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CGTN published this video item, entitled “First week of testimony concludes in George Floyd trial” – below is their description.
A senior #police officer testified in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin that it was “totally unnecessary” for him to kneel on #GeorgeFloyd’s neck. The testimony from the head of the homicide division for the Minneapolis Police Department came as the first week of the trial ended. Chauvin – now fired from the police force – has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges. #BlackLivesMatterCGTN 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.