The Minneapolis police banned the use of choke holds

Police in Minneapolis (Minnesota, USA) banned the use of choke holds. As reported by the Associated Press, the decision was taken at a meeting of city Council on Friday, June 5.

Voted “for” the 12 members of the Council, “against” – nobody.

In accordance with the decision prohibited any chokes, as well as techniques that limit the area of the neck; the officers see that their colleagues use these techniques, must stop them.

The Commissioner for human rights of the state Parliament Rebecca Lucero stated that these changes were “only the beginning”. She assured that the changes would be implemented “quickly and under the supervision of the public”.

May 25 after a tough police detention in Minneapolis died African American George Floyd. Forensic examination confirmed that the death was caused by strangulation (a police officer with his knee pinned Floyd to the asphalt, becoming on his neck).

The destruction of the man triggered massive protests (often accompanied by riots and acts of vandalism), first in Minneapolis and later in other American cities.

In clashes in nine States, killed 11 people, among them – both police and demonstrators.

Four employees of police of Minneapolis, who participated in the arrest of Floyd, was charged.

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