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The lawyer of the family of the security guard to George Floyd, who died as a result of the actions of the police in the USA, reported a new case of violence against blacks. This reports the Chicago Tribune.
Benjamin crump tweeted video of the incident in Chicago, which shows how the police pulled a black woman out of the car by the hair, and then pressed her knee to the neck. “It’s a shame,” commented the lawyer.
According to the newspaper, the video was shot a few days ago during the protests after the death of Floyd. The girl on the tape is 25-year-old resident of Chicago MIA Wright. That day, she went with the family to the Mall but it was closed. Police suspected Wright in the robbery, surrounded her car, began to beat with batons glass, and then pulled her hair.
The detained said that they wanted to get out of the car with his hands raised, but the officer threw her to the ground and stepped with his knee on the neck. “I thought about George Floyd, it could be a similar situation. I don’t feel comfortable, can’t sleep,” said MIA Wright.
After that, according to the newspaper, two policemen were dismissed from office, and the girl herself was accused of violating public order. In the district attorney’s office are checking on the incident.
In dozens of U.S. cities for several days, held a protest against police brutality because of the death in Minneapolis of a black man, George Floyd. The police put him on the pavement, then one of them pushed the detainee with his knee on the neck. Soon the prisoner died from asphyxiation.
In some cases, demonstrations are accompanied by riots, clashes with police, looting, looting and riots. During the protests, killing at least 11 people.
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