Protestor Scales the Statue of Liberty on July 4th, Demanding Trump Abolish ICE

Therese Patricia Okoumou risked life and limb in her protest against the separation of families at the border.

44-year-old Therese Patricia Okoumou, a resident of Staten Island, was the subject of a dramatic protest at the Statue…

Okoumou began climbing the base of the statue after participating in an “Abolish ICE” protest organized by the Rise and Resist NYC. The group scheduled the protest in front of Lady Liberty to bring awareness to the plight of the families being separated at the border, and to demand that Trump abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.