People take part during a protest in support of Eric Garner at the 6th Avenue on December 3, 2014 in New York City.
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Eric Garner death: Obama says Americans feel 'deep unfairness'

President Obama has said many Americans sense a "deep unfairness" within the US criminal justice system, following the death of a black man who was placed in an apparent chokehold by a white police officer.

The justice department said it would investigate the death of Eric Garner, who lost his life following the confrontation in New York on 17 July.

A grand jury decided against charging the officer, sparking protests across the city.

Nick Bryant reports.

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