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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Murder trial for officer in George Floyd case delayed” – below is their description.
In the U.S., the jury selection in the trial of a former police officer over the brutal killing of George Floyd was delayed on Monday. Derek Chauvin faces a murder charge over the death of the African American, which sparked worldwide protests. Proceedings were held up for a decision on an additional charge. Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside the court in Minneapolis.CGTN 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.