Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Friday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck. Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Friday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck.
According to a foreign news agency, 86% of those arrested are from the US capital. In addition, 2 million has been raised in an online fund set up in Los Angeles for the release of 3,000 people arrested during the protests that began after the death of black George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Is.
Clashes broke out between police and protesters in different cities. Police used tear gas and baton charges. National guards were deployed to stop looting. Security of important buildings has been handed over to the army.
More stringent provisions against the main accused
Following intense public pressure, more stringent provisions were added to the case against the main accused, a white police officer. Three other police officers were also charged in the case. Six police officers were fired and charged with abuse of power against protesters in Atlanta.
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City to city protests
The movement against racism and hatred of the black community has spread across the country. Angry protesters rallied in New York, Washington, New Orleans and Minnesota. Thousands take to the streets to demand justice for George Floyd.
Trump’s defense minister opposes the president’s policy
Defense Secretary Mark Asper became opposed to President Trump’s policy on protests. He said in the media briefing. Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Friday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck. Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis has said that Donald Trump is the first president who is not trying to unite the American people.