Wednesday, September 22, 2021

George Floyd

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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