TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Police officers arrested several Black Lives Matters protesters in New York City's West Village and seized their music equipment on Saturday night.
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This came after police stopped a demonstration with a DJ set in Washington Square Park during which protesters were simply "celebrating the art of protest" explained one protester.
He said officers confiscated the DJ equipment with no warning and without giving an explanation.
Protesters marched to the sixth precinct where police surrounded demonstrators among tables of people dining outside.
Police confirmed "several" arrests saying they were likely in the dozens, according to local reports.