Photographer who captured the images of border agents on horseback firmly denies migrants being “whipped”;

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“Some of the Haitian men started running, trying to go around the horses,” Ratje said of what he witnessed.

U.S. border patrol officers attempt to contain mostly migrants as they cross the Rio Grande from Ciudad AcuÒa into Del Rio, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. Thousands of Haitian migrants have been arriving to Del Rio, Texas, as authorities attempt to close the border to stop the flow of migrants. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
  • “I didn’t ever see him whip anybody with the thing,” he added about an agent in the photos. “He was swinging it, but I didn’t see him actually take, you know, whip someone with it. That’s something that can easily be misconstrued when you’re looking at a picture.”
  • This fact was corroborated by two photos of the scene taken from two different angles. “Let me help you be more accurate,” Breitbart journalist Brandon Darby tweeted Tuesday.
  • “First photo appears to show Border Patrol using ‘whip-like cord’ on migrant. Second photo of same event shows it’s just the horse reins slinging around and agent is not whipping migrant,” Darby explained.

SOURCE: WESTERNJOURNAL

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