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The US Justice Department is reportedly looking to use a rarely-used sedition law against Black Lives Matter protesters in Portland. The city has seen two months of demonstrations against police brutality following the death of George Floyd. Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports from Oregon. –Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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In This Story: George Floyd
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.