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Derek Chauvin, convict in George Floyd murder case, stabbed in prison

Derek Chauvin, a former police officer who was convicted for murdering George Floyd, was injured in a stabbing incident at a federal prison in the US state of Arizona on Friday.

George Floyd case: Three former Minneapolis Police officers convicted of federal civil rights violations

Washington: Following a trial that lasted nearly five weeks, a federal jury in St. Paul, Minnesota, found three former Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) officers guilty of federal civil rights offenses arising out of the death of George Perry Floyd Jr. on May 25, 2020.

George Floyd death: Ex- police officer Derek Chauvin sentenced to over 22 years in prison

Washington: American police officer Derek Chauvin, who was  convicted of murdering African-American man George Floyd in Minneapolis in May 2020, has been sentenced to 22 years and six months in prison.

US: Multiple gunshots fired at George Floyd square in Minneapolis on his first death anniversary

Washington/IBNS: Multiple gunshots were heard on Tuesday near the site in US' Minneapolis where people were observing the first anniversary of the murder of George Floyd, reports said.

Hundreds turned out for Minneapolis march to commemorate Floyd’s death anniversary

Minneapolis/Sputnik: Several hundred Americans marched through downtown Minneapolis paying tribute to George Floyd ahead of the first anniversary of his murder, vowing to carry on the fight against racially motivated police brutality.

UN rights chief welcomes verdict in George Floyd murder case

New York: The guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin in the George Floyd murder trial has been welcomed by the UN human rights chief, who said on Wednesday that “any other result would have been a travesty of justice”.

Joe Biden spoke with Floyd family after verdict announcement: White House

Washington/Sputnik: President Joe Biden spoke with the late George Floyd's family after a US jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murder charges, the White House said in a statement.

US: Jury finds Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in George Floyd murder case

Washington/UNI: A US jury in the state of Minnesota on Tuesday found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty in the African-American George Floyd murder case.

No ‘fix’ to police violence, without tackling scourge in society, says rights chief

New York: The Human Rights Council embarked on a discussion over police violence against people of African descent on Friday, with a warning from UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet that “brutality and discrimination against people of African descent continue to occur”.

Mass protests in US caused no new spike in COVID-19 cases: reports

Moscow/Sputnik: The wave of mass protests against racism and police violence has not resulted in a significant increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the United States, media reported, citing preliminary studies.

Thousands attend BLM demonstrations in New Zealand - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Anti-racism protests in support of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement were held on Sunday afternoon in major cities across New Zealand, namely Wellington and Auckland, the media reported.

Protests erupt in US's Atlanta after cop shoots and kills a black man, police chief resigns

Washington/IBNS: The Police Chief of Atlanta in the United States has resigned after an officer shot and killed a black man outside a fast-food restaurant while trying to make an arrest.

Black Lives Matter protest: Mahatma Gandhi's statue targeted with anti-racist messages in London

London/IBNS: Protesters on Sunday taped placards with anti-racism messages across India's 'Father of the Nation' Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in London's Parliament Square, which emerged as one of the major sites of demonstrations in the UK against the death of African-American man George Floyd in Minneapolis region of the United States.

Thousands rally in Madrid against racial injustice

Madrid/Sputnik: Thousands of mostly African immigrants and their descendants gathered in the center of the Spanish capital on Sunday to protest racism and demand equal justice for all.

Facebook says it found no foreign interference in Floyd protests

Los Angeles/Xinhua: Facebook said on Friday that it has not seen any foreign interference using its platform to meddle in the demonstrations across the country related to the death of George Floyd.