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DW News published this video item, entitled “Joy and relief after Derek Chauvin convicted of murdering George Floyd | DW News” – below is their description.
A jury convicted former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin of murder in the arrest of George Floyd, a milestone in the fraught racial history of the United States.
Some protesters embraced silently after the verdict. In a phone call with Floyd’s family, US President Joe Biden said: “At least now there is some justice.” Later, he said that such a verdict was “much too rare.”
Biden also said: “We can’t leave this moment or look away thinking our work is done.” Many people have marched in rallies after the verdict in Minneapolis. They want justice in other cases of police brutality.
Civil rights lawyer Joe Hutchinson explains his view on the trial.DW News 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.
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In This Story: Joe Biden
Joe Biden is an American politician serving as the 46th and current president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 47th vice president from 2009 to 2017 under Barack Obama and represented Delaware in the United States Senate from 1973 to 2009.
He is married to Dr Jill Biden.