Global Outrage Grows at George Floyd's Death

Wednesday, 3 June 2020 18:31 WIB

Outrage is growing across the globe at the death of George Floyd, the African American man who died last week after being detained by police on a city street in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The European Union's top diplomat, Josep Borrell, said in Brussels that Floyd's death resulted from an abuse of power. "Like the people of the United States, we are shocked and appalled by the death of George Floyd," Borrell said. But with chaotic protests erupting in dozens of U.S. cities for seven nights in a row, Borrell emphasized that Europeans "support the right to peaceful protest, and also we...

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