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Over 10,000 arrested, protests against Floyd killing continue

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Thursday, 04 June, 2020, 17:30
Over 10,000 arrested, protests against Floyd killing continue

AP figures put the number of arrests to be over 10,000 nationwide in protests decrying racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd's death.

All four Minneapolis police officers involved in Floyd's death have been charged. Derek Chauvin, who knelt on Floyd's neck, has been charged with second-degree murder, up from third-degree murder. He also faces a second-degree manslaughter charge. The other three are charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder and manslaughter.