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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Minneapolis judge hopes to start jury selection in trial over George Floyd death” – below is their description.
A #Minneapolis judge planned to begin screening jurors on Tuesday in the #trial of Derek #Chauvin, the former policeman facing criminal charges for his role in the death of George #Floyd during an arrest that caused an outcry around the world. The trial is seen as a landmark case on police violence against Black people in the United States, a country where police officers are rarely found to be criminally responsible for killing civilians. FRANCE 24’s Kethevane Gorjestani tells us more.FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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