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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Minneapolis rallies before anniversary of George Floyd killing” – below is their description.
George Floyd’s family and groups of demonstrators have gathered to demand justice for Black victims of police violence to commemorate Floyd’s death.
Tuesday marks one year since the killing of the unarmed Black man at the hands of a white police officer, an incident that sparked protests around the world.
The officer found guilty of his murder is awaiting sentencing and many say they will continue to demand justice.
Al Jazeera’s Mike Hanna reports from Minneapolis, 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.