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Posted inCrime, Reform & Abolition, Race

Ramsey Orta, who filmed the death of Eric Garner, should be released from prison, supporters say

(Content note: This article contains mention of racial slurs and sexual vulgarity.) Retaliatory harassment, surveillance, caging, physical abuse, death threats, and poisoning are all tactics the United States government may classify as torture. Yet they have all been employed—and therefore tacitly sanctioned—by the New York City Police Department and the New York state government against Ramsey […]