‘It’s lawless here’: How defunding the police backfired in Minneapolis after George Floyd’s death

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “‘It’s lawless here’: How defunding the police backfired in Minneapolis after George Floyd’s death” – below is their description.

    Visitors to the George Floyd memorial in Minneapolis must walk past concrete barricades and makeshift checkpoints to reach the site where the 46-year-old took his last breath with his face pressed to the asphalt.

    Signs marking the entrance to the birthplace of a global racial justice movement read: “You are now entering the free state of George Floyd” and “cops not welcome”.

    The world is set to revisit the death of Mr Floyd this week when the trial of Derek Chauvin, the white police officer who kneeled on his neck during his final moments, begins.

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