Police repress protests demanding justice for George Floyd

Protests broke out on Tuesday May 26 after videos surfaced showing Minneapolis police suffocating George Floyd to death

May 28, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

Protests broke out in Minneapolis following the brutal murder of 46-year-old George Floyd at the hands of a city police officer. The protests, demanding justice for Floyd and an end to racist police violence, were met with violent repression by the police who fired tear gas, water cannons and attacked protesters with batons. His family and social movements in the US demand that the officers responsible for his murder be brought to justice.


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