The video went viral and offers a dramatic insight into the protests that have been inflaming him for days United Statesafter the murder of the African American George Floyd, suffocated by an agent a Minneapolis. In the movie (posted on Twitter by Norbert Elekessul), which the police of now investigate New York, a police van hits a crowd of demonstrators. The video, published on Twitter, shows the car in front of a group of people who throw objects at the vehicle, in front of which there was a barricade. The machine therefore seems to want to overturn the barricade, running over the demonstrators.
Mayor Bill de Blasio he said the incident is under investigation, but stressed that officers may have had no other choice. Statements that have become the subject of confrontation with the dem Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, exponent of the radical wing of the party and always on the front lines against discrimination race, who refused any kind of justification for the policemen’s gesture. “Nobody – he said – can launch a Suv on a crowd of human beings “.