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BBC News published this video item, entitled “Crowd reacts as Derek Chauvin found guilty over death of George Floyd – BBC News” – below is their description.
People gathered outside court in Minneapolis erupted in cheers upon hearing that Derek Chauvin had been found guilty of all charges over George Floyd’s death.
The former police officer has been convicted on all three charges – second degree murder, third degree murder and manslaughter.
Chauvin was filmed with his knee on George Floyd’s neck last May, sparking global protests against racism.
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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.