Tears of joy, relief after conviction in Floyd murder case
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AFP

Minneapolis (AFP) – “Guilty!”: As the jury’s murder conviction against white ex-policeman Derek Chauvin was relayed on a loudspeaker Tuesday, the crowd in front of the Minneapolis courthouse erupted in joy and relief. More than 200 people had gathered to hear the verdict for the man accused of killing African-American George Floyd, a case that sparked protests against racial injustice around the world. “Guilty on all three counts,” a man announced over a megaphone, and tears streamed down more than one face in the crowd. “Today we celebrate justice for our city,” he added. “I can’t believe it….

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