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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Palestinian activist recounts moment of viral arrest video” – below is their description.
Al Jazeera caught up with the Palestinian activist many have seen on social media recently. The video of an Israeli soldier kneeling on Khairi Hanun’s neck went viral. It resembled the incident which sparked nationwide protests in the United States against the police killing of George Floyd. Al Jazeera’s Nida Ibrahim reports. –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.