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#George Floyd

# george-floyd - Monday 24 May, 2021

George Floyd’s family joins rally on anniversary of his murder
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

George Floyd’s family joins rally on anniversary of his murder

May 24th 2021, 4:13 PM 7,405 Views 4 Comments

The event was one of several planned across the US.

# george-floyd - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Appeals court hears case of former police officers charged in George Floyd death
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Appeals court hears case of former police officers charged in George Floyd death

May 20th 2021, 10:01 PM 15,300 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Lane, J Kueng and Tou Thao are scheduled to face trial next March.

# george-floyd - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Trial postponed for three US ex-police charged in George Floyd death
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Trial postponed for three US ex-police charged in George Floyd death

May 13th 2021, 9:15 PM 19,110 Views 0 Comments

They were to go on trial starting 22 August for being complicit in murder.

# george-floyd - Friday 7 May, 2021

Four ex-police officers indicted on civil rights charges over George Floyd's death
# Jury
# Jury

Four ex-police officers indicted on civil rights charges over George Floyd's death

May 7th 2021, 3:38 PM 11,150 Views 0 Comments

The men are charged with violating George Floyd’s right to be free from unreasonable seizure and excessive force.

# george-floyd - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Derek Chauvin’s lawyer seeks new trial and impeachment of verdict over jury misconduct claims
# Derek Chauvin
# Derek Chauvin

Derek Chauvin’s lawyer seeks new trial and impeachment of verdict over jury misconduct claims

May 5th 2021, 6:42 AM 26,697 Views 24 Comments

Derek Chauvin was convicted last month of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

# george-floyd - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict

Updated Apr 21st 2021, 3:57 PM 26,683 Views 55 Comments

The department is already investigating whether the officers involved violated George Floyd’s civil rights.

Opinion: Why this trial was different - US experts react to guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Opinion: Why this trial was different - US experts react to guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin

Apr 21st 2021, 8:45 AM 17,030 Views 36 Comments

US scholars analyse the guilty verdicts handed down to former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the 2020 murder of George Floyd.

'Black lives do, in fact, matter': US newspapers react to George Floyd verdict
# Front Pages
# Front Pages

'Black lives do, in fact, matter': US newspapers react to George Floyd verdict

Apr 21st 2021, 8:20 AM 18,248 Views 57 Comments

Derek Chauvin was found guilty of Floyd’s murder yesterday.

# george-floyd - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Derek Chauvin found guilty of the second-degree murder of George Floyd
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Derek Chauvin found guilty of the second-degree murder of George Floyd

Apr 20th 2021, 10:14 PM 99,695 Views 158 Comments

Floyd family lawyer Ben Crump hailed the three guilty verdicts as a landmark victory for civil rights.

As the jury reaches a decision, Joe Biden says he's 'praying for the right verdict' in Derek Chauvin trial
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

As the jury reaches a decision, Joe Biden says he's 'praying for the right verdict' in Derek Chauvin trial

Updated Apr 20th 2021, 8:55 PM 36,260 Views 0 Comments

The verdict will be read in a Minneapolis courtroom at 9.30pm Irish time.

# george-floyd - Monday 19 April, 2021

Murder case against ex-police officer Derek Chauvin over George Floyd death goes to jury
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Murder case against ex-police officer Derek Chauvin over George Floyd death goes to jury

Updated Apr 19th 2021, 11:00 PM 34,555 Views 0 Comments

The 45-year-old former police officer is charged with the murder of George Floyd.

# george-floyd - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Derek Chauvin pleads the fifth and will not testify in his own defence in George Floyd murder trial
# Trial
# Trial

Derek Chauvin pleads the fifth and will not testify in his own defence in George Floyd murder trial

Updated Apr 15th 2021, 4:08 PM 38,260 Views 0 Comments

“I will invoke my Fifth Amendment privilege today,” Chauvin told the trial.

