US protesters demand justice in trial of officer charged over George Floyd's death

Minneapolis (AFP) – Bearing a replica coffin covered in red roses, thousands of people marched Sunday in the US city of Minneapolis, the day before trial proceedings begin for the white police officer charged with killing George Floyd, a Black man. The diverse crowd mostly stayed silent, occasionally chanting “No justice, no peace!” Floyd was 46 when he died of asphyxiation, as then-officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes on May 25, 2020. His death triggered a nationwide protest movement against racism and police brutality. Chauvin, who was fired by the Minneapolis Poli…

Read More

HEDGE accordingly