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World Death of George Floyd: the heartbreaking testimony of the mother of his daughter

11:00  03 june  2020
11:00  03 june  2020 Source:   parismatch.com

Eric Garner's mother says watching George Floyd plead 'I can't breathe' before dying in police custody was like having 'déjà vu all over again'

  Eric Garner's mother says watching George Floyd plead 'I can't breathe' before dying in police custody was like having 'déjà vu all over again' Eric Garner's mother Gwen Carr spoke out about George Floyd's death on Wednesday, two days after a police officer held him down by putting a knee on his neck for nearly eight minutes. Garner died in 2014 after a New York police officer put him in an apparent chokehold. Garner and Floyd each said the same words before dying: "I can't breathe." Carr told NBC News that watching footage of George Floyd's death was like a "reoccurring nightmare," and like having "déjà vu all over again." Four police officers were fired following Floyd's death, but none of them have been charged.

Roxie Washington, the mother of George Floyd ’s daughter , spoke of the magnitude of their 6-year-old Gianna’s loss when he died. But I want everybody to know that this is what those officers took. At the end of the day, they get to go home and be with their families.

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - Through tears, the mother of George Floyd 's six-year-old daughter , Gianna, made an emotional plea for the world to remember Washington's heartbreaking comments came more than one week after Floyd , an unarmed Black man, died after a white officer knelt on his

Roxie Washington, the mother of the daughter of George Floyd, painted the portrait of a "good man" Tuesday at a poignant press conference.

  Mort de George Floyd : le bouleversant témoignage de la mère de sa fille © USA TODAY NETWORK via Imagn Cont / SIPA

"I want justice done to him because he was a good man". Her voice hoarse with emotion, her cheeks bathed in tears, Roxie Washington spoke for the first time Tuesday on the death of George Floyd. She is the mother of Gianna, the daughter of this 46-year-old African American who died after his arrest by four police officers in Minneapolis. His death sparked protests in the United States and around the world against racism and police violence. The 6-year-old girl stood by her mother's side at a press conference.

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George Floyd 's 6-year-old daughter , Gianna, is embraced by her mother , Roxie Washington, before speaking about her father, following his death in Minneapolis police custody, at the Minneapolis City Hall, in "At the end of the day, they get to go home and be with their families," Washington said.

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“I want everyone to know what these police officers took. At the end of the day, they return home to their families. Gianna has no father. He will not see her grow up, be a graduate, he will never accompany her to the altar, ”said the deeply upset mother. She continues: "When she has a problem and needs her father, he will not be there. I'm here today for my baby and for George. Because I want justice for him because he was a good man. No matter what people think, it was good. "

"I'm here for my baby, and I’m here for George, because I want justice for him." Roxie Washington, George Floyd's girlfriend, talks about their 6-year-old daughter, Gianna, growing up without her father. https://t.co/B9PZ98kzQU pic.twitter.com/Ucz59Thkpr

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 Independent autopsy says George Floyd was smothered and this is a homicide MINNEAPOLIS-POLICE-AUTOPSIE: Independent autopsy says George Floyd was smothered and it is a homicide © Reuters / LUCAS JACKSON AN INDEPENDENT AUTOPSY CLAIMS THAT GEORGE FLOYD HAS BEEN SMOKED AND IT IS A HOMICIDE (Reuters) - Two forensic scientists who carried out an independent autopsy of the body of George Floyd, killed the last week by a police officer during a violent arrest, affirm that the victim died by "mechanical asphyxia" and that his death resulted from a homicide.

The mother of George Floyd 's young daughter has demanded justice for his death at the hands of US police. "At the end of the day, they get to go home and be with their families." Gianna Floyd was told her father George Floyd "couldn't breathe" when she asked about his death after seeing TV

Watch CBSN Live. Mother of George Floyd 's 6-year-old daughter speaks out In a short, tearful statement alongside the daughter she had with Floyd , Roxie Washington mourned the loss of Floyd as a father to But only the officer who kept his knee on Floyd 's neck, Derek Chauvin, has been charged.

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"He loved him so much"

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Roxie Washington then painted a portrait of a man who was "so happy" to be a father. He had left Houston (Texas) for Minneapolis (Minnesota) to be able to work and support his family. "He was there, he slept during my whole birth, but when he heard her cry, he got up. I still have a photo of him waking up to take his baby in his arms. He loved her so much. ”

George Floyd was kept on the ground during his arrest by a white police officer, Derek Chauvin on May 25. As the latter immobilized him on the ground by pressing his throat with his knee, George Floyd repeated several times "I cannot breathe", a phrase engraved on numerous signs used in the demonstrations in his name across the country. Of the four police officers present during his arrest, only Derek Chauvin has so far been arrested and charged with manslaughter. Protesters and George Floyd's family want the three other police officers who participated in the arrest also to be prosecuted.

Pilot draws tribute to George Floyd in skies above Canada .
"The words of George Floyd ‘I can't Breathe’ came to mind a few times."But the symbol wasn't visible from the ground. Pilot Dimitri Neonakis' drawing was only able to be seen by users of flight tracking websites such as Flight Radar or Flight Aware.

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