# george-floyd - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

'Unacceptable': Family of George Floyd and Daunte Wright demand end to police brutality
# United States
# United States

'Unacceptable': Family of George Floyd and Daunte Wright demand end to police brutality

Apr 14th 2021, 7:46 AM 5,489 Views 0 Comments

Wright was shot dead during a traffic stop by a police officer who apparently confused her handgun with her taser

Former officer claims use of force on George Floyd was justified because he wasn't 'resting comfortably'
# Derek Chauvin Trial
# Derek Chauvin Trial

Former officer claims use of force on George Floyd was justified because he wasn't 'resting comfortably'

Apr 14th 2021, 7:16 AM 24,381 Views 0 Comments

His evidence contradicts that given by a range of authorities in the trial.

# george-floyd - Monday 12 April, 2021

Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest
# Protests
# Protests

Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 7:17 PM 49,024 Views 0 Comments

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said he expected closing arguments to begin next week.

# george-floyd - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Larry Donnelly: The jurors in the Chauvin trial carry the weight of America's past and present

Apr 11th 2021, 8:45 AM 16,248 Views 0 Comments

The Boston attorney takes a look at the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

# george-floyd - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Officer charged with murder of George Floyd had been trained to use minimum force, US court told
# Trial
# Trial

Officer charged with murder of George Floyd had been trained to use minimum force, US court told

Apr 6th 2021, 10:52 PM 13,911 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death last year.

Chauvin trial: Kneeling on Floyd's neck violated policy, 'values', says police chief
# Medaria Arradondo
# Medaria Arradondo

Chauvin trial: Kneeling on Floyd's neck violated policy, 'values', says police chief

Apr 6th 2021, 7:19 AM 15,548 Views 0 Comments

The doctor who treated Floyd said a lack of oxygen was the most likely reason his heart had stopped beating.

# george-floyd - Friday 2 April, 2021

Paramedic tells court George Floyd was 'deceased' when he arrived on scene
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Paramedic tells court George Floyd was 'deceased' when he arrived on scene

Apr 2nd 2021, 9:03 AM 24,514 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter.

# george-floyd - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Graphic bodycam footage of George Floyd's arrest played at murder trial
# Derek Chauvin
# Derek Chauvin

Graphic bodycam footage of George Floyd's arrest played at murder trial

Apr 1st 2021, 8:08 AM 23,808 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter.

# george-floyd - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Shop worker tells US court about receiving counterfeit bank note from George Floyd
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Shop worker tells US court about receiving counterfeit bank note from George Floyd

Mar 31st 2021, 10:30 PM 31,558 Views 0 Comments

Christopher Martin said that as he stood on the kerb a short time later watching Floyd’s arrest, he felt “disbelief — and guilt”.

# george-floyd - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Officer in George Floyd case gave onlookers a ‘cold’ stare, US court hears
# Court
# Court

Officer in George Floyd case gave onlookers a ‘cold’ stare, US court hears

Mar 30th 2021, 10:00 PM 23,225 Views 0 Comments

“He just stared at us, looked at us. He had like this cold look, heartless. He didn’t care,” Darnella Frazier said in testimony.

Jurors shown video of George Floyd gasping for breath at ex-officer’s trial
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Jurors shown video of George Floyd gasping for breath at ex-officer’s trial

Mar 30th 2021, 6:40 AM 13,419 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is charged with unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter.

# george-floyd - Monday 29 March, 2021

Trial under way for ex-policeman accused over death of George Floyd
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Trial under way for ex-policeman accused over death of George Floyd

Updated Mar 29th 2021, 5:41 PM 22,051 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin, a veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department, faces murder and manslaughter charges.

# george-floyd - Friday 12 March, 2021

Minneapolis to pay $27 million to settle lawsuit from family of George Floyd
# United States
# United States

Minneapolis to pay $27 million to settle lawsuit from family of George Floyd

Mar 12th 2021, 8:02 PM 22,591 Views 33 Comments

Floyd’s death last year sparked protests in Minneapolis and elsewhere around the world.

# george-floyd - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Jury selection begins in trial of ex-policeman charged over George Floyd death
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Jury selection begins in trial of ex-policeman charged over George Floyd death

Mar 10th 2021, 6:39 AM 5,659 Views 0 Comments

Jury selection is proceeding even as a potential appellate court ruling could halt proceedings.

# george-floyd - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Jury selection delayed in trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Jury selection delayed in trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd

Mar 9th 2021, 7:04 AM 6,418 Views 0 Comments

Floyd’s death from neck compression sparked protests against racial injustice in the US and abroad.

