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Entertainment George Floyd Victim of a "lethal" disproportionate

06:10  08 april  2021
06:10  08 april  2021 Source:   lepoint.fr

George Floyd's sister on the verge of tears at the start of Derek Chauvin's trial

 George Floyd's sister on the verge of tears at the start of Derek Chauvin's trial "Violence is not the answer to everything. Sometimes we have to take a step back, ”said Bridgett Floyd after attending the first day of the trial of Derek Chauvin , the officer accused of killing his brother, George Floyd, during a police check on May 25, 2020 in Minneapolis. 0 © Copyright 2021, The Obs She did not hesitate to challenge her assassin with her gaze: “I sat in the courtroom today and looked at the officer who took the life from my brother.

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L E Trial of Derek Chauvin, the White Police Celebrated to have killed George Floyd, continues in Manneapolis. Witnesses and experts scroll at the bar. Wednesday, it was Jody Stiger's turn, policeman in Los Angeles and specializing in the use of force in the police, to intervene. He felt that Derek Chauvin had used a disproportionate "lethal force" during the arrest of George Floyd. Immobilized, the neck blocked by the knee of the police officer, the African-American quadmenaire "was lying on the belly, he was handcuffed, he did not try to escape or resist," said Jody Stiger.

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"A policeman can only use a level of force proportional to the severity of the crime or the resistance level of an individual against the police," he explained, under the Code of Procedure of the Police Minneapolis. The expert admitted that George Floyd, handcuffed, had at first resisted by refusing to sit in the back of a police vehicle, on the grounds he was claustrophobic. But once on the ground, he had quickly stopped struggling and the police should have installed it on the side or sitting, a national director in force for two decades, according to him.

for the Chief of the Minneapolis Police, Derek Chauvin "violated the rules"

by Eric Nelson, the lawyer of the accused, Jody Stiger, however, admitted that the use of force in certain situations "may appear horrible for the public "even if he" is legal according to the laws of the state ". But he dismissed the hypothesis, regularly advanced by the Defense, according to which the passers-by who appear the police officer more and more as George Floyd sank in unconsciousness represented a "threat" that could have "divert his attention" the state of health of African American.

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Monday, the Chief of the Minneapolis Police, Medaria Ardondo, had overwhelmed his former agent, stating that he had "violated the rules" and "the values" of the police during the interpellation. And last week, Richard Zimmerman , policeman since 25 in the big northern United States , had castigated a use of "simply unjustified" and "absolutely not necessary" force. Derek Chauvin, 45, is accused of killing George Floyd on May 25, 2020 in Minneapolis keeping his knee on his neck for more than nine minutes, a drama that sparked a historic wave of anger against racism. United. He pleads not guilty, claiming to follow a procedure in accordance with his training to master a recalcitrant suspect, while his lawyer ensures that the black quadmenaire, who was a drug addict, died of overdose.

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George Floyd: The trial really starts with the diffusion of the video of his death

 George Floyd: The trial really starts with the diffusion of the video of his death © provided by the Parisian the Parisian is already called "the trial of America". This is how the beginning of the debates this Monday is expected by a whole country. After three weeks of selection of jurors , the trial of George Floyd began on Monday in Minneapolis. The floor has been given in the first place to the Prosecution.

called in the afternoon at the accusation by the Prosecution, two members of the Minnesota scientific police confirmed that seals containing methamphetamine and fentanyl, a powerful opiate , had been found in George Floyd's car and, more surprising, in the police car in which he had refused to settle. One of the pills, found next to one of the baskets of the quadmenaire that the police had removed him as he struggled on the ground, carried traces of his DNA.

to read also Trial George Floyd: America retains his breath The trial is also followed by the relatives of George Floyd, who attend in turn at the hearings. "Every time I enter the room, I see my brother die, again and again," said Philone Floyd in the edition of the Local Starttribune daily published Wednesday, evoking the shock images of the arrest regularly shown as pieces to conviction. He pointed out that the family "is preparing" to support the sight of the autopsy photos that should accompany the next testimonials from the medical experts.

Debates should continue for about two weeks. The verdict of the jurors in this non-standard trial is not expected before the end of April. Derek Chauvin incurs at least 40 years of imprisonment. The other three police involved in George Floyd's death will be judged for complicity for murder in August.

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