Currently every country is suffering globally with COVID-19. The most affected country is United State of America with more than 17 lakh cases. But other than this, USA is also in news because of latest incident in Minneapolis, Atlanta. A 46 year old “black” man was dragged to death by a “white” police officer. His name was George Floyd and he was an athlete. He moved in Minneapolis to find work. This horrific incident occurred on 25th of May. Every citizen of USA is protesting and fighting for justice for Floyd. Whole USA is shocked since an unarmed black man is brutally bullied and murdered by a white man.
The incident took place in day time and is a shocking but not surprising case of brutality
Derek Chauvin the former police officer was seen with his knee on George’s neck. In fact there are many videos on internet which are proof this man slaughtering. Floyd kept on saying he can’t breathe but the police officer shown no mercy and hence George died on the spot. The officer is been accused of third degree murder and manslaughter charges. The wife of the police officer has filed the divorce due to the controversies related to her husband.
Recently, Donald Trump the president of United State of America did a very strange tweet regarding the protesters. Twitter took strict action hiding his tweet as soon as same tweet was done by the White house’s Twitter account
Trump’s tweet gave more power to the fire and the rage in protesters grew. In his tweet, he not only called protestors ‘THUGS’ but also warned about a strict action against them. He also mentioned involvement of military in his tweet. Therefore, Twitter hided his tweet for raging violence. Public can still view this tweet on prominent warning.
Currently, the protest has spread in more than 30 cities of USA. People are being arrested in hundreds of number recently and more than 500 people were arrested in Los Angeles. Also Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan released an illustration that people doing community harm must be removed and everyone should fight together against the whole racist system. Moreover, the Minnesota attorney Keith Ellison said that murder charges are the initial steps of justice for Floyd. Derek Chauvin’s bails has been set with $500,000 said Ellison.