Thousands protest acquittal of officer who killed Philando Castile

June 18, 2017 6:15 am

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in parts of the US to protest the acquittal of a police officer who shot and killedPhilandoCastile, a black motorist, during a routine traffic stop.

Castile’s last moments were live streamed by his girlfriend after he was pulled over in the state of Minnesota last year.

A court on Friday cleared officer Jeronimo Yanez of manslaughter.

Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports.

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