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Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Derek Chauvin: Prosecution Makes Opening Remarks in Trial Over George Floyd Death” – below is their description.
The former Minneapolis police officer’s trial began on Monday in George Floyd’s death.
Jurors did not wait long to see parts of the bystander video that caught Derek Chauvin’s knee on Floyd’s neck.
Prosecutors played the video as they presented opening arguments – legal experts say showing the video is part of an effort to remind jurors of what is at the heart of their case.
The widely seen video sparked waves of outrage and activism across the U.S. and beyond.Bloomberg Quicktake: Now 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.