‘Land of the Free’ cracks down on protests demanding justice for George Floyd

Heavy police presence and even the National Guard has been deployed to contain the curfew defying protestors. Use of rubber bullets, tear gas, and other aggressive measures has been widely reported.

June 04, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

Around 40 US cities have seen curfews in the last few days as protests against George Floyd’s deaths have continued. Despite the curfews and the COVID-19 threat, people are continuing to express outrage against racist police violence. Protests have been taking place in almost 400 cities across all 50 US states. Heavy police presence and even the National Guard has been deployed to contain the curfew defying protestors. Use of rubber bullets, tear gas, and other aggressive measures has been widely reported.

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