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Man Who Reported Police Retaliation After Filming Eric Garner Chokehold Arrested Again

HeadlineFeb 24, 2016

Meanwhile, the man who filmed the fatal chokehold of Eric Garner has been arrested again. Ramsey Orta says he has faced constant police harassment and surveillance by officers who at one point told him, “You filmed us, so now we’re filming you.” Orta was arrested Friday after police said he assaulted his wife and her two-year-old son. But Orta’s wife, Jessica, has come to Orta’s defense, saying police have retaliated against Orta for filming the Garner video. To see our interview with Ramsey Orta and Eric Garner’s daughter, Erica, go to democracynow.org.

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