Minneapolis, may 28, 2020

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Minneapolis, may 31, 2020

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During the protests in 22 American cities For less 1699 people were arrested in 22 American cities in the course of mass protests that turned into riots, reports “Interfax” with reference to ABC News. Several people have already died, according to CNN.

People came to rallies across the country after a 46-year-old African American George Floyd was detained by police on may 25 in Minneapolis. During the arrest one of the officers pressed my neck Floyd knee. Subsequently, the man died in the intensive care unit, and the video of his arrest hit the Internet.

As recalled by ABC News, the store employee called the police, suspecting Floyd in an attempt to pay with a counterfeit check.

Earlier it was reported that one person was killed and three wounded during protests in Indianapolis. All protests swept more than 20 U.S. States.

The night from Saturday to Sunday began in the US, the fifth night of protests in several cities grew into riots and clashes with police.

In order to avoid serious consequences, Washington authorities decided to close the entrances and exits to the White house, in front of the gate which was already a crowd of outraged citizens.

Footage from inside the ransacked Target at the Minneapolis BLM riot last night. People brought their children there. Others could be seen using drills and other tools to try and remove cash registers. Drugs from the pharmacy were looted. #BlackLivesMatter #GeorgeFloyd pic.twitter.com/LZSflcRRV9

— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) May 28, 2020