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NY chokehold death protests in pictures

A selection of pictures from protests in the United States following a grand jury decision not to press charges on New York Police Department officer Daniel Pantaleo who used a "chokehold" on unarmed black man Eric Garner, who later died.

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Image caption Demonstrators gathered in New York city's Manhattan district to protest against the ruling not to indict a white police officer over the death of Eric Garner after he was arrested in July
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Image caption In the US, protesters took to the streets with banners of Eric Garner's last words, as heard on a video of the incident: "I can't breathe"
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Image caption In Philadelphia, people gathered to protest the grand jury decision during a Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at City Hall
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Image caption The New York police have argued that officer Daniel Pantaleo acted according to his police training when dealing with Mr Garner's resistance to arrest
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Image caption In Seattle, people marched against both the Michael Brown and the Eric Garner cases
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Image caption Protesters in St Louis, Missouri, have been regularly protesting the grand jury ruling not to indict a white police officer over the killing of Mr Brown, an unarmed black teenager

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