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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Derek Chauvin trial: George Floyd’s brother gives moving testimony” – below is their description.
The brother of George Floyd, a Black American man who died as former police officer Derek Chauvin put his knee on his neck has testified on the 11th day of his trial.
Philonise Floyd cried as he described his older brother George as a family man who loved his siblings and was especially close to his late mother.
But as a police officer shot another unarmed Black man dead in the same state, Chauvin’s lawyer asked the judge to isolate the jury but the judge denied the request.
Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports from Minneapolis, the US.
–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.