The video went around the world and shocked thepublic opinion. He pleaded with the agents, trying to shout “I can’t breathe”. But the policemen did not listen to him or to passersby who asked to remove the knee of the man’s neck. The four involved in the death of George Floyd, the African American suffocated during the arrest, were fired but this did not stop them protests: with the signs saying “no justice, no peace”, “black lives matter” and “just lynch us”, the protesters, who wore the masks as requested by the organizers, they paraded, expiring it slogan “I can’t breathe”, from the place where Floyd he was killed up to the local police district.
Here they intervened agents in riot gear they used gastear to disperse the crowd. Among the requests of the demonstrators is that the names of the four agents and the indictments moves towards them. On the case in addition to the investigative agency of Minnesota is investigating theFBI. Floyd – who was around 40 years old, had children and has been described as a model employee by the owner of Conga Latin Bistro where he worked as security guard – era unarmed and handcuffed face down when the agent put the knee on the neck.
The video, shot by a passerby who then uploaded it to his page Facebook, shows how for a few minutes he asks the agent in vain to remove the knee screaming “I can’t breathe”. Then he closes the eyes and no longer speaks. At the beginning the police he said the man had “opposed resistance arrest “. But the mayor Frey last night he said that “it became clear that the first statement was not accurate”.
Then he defined the layoff of the four policemen as “the right decision for our city, our community and the police department of Minneapolis “. “For five minutes we saw a agentWhite that pressed his knee to the neck of a black man helpless for five minutes, it wasn’t one baddecision of a few seconds “saying that the involvement of theFBI it was natural to face such a fact. The fast dismissal from agents contrasts with police behavior and local authorities in the face of other cases of killing of African Americans by agents, who in recent years have given rise to the movement of protests “Black Lives Matter”.
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