The footage of George Floyd’s unjustified killing by a former Minneapolis police officer was widely circulated online that created a global cry for justice.
Since then, Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer seen in the video with his knee pressed on George Floyd’s neck was arrested and is currently facing charges of third-degree murder and manslaughter, according to American Attorney Mike Freeman.
Dubai residents extended their support to the movement ‘#BlackLivesMatter’ and expressed their outrage towards the blatant disregard of human life and against extreme police brutality in the US.
Antra Sharma from Dubai wrote: “Yes George Floyd died, but he died with PURPOSE. He would’ve been so proud of all of us, reinventing the meaning of #BlackLivesMatter…”
Outraged by the infuriating footage, netizens are calling out ALL members of the police squadron involved in the Minneapolis George Floyd incident
Many illustrations highlighting the magnitude of injustice, repression and racial profiling that minorities have to face on a daily basis were extensively shared online
Horrible protests broke out all over Minneapolis and neighbouring states over the killing of George Floyd
Although, these protests and acts of vandalism are being condemned as prominent figures have emphasized that vandalism has no purpose other than creating chaos and will NOT bring about any change.
Protests in the city of Minnesota have gone violent as demonstrators have vandalised cars, shops, offices, homes and have set a Minneapolis police station on fire.
The outbreak of violent protests have impacted the livelihoods of many! A number of random businesses, shops and homes around the city have been wrecked and set ablaze
An old video of a man devastated by extreme vandalism during the Los Angeles riots has resurfaced.
The following video is being reshared online to express and remind people of the harmful impact that violent protests can have on normal civilians and their means of income.