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ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “America waits as jury considers verdict for policeman who killed George Floyd | 7.30” – below is their description.
The US city of Minneapolis is on edge tonight, awaiting a verdict in the trial of the policeman accused of killing George Floyd – a tragedy that caused enormous civil unrest in the US and disbelief around the world.
It comes less than two weeks after another high-profile police killing in a Minneapolis suburb, which ignited a fresh wave of protests across the country. US correspondent Sarah Ferguson has this report.ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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George Floyd was an African-American man who died on 25th May 2020 in Powderhorn, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, following police arrest. Video recording by a witness, showing Floyd repeating “Please”, “I can’t breathe”, and “Don’t kill me”, was widely circulated on social media platforms and broadcast by media. The incident led to widespread protests across the United States.