Washington The curfew has been imposed in 40 cities of the US due to violent protests. While the US has been the most affected by the Corona virus, on the other hand, violent protests against the death of black man George Floyd in police custody in the US have taken a violent turn. Due to which curfew has been imposed in 40 cities. According to the information, 5,000 National Guard members have become active and another 2000 may be deployed if needed.
Not only this, the protest outside the White House also turned violent, after which the police had to fire tear gas shells. According to AFP, performances in the US range from New York to Tulsa and Los Angeles. Curfew has been imposed in Washington amid growing tension between protesters and police outside the White House over the death of George Floyd.
There is a fire in the basement of the 200-year-old St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington. Protests over the death of George Floyd have taken a violent form in Washington and other US cities, and fire incidents have occurred in many places during this period.
While President Donald Trump appeared on Twitter on Sunday giving messages of ‘law and order’ and strict action by police against protesters around the country, Joe Biden quietly visited the protest site in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, and some protesters talked to. He is the former Vice President of the United States and a likely Democratic presidential candidate. Presidential elections are to be held in the US in November this year.
Significantly, this demonstration is taking place in the police custody of the death of a black man named George Floyd. The video surfaced of a white police officer kneeling on Floyd’s neck. In this video, it appears that the police officer holds the neck of the person for about eight minutes with his knee. During this time, the black person is seen saying that the breath has stopped. There is a lot of anger among people about this.
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