George Floyd

Court weighs allowing courtroom cameras in George Floyd case

The judge overseeing the case has yet to decide whether cameras will be allowed.

published on : 20th September 2020

George Floyd protesters did not even spare statue of Mahatma Gandhi: Donald Trump

The vandalised statue of Mahatma Gandhi was restored later by the Indian Embassy, with the help of National Park Police and the State Department.

published on : 19th September 2020

Ex-cops blame one another, seek own trials in George Floyd's death

Prosecutors say all four officers should be tried together because the nature of the charges and evidence is similar and “it is impossible to evaluate any individual Defendant’s conduct in a vacuum.”

published on : 11th September 2020

Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp says 'Black Lives Matter' sporting boycott unlikely in England

His remark comes as various sports in America were called off earlier this week as protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake continued.

published on : 29th August 2020

Portland protesters smash City Hall windows, 23 arrested

Portland has been gripped by nightly protests for nearly three months since the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

published on : 26th August 2020

London carnival show goes on with more import than ever

The Notting Hill Carnival is a product of the massive influx of Black immigrants who came to Britain from its former colonies to help rebuild the country after World War II.

published on : 26th August 2020

Melania Trump recalls her immigrant story to appeal for racial harmony in US

This was her first major reference to the socio-political unrest in the country following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May.

published on : 26th August 2020

Floyd’s death sparks new activism among communities of colour

Kenosha, Wisconsin became the latest flashpoint this week with the police shooting of Jacob Blake, apparently in the back, as he leaned into his SUV while his three children sat in the vehicle.

published on : 25th August 2020

George Floyd mural in Minneapolis defaced with black paint

Minneapolis police spokesman says the department hasn’t taken any reports about the vandalized mural, however.

published on : 21st August 2020

Won't forget George Floyd daughter's words 'Daddy changed the world', says Joe Biden

Biden, 77, officially accepted the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party on the final day of the four-day virtual convention of the party on Thursday night.

published on : 21st August 2020

US Judge orders release of body camera video in George Floyd death case

The body camera videos and transcripts were filed in court by Lane's attorney, Earl Gray, as part of a motion to have Lane's case dismissed.

published on : 8th August 2020

Former-Minneapolis cop argues for dropped charges in George Floyd death

Defense attorney Robert Paule filed a motion Wednesday saying Tou Thao will ask the judge to dismiss the charges at a hearing on September 11.

published on : 30th July 2020

Police and protesters clash over racial injustice in violent weekend across the US

In Portland, thousands of people gathered Saturday evening for another night of protests over George Floyd’s killing.

published on : 27th July 2020

George Floyd murder: Minneapolis council shifts police media duties to city staff

Floyd's death sparked nationwide protests against police brutality and racial injustice, and renewed calls for reforms in policing.

published on : 25th July 2020

Teach real history instead of sanitized version: Ex-Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara on racism

The former wicketkeeper said that he 'had seen some of the worse acts committed by people with best education'.

published on : 23rd July 2020
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