U.S. attorney General William Barr June 4, said that the violent demonstrations after the death of the African-American George Floyd was involved with the extremist organization. The transcript of the briefing released a radio station NPR.
“We have evidence that “anti-fascists” and other such extremist groups as well as members of various political views were involved in inciting and participating in violent activities. Ms also see “foreign actors” are doing everything to increase the violence,” said Barr.
He stressed that the US government is dealing with various organizations, inciting violence.
The attorney General added that from may 30 only Washingtone were wounded 114 law enforcement personnel, 22 of them required hospitalization.
Protests in the US began after may 25 after a tough police detention in Minneapolis died African American George Floyd. 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.