Washington (AP) - Mounted police officers in the state of Texas have led a black suspect on the rope. A photo of the scene caused, among other social media for indignation. The action was criticized as racist and as a macabre echo of the era of slavery in the United States. The police in Galveston said on Facebook, the two officials were not behaving optimally when removing the suspect and should have been waiting for a transport vehicle. Many Twitter users talked about racism.
Crime: USA: Police pull black suspects on a rope
TIME ONLINE | News, backgrounds and debates