OSU activists protested the police killing of the terrorist who ran down and tried to stab 11 of his fellow students last month. They are upset that justice came from a “cop’s bullet.”
A group of student activists at held the protest this week and stated the killing of Abdul Razak Ali Artan during a terror attack was unjustified.
Maryam Abidi, a fourth-year Ohio State University student, defended the protest in a statement she made to the Ohio campus newspaper, The Lantern.
Abidi said, ““In some cases, the deceased may have committed acts of violence against others before they were killed. Perhaps they were domestic abusers, perhaps they threatened or killed others. This possibility is not something to shy away from. The protest against police brutality extends to the innocent and the guilty alike, because we know that no matter the crime, justice and due process don’t come from a cop’s bullet.”
Stephanie Thompson, the assistant director of residence at OSU, expressed a similar opinion in the newspaper. She stated it’s not O.K. to celebrate the death of a fellow Buckeye. “Think of the pain he must have been in to feel that his actions were the only solution.”
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