George Floyd's family demand justice as murder trial to begin

Minneapolis (AFP) – George Floyd must receive justice, his family said ahead of opening arguments Monday in the trial of the white police officer accused of killing the Black man, whose agonising death ignited protests against racism and police brutality across the United States and around the world. “I have a big hole right now in my heart. It can’t be patched up … I need justice for George. We need a conviction,” Floyd’s brother Philonise told reporters in Minneapolis Sunday.  Derek Chauvin, a veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department, faces murder and manslaughter charges for his role …

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