George Floyd Death

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

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

Four ex-Minneapolis police officers charged in death of George Floyd due back in court

Floyd died May 25 after Chauvin, a white police officer, pressed his knee against the handcuffed Black man's neck for nearly eight minutes.

published on : 29th June 2020

Slave traders, imperialists, explorers: Statues pulled down by protestors after George Floyd's death

Protests and, in some cases, acts of vandalism have taken place in such cities as Boston; New York; Paris; Brussels; and Oxford, England, in an intense re-examination of racial injustices.

published on : 12th June 2020

London may remove statues as George Floyd's death sparks change

Many Bristolians welcomed the statue’s removal, but the British government called it an act of vandalism and urged police to prosecute the perpetrators.

published on : 9th June 2020

George Floyd murder: Protesters flood US streets for change; two cops charged for assaulting 75-year-old man

Collectively, it was perhaps the largest one-day mobilisation since Floyd died 12 days ago and came as many cities began lifting curfews that authorities imposed.

published on : 7th June 2020

Jodhpur cop kneels on man's neck for not wearing mask, reminds netizens of George Floyd case

Jodhpur Police Commissioner, Prafulla Kumar, says the comparision with the Floyd case is unfair and far-fetched, insisting that the cop was only trying to recover his phone which the man had snatched

published on : 5th June 2020

Pentagon-Trump clash breaks open over military and protests

Mark Esper angered Trump early Wednesday when he said he opposed using military troops for law enforcement, seemingly taking the teeth out of the president’s threat to use the Insurrection Act.

published on : 4th June 2020

US envoy 'apologises' over Gandhi statue desecration amid George Floyd death protests in Washington

The vandalism of the statue of Gandhi took place in the midst of the nationwide protests in the US against the killing of African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.

published on : 4th June 2020

George Floyd's death not one of a kind, US legislatures still slow to pass laws limiting use of force

Issue is at the heart of nationwide protests set off by the May 25 death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white Minneapolis cop pressed his knee into Floyd's neck for several minutes.

published on : 3rd June 2020

US Journalists covering George Floyd's death protests face assault, arrest

George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American restaurant worker, died in Minneapolis on Monday after a white police officer pinned him to the ground.

published on : 1st June 2020

George Floyd case: Over 40 people arrested in New York over protests against police custody death

The 46-year-old African-American man died on Monday after a white police officer pinned him to the ground with a knee to the back of his neck while he was handcuffed and other officers stood by.

published on : 29th May 2020