The American Governor of Minnesota Tim Walz on may 28 signed a decree on the introduction of the National guard for riots in Minneapolis, which began after the death of a detainee by the police a black male.
The document States that Walz took this decision after the appeal of city hall.
“Restore the city, restore our system of justice and restore the relationship between law enforcement and those they are obliged to protect. The death of George Floyd should lead to justice and systemic change, not death and destruction. As said the family of George Floyd: “Floyd would not want to hurt people. He lived his life protecting people.” Let us unite to recover, to remember and seek justice for George Floyd”, – said the Governor.
He added that it would defend the right to protest residents of the state.
The Governor also declared an emergency in Minneapolis.
Floyd died on may 25, soon after a tough detention by the police, one of the officers choked him. As it became known, the patrol suspected Floyd that he paid with a fake $ 20 bill.
Demonstrators took to the streets and began throwing the police with firecrackers and bottles. During the protests were looted shop, unknown persons set fire to several industrial and commercial buildings. One person was killed. Native of Floyd appealed to the protesters asking them not to allow violence.