# george-floyd - Monday 8 March, 2021

Jury selection begins today in the trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd
# Derek Chauvin
# Derek Chauvin

Jury selection begins today in the trial of US policeman charged with killing George Floyd

Mar 8th 2021, 7:40 AM 6,340 Views 0 Comments

Floyd’s death from neck compression sparked protests against racial injustice in the US and abroad.

# george-floyd - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Police in George Floyd case to face trial together in Minneapolis
# Single Proceeding
# Single Proceeding

Police in George Floyd case to face trial together in Minneapolis

Nov 5th 2020, 4:28 PM 9,960 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the four former officers had urged the judge to move the trial away from the city.

# george-floyd - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches
# Jacob Blake
# Jacob Blake

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches

Aug 27th 2020, 3:18 PM 15,444 Views 0 Comments

Jacob Blake was shot seven times by a police officer in Wisconsin on Sunday.

# george-floyd - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Meghan Markle 'devastated' by state of US upon her return from UK
# Duchess Of Sussex
# Duchess Of Sussex

Meghan Markle 'devastated' by state of US upon her return from UK

Aug 15th 2020, 3:32 PM 92,375 Views 84 Comments

The Duchess also said she wants to use her voice to raise awareness of discrimination.

# george-floyd - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Ex-police officer charged in George Floyd case faces felony tax charges
# Derek Chauvin
# Derek Chauvin

Ex-police officer charged in George Floyd case faces felony tax charges

Jul 23rd 2020, 6:56 AM 39,775 Views 0 Comments

Derek Chauvin is in custody charged with second-degree murder over Mr Floyd’s death in Minneapolis.

# george-floyd - Friday 17 July, 2020

'Get off my neck': UK police suspend officer after 'disturbing' arrest
# London
# London

'Get off my neck': UK police suspend officer after 'disturbing' arrest

Jul 17th 2020, 8:31 PM 30,360 Views 22 Comments

Police in London said that the technique was not taught in police training.

# george-floyd - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

George Floyd’s family sues city of Minneapolis and police officers

Jul 15th 2020, 10:32 PM 20,576 Views 59 Comments

Floyd died on May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against his neck for nearly eight minutes.

# george-floyd - Thursday 9 July, 2020

George Floyd said he couldn't breathe more than 20 times, transcripts show
# I Can't Breathe
# I Can't Breathe

George Floyd said he couldn't breathe more than 20 times, transcripts show

Jul 9th 2020, 6:51 AM 13,886 Views 26 Comments

Transcripts from the police officers’ body cameras, filed in court this week, show that George Floyd’s last words were “I can’t breathe.”

# george-floyd - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

US judge sets George Floyd murder trial for next year

Jun 30th 2020, 7:07 AM 11,593 Views 0 Comments

Judge Peter Cahill said he did not want the sensitive case to become a media circus with the US presidential election looming.

# george-floyd - Friday 26 June, 2020

US House of Representatives passes police reform bill after George Floyd death
# Policing
# Policing

US House of Representatives passes police reform bill after George Floyd death

Jun 26th 2020, 7:21 AM 16,250 Views 71 Comments

US President Donald Trump’s administration said he would veto the bill.

# george-floyd - Thursday 18 June, 2020

'I am my brother's keeper': George Floyd’s brother urges UN to investigate police killings
# Philonise Floyd
# Philonise Floyd

'I am my brother's keeper': George Floyd’s brother urges UN to investigate police killings

Jun 18th 2020, 11:14 AM 10,369 Views 36 Comments

Philonise Floyd’s message by video was to the Human Rights Council.

# george-floyd - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police
# London
# London

Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police

Jun 13th 2020, 3:24 PM 35,675 Views 76 Comments

Hundreds of people converged on Parliament Square in London today after far-right groups, including Britain First, called on supporters to guard the monuments.

Fine Gael MEPs call for investigation into whether EU arms exports have been used against US civilians
# Joint Letter
# Joint Letter

Fine Gael MEPs call for investigation into whether EU arms exports have been used against US civilians

Jun 13th 2020, 2:21 PM 14,529 Views 53 Comments

The five MEPs co-signed a letter to Josep Borrell ahead of a debate in the EU parliament next week.

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