Violent protest against shooting of activist in Atlanta, 6 arrested so far

Atlanta Violent Protest: Continuous protests continue in Atlanta in connection with the death of an activist who was shot. In many areas, the protest has taken a violent form. According to reports, at least six people have been arrested during a protest on Saturday evening. 

That’s the population of Atlanta

Please tell that Atlanta is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Georgia and its population is about 4.96 lakhs. The police chief further said that the police have arrested six people and investigation is on whether anyone else was involved in the illegal activity. 

Police cruiser set on fire

A video of the violent demonstration of the mob has also surfaced. It is visible in the video how some protesters set the police cruiser on fire. CNN reported that earlier, on Wednesday too, the police had removed protesters from many places. The slain activist was identified as Manuel Esteban Paez Teran.

What did his mother tell him about Terran?

Activists associated with the movement said that Terran was a van protector, working to fight environmental racism. He said that he was a very nice person. Teran’s mother told CNN on Saturday night that she felt powerless over Teran’s death. The mother of the deceased said, "He was not a violent person. He was a pacifist. He used to tell me all the time ‘I am a pacifist’. 

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