‘I Want To Hang Him From A F**king Tree, Like He Do Us,’ Protester Yells At NYPD, City Hall Protest Continues

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In this June 29, 2019, file photo, multiple groups, including Rose City Antifa, the Proud Boys and conservative activist Haley Adams protest in downtown Portland, Ore. Portland police are mobilizing in hopes of avoiding clashes between out-of-state hate groups planning a rally Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, and homegrown anti-fascists who say they’ll come out to oppose them. Since President Donald Trump’s election, Portland has become a political arena for far-right and far-left groups to face off. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP)
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An unidentified man delivered a speech to a group of protesters in front of New York City’s City Hall Tuesday saying that he wanted to hang police, step on their necks and “neutralize” them, a Daily Caller News Foundation video shows.

“I want to neutralize them, like they do us,” the man said, “I want to hang him from a f**king tree like he do us,” said the man as he stood on top of what appeared to be a trash can and gave a speech to fellow protestors, the DCNF video shows.

“I want to put my foot on his neck, like he do us,” the man said.

Protesters across the country have demanded action against police brutality and racial discrimination since the May 25 death of George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis police custody after a former officer knelt on his neck for nearly 9 minutes

Protesters have occupied the area surrounding City Hall for several days demanding the New York City Police Department’s budget be cut by $1 billion, along with demanding the department go through systematic change to address police brutality.

The NYPD attempted to dismantle the protest zone Wednesday morning.

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