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The family of slain African American George Floyd asked the UN to intervene in the investigation. This became known to CNN, the channel also quoted the statement of the lawyer Benjamin Kramp.
It is known that the letter was sent on 3 June the UN working group on the rights of people of African descent. In it relatives of Floyd asking for assistance in investigating the circumstances of his death.
The family’s lawyer, Floyd crump also noted that the U.S. has a long-standing problem of depriving blacks of the right to life. In his opinion, the state does not seek to bring the police to justice, even when there is video evidence of crimes. In this regard, blacks are forced to request support from international organizations
Farewell ceremony with the deceased on the morning of June 9 in Houston, Texas. Before c June 4 took place the memorial service, first in Minneapolis, where Floyd lived before death, and then in his native Reforge, North Carolina.
In dozens of U.S. cities and other countries for several days, held a protest against police brutality because of the death in Minneapolis of a guard to George Floyd, who died after a rough arrest. In some cases, the protests ended in riots, clashes with police, looting, looting and riots.
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