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George Floyd autopsy doctor stands by homicide ruling | Black Lives Matter News

The chief medical examiner who ruled George Floyd’s death a homicide testified Friday that the way police held him down…

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Africa

Kentucky governor signs bill limiting ‘no-knock’ police raids | Black Lives Matter News

New law is a response to the death of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman who was shot and killed…

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Latin America

Chauvin’s knee was never off Floyd’s neck: Expert | Black Lives Matter News

Officer Derek Chauvin had his knee on George Floyd’s neck — and was bearing down with most of his weight…

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Middle East

Chauvin’s restraint of George Floyd was ‘unauthorised’: Officer | Black Lives Matter News

The restraint former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin used on George Floyd was unauthorised, an official with the city’s police…

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Latin America

United Airlines plans to diversify its pool of pilots | Black Lives Matter News

United Airlines said on Tuesday that it will train 5,000 new pilots this decade, with half of those positions earmarked…

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Asia

Police chief: Chauvin violated policy in arrest of George Floyd | Black Lives Matter News

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo testified on Monday in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial that the former officer did not act…

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Africa

What to expect in week two of the Derek Chauvin trial | Black Lives Matter News

Prosecution calls Minneapolis chief of police to testify in murder trial of Chauvin in killing of George Floyd. Powerful witness…

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Africa

‘A bad dream’: George Floyd trial revives painful memories | Black Lives Matter News

Floyd’s uncle says the trial is ‘like somebody sticks their hand in your chest and rips your heart out’. Minneapolis,…

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Latin America

Police officer at Chauvin trial: Knee on neck is ‘deadly’ force | Black Lives Matter News

Kneeling on the neck of someone who is handcuffed and in the prone position is “top-tier, deadly” force and should…

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Asia

‘I thought he was dead’: Paramedic says of George Floyd | Black Lives Matter News

A paramedic who came to the scene in Minneapolis, Minnesota last May said he thought George Floyd “was dead” when…

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Africa

Minneapolis cashier tells jury Floyd was chatty, appeared ‘high’ | Black Lives Matter News

A cashier who was one of the last people to speak with George Floyd before his deadly arrest on May…

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Middle East

‘It wasn’t right’: Witness confronts policeman over Floyd death | Black Lives Matter News

The 18-year-old who took the viral video of George Floyd’s death on Tuesday told the US trial of the white…

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Middle East

Two ex-Texas sheriff deputies arrested in Black man’s 2019 death | Black Lives Matter News

Charges are first directly tied to death of Javier Ambler, who died after officers used stun guns on him after…

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Africa

Derek Chauvin trial Day 2: What to expect | Black Lives Matter News

Chauvin faces charges of murder and manslaughter for the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man. The trial of…

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Asia

‘Bums’: Chauvin defence questions witness’s anti-cop comments | Black Lives Matter News

A professional in the mixed martial arts (MMA) was cross-examined on the witness stand by Derek Chauvin’s defence lawyers on…

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Asia

US: Maryland repeals Confederate call to arms as state song | Black Lives Matter News

The Civil War-era song has for decades been a subject of debate that gained new urgency amid racial injustice protests.…

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Middle East

Prosecutor: Chauvin’s knee on Floyd was ‘grinding and crushing’ | Black Lives Matter News

Opening statements began Monday in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer on trial for the alleged…

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US & Canada

George Floyd’s family kneel for eight minutes as police officer’s trial begins

George Floyd’s family kneeled outside the courthouse before the trial of the policeman accused of murdering him got underway. Derek…

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Latin America

‘America is on trial’: Family of George Floyd speaks before trial | Black Lives Matter News

Family and lawyers representing Floyd’s kin held a moment of silence before the first day of Derek Chauvin’s trial. Family…

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Asia

Mexico to investigate Salvadoran woman’s death in police custody | Black Lives Matter News

A video showed Victoria Salazar Arriaza pinned to the ground by police, reminiscent of the death of George Floyd. Mexican…

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Latin America

Here’s what to expect as Chauvin’s murder trial begins | Black Lives Matter News

Arguments in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is accused of murdering George Floyd, begin on…

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Asia

‘Stakes extremely high’ as US readies for Chauvin trial | Black Lives Matter News

George Floyd’s death at the hands of police last year set off months of mass protests across the United States…

