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Live updates on George Floyd protests: shooting in Seattle worries

It’s a call that is often heard by advocates of systematic law enforcement changes: police misconduct cases are handled by an outside prosecutor, not the local prosecutor’s office, which depends on close cooperation with the police and possibly a cozy relationship them. But after weeks of protests against police violence and racism, leading to increased control and rapid persecution of …

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George Floyd: A second officer is released from prison

J Alexander Kueng’s bail was $ 750,000 and he left Hennepin County prison on Friday night for “borrowing and conditional release”. Kueng was one of the four officers involved in Floyd’s arrest on Memorial Day on suspicion of using a fake $ 20 bill. The arrest led to Floyd’s death, which sparked worldwide protests against racial injustice and police misconduct. …

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George Floyd, Protests and Police Defunding: Live Updates

The shots at Mother Emanuel, as the church is called, left nine dead, shocked the country and triggered a settlement of racism and racist violence. The gunman was a white supremacist who had posed with the Confederate flag, and the shootout resulted in the flag being removed from the South Carolina State House grounds and greater efforts being made to …

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Rage after his death, Floyd, Robert Fuller

SHUT DOWN The demonstrators were upset when the police fired tear gas canisters into a crowd of demonstrators. Wochit Rayshard Brooks’ widow, Tomika Miller, and other family members will speak to the media on Monday morning with family lawyers L. Chris Stewart and Justin Miller. A march for justice is also planned, starting at the Richard B. Russell Federal Building …

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Trump discusses banning police chokeholds after George Floyd protests

United States President Donald Trump speaks with members of the faith, law enforcement, and small businesses on the Gateway Church campus in Dallas, Texas, USA on June 11, 2020. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters President Donald Trump downplayed the risk of police custody on Friday, despite proposing to support the practice ban during a nationwide outcry against brutality. In an interview …

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Protests by George Floyd also inspire new policing controls in Europe

PARIS – The murder of George Floyd has resonated in Europe and has drawn thousands of demonstrators onto the streets of cities like Paris, London and Berlin. Statues of colonizers and slave traders were torn down or made unrecognizable. The message was solidarity with protesters in the United States – but also a call to deal with racism at home. …

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Riot Games Executive resigns after “hideous” comments from George Floyd

photo:: Mario Tama (Getty) Ron Johnson, Global Head of Consumer Products at Riot Games, has stepped down after saying that the murder of George Floyd by the police was caused by his “criminal lifestyle”Riot later comments as “heinous” and “against our values”. How ESPN ReportsJohnson’s resignation was announced to the company on Thursday evening by Riot Games CEO Nicolo Laurent. …

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