Killed Afro-Americans: New footage shows last minutes of George Floyd

the family of The murdered Black George Floyd has sued in the case, the accused police officers and the American city of Minneapolis. In the on Wednesday filed

Killed Afro-Americans: New footage shows last minutes of George Floyd

the family of The murdered Black George Floyd has sued in the case, the accused police officers and the American city of Minneapolis. In the on Wednesday filed a lawsuit the relatives accused the four men to have Floyd's basic rights are violated, as they were holding him at the time of his arrest at the end of may brutally solid. The city of Minneapolis, in the it came to the deadly stake, accused them, in the police a culture of excessive violence, racism and impunity for the perpetrators grant to have.

One of the four officials in Floyd pressed his knee almost nine minutes long in the neck and not stopped, as the man said on the floor several times, he could not breathe. He was already accused of the killing of Floyd, the other three involved police officers for aid.

"This lawsuit shows what we have said all along: that Mr. Floyd died, because the weight of the entire police force of Minneapolis, was on his neck," said attorney Ben Crump. The aim was to create a precedent that forbid police officers also in financial terms, to kill marginalized groups unlawfully.

scenes just before Floyd's death

Meanwhile, gives previously unreleased video material which was recorded by the body cameras, bystanders, police officers, and a further insight into the last minutes in the life of Geroge Floyd. As the television station "CNN" reported, is not to see that Floyd's last words "I can breathe". This sentence was missing in the last week published a transcript of the events.

The two Videos begin according to the information of the transmitter in order that the officials of Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng go to the police because of a fake Dollar bill. Then, you can see that the police officers at the door of the car, in the George Floyd sits. After a first Tap, with a flashlight in the car, yells one of the officers: "do you think you're your fucking hands!" Floyd sobs scared, and sets a short time later, his head on the steering Wheel of the car.

Updated Date: 15 July 2020, 16:19

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