Thursday, July 24, 2008
Democracy Now! has an interview by Amy Goodman of a witness to the beating death of Luis Ramirez, a twenty-five-year-old Mexican immigrant. Ramirez was beaten to death last week by a group of teenagers in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. He was walking home last Monday night when six white high school students brutally beat him while yelling racial slurs. Despite eyewitness testimony, no charges have been filed.
Amy Goodman interviewed Arielle Garcia, a friend of Ramirez who witnessed the attack. Click here for the transcript.
UPDATE Three teens were charged on July 25 with crimes in connection with the death of Ramirez.