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Protests Underway amid Delay in Trial of Cop Accused of Killing George Floyd

Protesters took to the streets of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Monday despite a delay in the start of jury selection for the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin. The fired police officer is set to stand for the alleged murder of George Floyd last summer. Floyd’s death sparked a summer of protests and riots across the nation over the issue of police brutality.

Hundreds of demonstrators march through Minneapolis following protests near the Hennepin County Government Center, Monday, March 8, 2021, in Minneapolis where the trial for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin began with jury selection. Chauvin is charged with murder in the death of George Floyd during an arrest last May …

BLM Flies Somali Flag over Scene of Minnesota Police Shooting

Black Lives Matter protesters in Minneapolis removed an American flag and replaced it with the Somali flag following the police shooting of a refugee who fired at police officers. The incident occurred as authorities attempted to stop the man as part of a firearms investigation.

Somali flag flying over Holiday gas station where police shot and killed a convicted felon. (Twitter Video Screencapture/Shane B. Murphy)

BLM Protests Shooting Death of Man Who Fired at Minneapolis Police

Hundreds of Black Lives Matter protesters hit the streets of Minneapolis on Sunday to protest the police shooting an armed felon seen ramming cars and shooting at officers in body cam footage. The protest began at the gas station where the late December shooting of Dolal Idd took place.

Protesters take to the streets of Minneapolis to demonstrate against the police shooting of a man who allegedly shot at them. (Video Screenshot/FOX9 Minneapolis)

Backlash as Holocaust Museum Features George Floyd Exhibit

In a shocking parallel, a Florida-based Holocaust museum now features an exhibit commemorating George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers in May and whose death set off a series of violent riots throughout the US.

The inscription Holocaust is seen at the Holocaust Memorial Center, first central Europe's Holocaust museum, in Budapest on April 16, 2019 prior to the Holocaust memorial day. - April 16 marks the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the Hungarian Holocaust during which some 600,000 Jewish Hungarians were deported to …

Hackers Target Police Departments Nationwide as Left Demands Doxing of Law Enforcement

As anti-police activists around the country demand the doxing of law enforcement, one group is stepping up to answer the call. Malicious hackers have targeted more than twenty police departments and law enforcement organizations across the country in the past two months, releasing identifying information that could jeopardize the safety of tens of thousands of officers, Breitbart News has learned.

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Minneapolis Withdrawing from Police Union Negotiations

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis Police Department will withdraw from police union contract negotiations, Chief Medaria Arradondo said Wednesday as he announced the first steps in what he said would be transformational reforms to the agency in the wake of George Floyd’s death.

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo during 5/28/2020 press conference

Family-Ordered Autopsy: George Floyd Died of Asphyxiation

An autopsy commissioned for George Floyd’s family found that Floyd died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression when a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes and ignored his cries of distress, the Floyd family’s attorneys said Monday.

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U. of Minnesota to Cut Ties with Minneapolis Police Department

The University of Minnesota announced this week that it is cutting ties with the Minneapolis Police Department over the death of George Floyd. The university previously used the Minneapolis Police Department for additional support during football games, concerts, and ceremonies on campus.

People confront police officers during a protest over the death of George Floyd in Chicago, Saturday, May 30, 2020. Protests were held throughout the country over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)