A NY woman who scaled the stone pedestal of the Statue of Liberty to protest USA immigration policy pleaded not guilty to trespassing, disorderly conduct and interfering with governmental administration in her first court appearance on Thursday. Okoumou, who emigrated from the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1994, highlighted her opposition to the Trump administration and its immigration policies. She told police that she would not "come down until all the children are released", reports CNN.
Then, the stamp bearing the face of the Las Vegas statue went on sale in December 2010, paired with a United States flag Forever stamp.
But members of the group said they had no idea she was going to scale the statue that day.
"That's a representation of what the Statue of Liberty is there for".
On Wednesday, Okoumou climbed the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty and began a three-hour standoff that led to the evacuation of the landmark on the Fourth of July holiday, celebrating U.S. independence. Why can't he just say they did a good job, which Okoumou also did by thanking the Park Police in her speech?
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A group that organized an immigration protest at the statue earlier Wednesday says she had taken part in unfurling a banner at the statue's pedestal. "We understand and share her desire to see the immediate release of children from detention and reunion with their parents".
A supporter of Therese Okoumou and an ICE supporter stand outside federal court in NY.
"The island at this time of the day is mostly near capacity, at 4,000 to 4,500 people".
NEW YORK An unrepentant protester who climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty on a busy Fourth of July in what prosecutors called a "dangerous stunt" pleaded not guilty on Thursday to misdemeanor trespassing and disorderly conduct. Okoumou, as usual, went high.
"Michelle Obama, our beloved First Lady that I care so much about said, 'When they go low, we go high, ' and I went as high as I could", Okoumou said, sparking loud cheers from supporters. "She would not come down by voice command", National Park Service spokesman Jerry Willis told AFP.
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President Donald Trump, during a campaign rally in Montana, called her a "clown".
She allegedly refused to leave the building and police claim she flailed her arms and legs around while lying on the ground, striking an officer in the process.
Her next court appearance is scheduled for August 3.
Each count carries has a maximum penalty of six months in prison and a fine. Walker later said she was involved but others had no idea she would make the climb, which wasn't part of the planned protest.
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