June 4 in Minneapolis held a memorial service for George Floyd – the African American who died in rezultate tough police detention on may 25. On it informs TV channel CBS.
On this day in dozens of cities in the United States held “peace marches”, said the TV channel.
Euronews reports that Floyd goodbye as a national hero. His funeral was paid for by boxer Floyd Mayweather. At the farewell ceremony came a star and defenders of the rights of blacks.
The body of Floyd will be buried next week. From Minneapolis, the coffin will travel to North Carolina, where he was born, and then to Houston, where he lived most of his life.
Floyd died may 25 after a tough police detention in Minneapolis. Satexperts confirmed that the death was caused by strangulation. The patrol suspected Floyd that he paid with a fake $ 20 bill. After the death of African Americans across the country began protests.
On may 29, police officer Derek Shovina, which used a rear naked choke against Floyd, was arrested. 3 Jun charges forward and his three colleagueswho participated in the arrest.
Because of the unrest, the authorities took the decision to bring the national guard to suppress riots in several cities.
June 1, the President of the United States Donald trump has said that he can bring the armed forces to disperse the protesters, under the act of 1807. Acting Minister of defense mark Esper opposed this idea. Marine General James Mattis (he was Minister of defense from January 2017 to January 2019) stated that the order for the involvement of the army to suppress the protests would be criminal.
In clashes in nine States, killed 11 people, among them – both police and demonstrators.