There is rioting and looting across US after a white policeman killed a black man. Protesters took to streets in cities across the United States in a large number and shouted against the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man. They also chanted ” I can’t breath” and ” no justice, no peace”.
Sources say that George Floyd was arrested by a white officer, Derek Chauvin and then pinned onto the ground by the knee in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The victim when unable to take breath, pleaded to the officer, ” I can’t breath”. Derek Chauvin has been charged with murder and manslaughter.
Minneapolis authorities have imposed a weekend curfew in the city. News of looting and rioting have been reported from Atlanta after which the Governor of Georgia P Kempt declared a state of emergency and ordered the deployment of 500 guards to control situation turning violent in Atlanta.