Thursday, January 20, 2022

George Floyd

Former cop Chauvin pleads guilty to violating George Floyd’s rights

Prosecutors asked the judge to sentence Chauvin to 25 years in prison, which would run concurrent to his state sentence, adding on about two years.

Ex-cop convicted of George Floyd’s murder files appeal

Derek Chauvin accuses the state of prejudicial misconduct and lists multiple issues with the jury selected for the trial, among other objections.

UN human rights chief calls for reparations over racism

A UN report seeks to push nations to take action to end racial injustices and make amends for centuries of abuse of people of African descent.

US ex-cop sentenced to over 22 years for George Floyd murder

The judge says his sentence was 'not based on emotion or sympathy', but the law.

Ex-cop Chauvin guilty of all charges for George Floyd’s murder

A jury deliberated less than 11 hours before finding Chauvin guilty of all three charges against him – second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter.

US city under curfew after black motorist shot dead in taser-handgun mix-up

Police say that the officer, now on leave pending an investigation, had intended to deploy her taser but instead shot Daunte Wright with a single bullet.

Jury in George Floyd murder trial shown harrowing video of his death

George Floyd's death had sparked a national outrage, with widespread protests and rioting against police brutality towards African Americans.

National Guard on streets as ex-cop in Floyd death released on bail

The ex-police officer accused in the George Floyd death has been released on US$1 million bail.

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