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#George Floyd protests

# george-floyd-protests - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Crowds gather to celebrate and mourn George Floyd at Minneapolis memorial

Civil rights activists and politicians gathered at the memorial for George Floyd, whose death has sparked protests across the US.

# george-floyd-protests - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Protesters defy curfews but fewer reports of looting and violence as Trump remains defiant

The US President defended the use of tear gas and rubber bullets to clear a path for his church visit, saying “people liked my walk”.

# george-floyd-protests - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Trump says he will deploy the military unless state authorities stop ongoing protests

A post-mortem found that George Floyd died of asphyxiation due to neck and back compression.

# george-floyd-protests - Monday 1 June, 2020

'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests

The president had to take refuge in a White House bunker during angry scenes outside.