Therese Patricia Okoumou has a long history of SJW-based legal entanglements.
An immigrant from the Congo climbed the base the iconic Statue of Liberty during out nation’s Independence Day celebrations, shutting down the landmark for patriotic Americans who were visiting to commemorate July 4th.
Therese Okoumou refused to come down until all the immigrant children detained by ICE were freed. https://t.co/i6OQoj2dam
An early look at Thursday’s front… pic.twitter.com/aZRWnYJ7pc
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) July 5, 2018
When this showboating social justice warrior was arraigned on charges related to this protest against President Donald Trump, she sang the praises of its former First Lady.
An unrepentant activist who scaled the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal to protest President Trump’s immigration policies said after her arraignment Thursday that she was inspired by Michelle Obama’s famous quote.
With the words of the former First Lady ringing in her ears, Therese Patricia Okoumou, 44, a Staten Island personal trainer, said she decided to take a Fourth of July immigration protest to the next level by clambering up Lady Liberty’s copper base and refusing to come down. Her one-woman movement caused the temporary shutdown of the statue and Liberty Island.
“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, a Congolese immigrant said Thursday outside the Manhattan federal courthouse.
The “White Supremacy is Terrorism” t-shirt is a nice touch, as it really brings out the intolerance in her eyes!
Okoumou has a long history of activist inanity.
According to court records, she’s a Congolese immigrant who once filed a complaint with the New York City Commission on Human Rights, seeking a judicial review and reversal of a “determination” it made regarding alleged incidents of abuse that Okoumou suffered at the hands of a social services agency on Staten Island where she worked.
Specifically, Okoumou claimed that in 2005, she was treated “in a demeaning manner” by her bosses and told that she would be fired “for complaining of discrimination.” It’s unclear why her complaint was tossed out.
In 2011, Okoumou made headlines after she was hit with an astounding 60 violations for illegally posting ads for her services as a personal trainer.
The Department of Sanitation slapped her with $4,500 in fines that year after she spent five hours one Sunday posting the fliers on Manhattan utility poles.
In 2017, she was arrested and charged with obstructing governmental administration, unlawful assembly and trespassing during a demonstration at the Department of Labor building on Varick Street. She had allegedly covered her mouth with tape and refused to respond to police demands.
Her nation of origin has been in the news of late, so I thought it might be worthwhile to check the garden paradise of love and peace that is the Congo. Legal Insurrection readers will recall that in May of this year, Ebola had struck the African nation.
There is good news: Between the vaccine and a proactive containment measures, the outbreak has been contained and seems well on the way to being officially over.
The Ebola outbreak in Congo has “largely been contained,” the World Health Organization says, leaving scientists optimistic that a mix of conventional disease-fighting tactics and trial vaccines was able to avert another global panic.
The last confirmed infection was diagnosed nearly a month ago, and Doctors Without Borders is preparing to withdraw aid workers from the region because of the progress.
Health officials said about 50 infections were detected and 29 deaths were attributed to the outbreak, which was discovered in early May.
Thousands of Congolese can thank America’s Big Pharma for being sparred the ravages of this deadly hemorrhagic disease.
Next, Congo is making news because of war atrocities.
Boys in the Congo were forced to rape their mothers while blood-drinking soldiers feasted on the flesh of dying victims, a nightmarish new report claims.
Rebels and government troops in the Kasai region of the African country have committed sickening atrocities including mass rape and cannibalism, UN human rights experts claim.
The only heights that Okoumou achieved were related to self-absorption, blatant racism, and ingratitude.
Tucker on Statue of Liberty protester Therese Okoumou: “You get this new home given to you by the people of the United States and you show up and you are not grateful at all and instead you are denouncing the country and its leader as racist, white supremacists monsters.” pic.twitter.com/r79MDMjFhT
— Contemptor (@TheContemptor) July 7, 2018
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