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US News Death of George Floyd: the police officer who tackled him on the ground was arrested

00:55  30 may  2020
00:55  30 may  2020 Source:   nouvelobs.com

United States: four police officers dismissed after the death of a black man during his arrest

 United States: four police officers dismissed after the death of a black man during his arrest For about ten minutes George Floyd had been tackled to the ground when he complained of not being able to breathe. A new drama involving the police in the death of a black man shakes the United States. Four Minneapolis agents were sacked Tuesday after the case in which the victim's family, George Floyd, denounced "excessive and inhuman" use of force and accused the police of racism. The scene was filmed on Monday evening by a passerby on her live Facebook.

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who has been identified as the man who put his knee on George Floyd ’s neck, has been arrested in connection to Floyd ’s death . Former president Barack Obama has issued a statement on the death of George Floyd , saying the country needed to

Police in Minnesota arrested a black CNN reporter reporting live on television early on Friday morning while covering the Minneapolis protests over the death of George Floyd , and led him and “We have a white reporter on the ground , and we have a brown reporter on the ground . They are a block apart.

  Mort de George Floyd : le policer qui l’a plaqué au sol a été arrêté © Copyright 2020, L'Obs

He had been fired from the police. He is now arrested. Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis policeman who kept his knee on George Floyd's neck, was arrested on Friday, May 29, reports the New York Times website, which quotes Minnesota authorities. His arrest is linked to the death of this black man following his muscular arrest. A drama that sparked anger in this city, and across the country.

Protesters indeed set fire to a Minneapolis police station on Thursday evening, during the third night of clashes against the police.

George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American, died Monday night just after being arrested by police on suspicion of having wanted to forge a counterfeit 20 dollar bill. During the intervention, he was tackled to the ground by an officer who kept his knee on his neck for long minutes. "I can't breathe anymore," we hear him say on a recording of the scene that has gone viral.

ALSO ON MSN: Death of George Floyd: "There is pain and anger in our city" (05/29/20)


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police violence in the USA: over for controversial stranglehold? .
After days of protests against police brutality and racism, US governors want to take legal action. Meanwhile, Washington's mayor is making a strong statement - near the White House. © Reuters / J. Serious Protest Against George Floyd's Death: Light Projection in Washington After the death of African American George Floyd in a brutal police operation in Minneapolis, a controversial stranglehold on arrests is to be prohibited in California. The governor of the most populous U.S.

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