choked by white officers.

    He died on the way to hospital two years ago but the footage has only just been released following an investigation by the Associated Press.

    Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher reports.

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