No Jail Time for Statue of Liberty Climber Patricia Okoumou

Jeremy Binckes
Mar 21, 2019 - 5:00

Patricia Okoumou, the activist who climbed the Statue of Liberty last July 4, won't be facing jail time for her act of protest against the United States' policy of border separation.

On March 19, Okoumou was sentenced to five years of probation and 200 hours of community service. She appeared at her sentencing wearing tape wrapped around her face, 

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One Reply to “No Jail Time for Statue of Liberty Climber Patricia Okoumou”

  1. I was wondering what happened to this young lady. No jail time, but warning and probation. Her actions were to bring attention to what’s happening in this country to black and brown people. What more do we have to do (other than voting) make our voices heard.

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