Former US cop who killed George Floyd to face sentencing
Twelve years in prison? Twenty, or even 30? On Friday, former policeman Derek Chauvin will hear his sentence for the murder of African-American George Floyd, a killing that sparked America's biggest demonstrations for racial justice in decades.
One dead in Minneapolis after man drives into crowd of protestors
A woman was killed and three other people injured when a man drove into a crowd of demonstrators who were protesting the shooting death by US Marshals of a Black man in Minneapolis, police said Monday. Police said the man, who may have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol, drove his vehicle into…
Human rights of U.S. policing a year after George Floyd: What the data tells us?
As we mark the one year anniversary of George Floyd’s death, and the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Oklahoma Massacre, of over 100 African Americans on May 31-June 1, 1921, it is time for reflections, or better said a data report card....
Family, supporters march in US ahead of anniversary of George Floyd death
Supporters and relatives of George Floyd marched Sunday ahead of the first anniversary of his murder by a white policeman, a killing that prompted a reckoning on racial injustice in the United States.
Beyond the US, we held our breath on Tuesday waiting for the jury’s verdict following the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd in May 2020.
US Justice Dept to investigate Minneapolis policing after Chauvin trial
US Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Wednesday a civil investigation into the police department of Minneapolis, Minnesota, a day after former officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering African-American George Floyd.
White ex-policeman Derek Chauvin convicted of George Floyd's murder
Sacked police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder and manslaughter Tuesday in the death of African-American George Floyd in a case that roiled the United States for almost a year, laying bare deep racial divisions. A racially-diverse jury of seven women and five men in the Midwestern city of Minneapolis took less than two…
US braces for verdict in George Floyd murder trial
Jurors began a first full day of deliberations on Tuesday in the trial of the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd as US cities braced for a verdict in a case that sparked nationwide protests against racism last summer.
Prosecution rests case in George Floyd murder trial
Prosecutors rested their case on Tuesday against Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer on trial for murder and manslaughter for the death of George Floyd.