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Africa

NYC council passes bill to limit ‘qualified immunity’ for police | Black Lives Matter News

Police reform advocates have targeted such policies, which make it more difficult to sue a police officer. New York City’s…

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Europe

‘Warrior women together’: Mothers of the Black trans family | Black Lives Matter News

LaSaia Wade likes to say she is the culmination of every person who has walked before her, beside her and…

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Asia

Chauvin trial: Jury set, arguments to begin on March 29 | Black Lives Matter News

Fifteen jurors are chosen for the trial of former policeman Derek Chauvin charged in the killing of George Floyd. A…

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Asia

Judge refuses to delay Chauvin trial, jury selection nears end | Black Lives Matter News

A judge on Friday denied a defence request to delay or move the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer…

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Middle East

Casey Goodson Jr shot six times by Ohio cop: Coroner’s report | Black Lives Matter News

Casey Goodson Jr was shot six times by a white Ohio sheriff’s deputy last December, according to a report prepared…

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Latin America

Is the world at a ‘tipping point’ to abolish the death penalty? | Black Lives Matter News

Business leaders from different sectors and spanning multiple continents are joining forces to call for an end to the death…

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Latin America

Two Chauvin jurors dropped after record $27m Floyd settlement | Black Lives Matter News

A judge has dismissed two jurors who had been seated for the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer accused…

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Europe

Judge in Chauvin trial mulling impact of Floyd family settlement | Black Lives Matter News

The city of Minneapolis last week agreed to pay $27m in a civil lawsuit filed by George Floyd’s family over…

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Europe

US protesters demand justice a year after Breonna Taylor killing | Black Lives Matter News

Hundreds of demonstrators have rallied in the US city of Louisville, demanding justice on the anniversary of the death of…

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Middle East

Outcry as Charlie Hebdo depicts Meghan Markle as George Floyd | Black Lives Matter News

The French satirical magazine’s new cover shows Queen Elizabeth pressing her knee against Meghan Markle’s neck. The French satirical magazine…

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Europe

‘No stopping us’: The Black women fighting for Breonna Taylor | Black Lives Matter News

Louisville, Kentucky – Dozens of cars blared their horns as they rolled up on the north side of Kentucky’s state…

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Middle East

‘Nightmares for a long time:’ Police joked of beating Black man | Black Lives Matter News

Louisiana State Police troopers joked in a group text about beating a Black man after a high-speed chase last year,…

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Europe

Minneapolis agrees to pay $27m to George Floyd’s family | Black Lives Matter News

BREAKING The city council voted unanimously to settle the lawsuit brought by Floyd’s family. The Minneapolis, Minnesota city council voted…

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Europe

US: Kentucky legislature moves to make taunting police a crime | Black Lives Matter News

The bill, which passed the state Senate, comes after months of protests following the police killing of Breonna Taylor. It…

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Latin America

Lawyer defends trial of reporter arrested covering BLM protests | Black Lives Matter News

An Iowa prosecutor defended his unsuccessful pursuit of charges against a journalist who was arrested while covering a Black Lives…

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Africa

Third-degree murder charge reinstated in George Floyd murder case | Black Lives Matter News

A Minnesota judge granted a request by prosecutors on Thursday to reinstate a charge of third-degree murder against Derek Chauvin,…

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Europe

Iowa journalist arrested covering BLM protest acquitted | Black Lives Matter News

An Iowa jury has acquitted a journalist who was pepper-sprayed and arrested by police while covering a protest in a…

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Asia

Trial of Wisconsin teen for protest shooting delayed by 7 months | Black Lives Matter News

The trial for Kyle Rittenhouse, the 18-year-old man accused of killing two people and wounding a third during a protest…

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Asia

US: Tennessee panel votes to move Confederate bust from Capitol | Black Lives Matter News

Statue of the Confederate General and former Ku Klux Klan leader has been a subject of controversy for decades. A…

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Africa

Minneapolis selects first jurors for George Floyd murder trial | Black Lives Matter News

Two white men and a woman with a police officer uncle are selected for the 12-member jury panel. The first…

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Asia

Juror excused as George Floyd murder trial begins | Black Lives Matter News

Jury selection in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death has begun with the…

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Europe

‘We will show up’: Protesters demand justice for George Floyd | Black Lives Matter News

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States – A few hundred demonstrators gathered on Monday outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis,…

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