Protests over George Floyd's death spread to New Zealand

Carla Harmon
June 2, 2020

Protesters are demanding all four be prosecuted.

Pogba's United team-mate Marcus Rashford also wrote on Instagram and Twitter: "I know you guys haven't heard from me in a few days". We have to come together as one & fight for justice. Here are 13 of them. Local civil rights activists have said Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman doesn't have the trust of the black community. One of the police officers later pinned Floyd on the ground and put his knee on Floyd's neck despite him claiming that he is finding it tough to breathe.

Standing with the Black Lives Matter movement, the artist has issued a statement amid ongoing injustices against people of colour, calling out white people who "make everything about yourself".

"Why is it okay for black people to be called thugs for protesting the murder of innocent people?"


Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba was left in "anger, pity, hatred, indignation, pain" and "sadness" over the death of George Floyd in police custody and has called for an end to racism "once and for all".

"George Floyd was a healthy young man", Crump said.

The Chinese foreign ministry's take on the case seems to mirror that of their Iranian counterparts, who tweeted a photograph of a black demonstrator valiantly facing down a squad of riot police. At the time of this writing, coronavirus infections in the usa have reached nearly 1.8 million, and more than 104,000 people have died from the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University.

The kneeling was similar to a gesture made by former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who in 2016 began kneeling during the US national anthem to protest police brutality.


The French World Cup victor posted on Instagram: "I can't tolerate, I won't tolerate, WE WON'T TOLERATE".

England worldwide Jadon Sancho was one of several Bundesliga footballers to make a stand over the weekend, while scoring his first career hat-trick for Borussia Dortmund on Sunday.

The death of Floyd after his arrest has triggered a tide of protests in the United States, unleashing long simmering rage over racial bias in the U.S. criminal justice system.

Floyd, an unarmed black man, died after being restrained by Chauvin during an arrest in Minneapolis on May 25.


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