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Law enforcement leaders say the conviction of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin for George Floyd's death is a step toward restoring trust in the criminal justice system and repairing relations with communities. (AP / File photo for representation)

Evidence in Chauvin case contradicted first police statement

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2021 12:28 PM IST
Many were posting the release to highlight the distance between the initial police narrative and the evidence that led to the conviction Tuesday, including an excruciating video shot by a teenage bystander of Chauvin with his knee on Floyd's neck, even after Floyd had stopped moving.
People raise their fists and hold a portrait of George Floyd during a rally following the guilty verdict of the trial of Derek Chauvin on April 20, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia. (Elijah Nouvelage / AFP)
People raise their fists and hold a portrait of George Floyd during a rally following the guilty verdict of the trial of Derek Chauvin on April 20, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia. (Elijah Nouvelage / AFP)

News updates from HT: George Floyd's family hails verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2021 08:56 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
People raise their fists and hold a portrait of George Floyd during a rally following the guilty verdict of the trial of Derek Chauvin on April 20, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia. (Elijah Nouvelage / AFP)
People raise their fists and hold a portrait of George Floyd during a rally following the guilty verdict of the trial of Derek Chauvin on April 20, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia. (Elijah Nouvelage / AFP)

'We are able to breathe again': George Floyd's family hails Chauvin verdict

PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2021 08:25 AM IST
A 12-member jury found Derek Chauvin, 45, guilty of all three charges of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and manslaughter in Black American George Floyd's death, after considering three weeks of testimony from 45 witnesses, including bystanders, police officials and medical experts.
"...if we're being honest with ourselves, we know that true justice is about much more than a single verdict in a single trial," said former US president Barack Obama. (File Photo)
"...if we're being honest with ourselves, we know that true justice is about much more than a single verdict in a single trial," said former US president Barack Obama. (File Photo)

'We cannot rest': Obama says Chauvin verdict is necessary, but not sufficient

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2021 07:55 AM IST
Former US president Barack Obama issued a statement on Twitter an hour after ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the trial over George Floyd's death.
A protester holds a sign outside the Courthouse before the closing arguments in Derek Chauvin's murder trial in Minneapolis, Minnesota.(AFP)
A protester holds a sign outside the Courthouse before the closing arguments in Derek Chauvin's murder trial in Minneapolis, Minnesota.(AFP)

A look at high-profile cases over killings by US police

AP |
PUBLISHED ON APR 19, 2021 10:35 PM IST
  • Here's a look at other high-profile killings by police and the outcome of the cases
Demonstrators hold images of George Floyd during a protest outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US(Bloomberg)
Demonstrators hold images of George Floyd during a protest outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US(Bloomberg)

Witness to George Floyd death regrets 'not doing more'

AFP | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Minneapolis
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2021 06:15 AM IST
The trial is drawing worldwide attention and the White House said Monday that President Joe Biden will be among those "watching closely."
A group of protesters march in the snow around the Hennepin County Government Center, Monday, March 15, 2021, in Minneapolis where the second week of jury selection continues in the trial for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
A group of protesters march in the snow around the Hennepin County Government Center, Monday, March 15, 2021, in Minneapolis where the second week of jury selection continues in the trial for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

George Floyd case: Diverse jury so far for ex-cop's trial

AP |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2021 04:21 PM IST
Nine jurors have been seated through Monday, including five who are white; one who is multiracial; two who are Black and one who is Hispanic.
Similar protests were being organized in cities around the country in advance of the trial of Derek Chauvin.(AP)
Similar protests were being organized in cities around the country in advance of the trial of Derek Chauvin.(AP)

Dozens rally before ex-officer put on trial in Floyd's death

AP | , Minneapolis
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 05:45 AM IST
Many of the roughly 150 people who demonstrated in Minnesota were family members of others who died during police encounters.
Artists, activists rush to save Black Lives Matter murals(Twitter/ryano891)
Artists, activists rush to save Black Lives Matter murals(Twitter/ryano891)

KKK member sentenced for driving into crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters

AP | , Richmond
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 08:57 PM IST
  • Harry Rogers, 37, of Hanover County, was convicted of three counts of assault and battery, one count of destruction of property and one count of failure to stop at the scene of an accident in connection with the attack last June in Henrico County near Richmond, news outlets reported.
Omar Fernandez takes part in the Prayerful Protest march for George Floyd in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day, May 25.(AP Photo)
Omar Fernandez takes part in the Prayerful Protest march for George Floyd in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day, May 25.(AP Photo)

Thousands join peaceful George Floyd protests in NYC, then an ambush amid curfew

New York | By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 10:27 PM IST
About an hour after the 8 p.m. deadline to get off the street, officers began moving in on crowds of demonstrators in Manhattan and Brooklyn, at times blasting people with pepper spray or using batons to shove people who didn’t move fast enough.
Protesters march at a rally against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Houston, Texas on Tuesday.(Reuters Photo)
Protesters march at a rally against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Houston, Texas on Tuesday.(Reuters Photo)

San Diego police ban controversial neck restraint which killed George Floyd

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 12:35 PM IST
Floyd, 46, was arrested on May 25 after an employee at a grocery store called police to accuse him of trying to pass a counterfeit $20 bill.
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