MINNEAPOLIS: The authorities imposed a curfew on the capital Washington and other major cities in the United States on Sunday to prevent new riots. Anti-racist protesters took to the streets again, expressing anger at the police ’s brutality.
As the Trump administration instigated the instigators as a five-night riot of domestic terrorists, the confrontation between the protesters and the police was increasing, and new robberies broke out.
Local leaders called for citizens to be constructively angry at the death of an unarmed black man, while cities such as Washington, Los Angeles, Houston, and Minneapolis imposed night curfews, which have been the centers of unrest.
The most watched protest was outside the state capitol of St. Paul in the twin cities of Minneapolis, where thousands of people gathered on the highway.
“We have black sons, black brothers, black friends, we don t want them to die. We are tired of this happening, this generation is not having it, we are tired of oppression,” said Muna Abdi, a 31-year-old black woman who joined the protest.
“I want to make sure he stays alive,” she added in reference to her son aged three.
Hundreds of police and national guards have been deployed before the protest.
At some point, some protesters who arrived at the bridge were forced to hide because a truck was driving at a speeding after a clear violation of the roadblock.
Although no other casualties were reported immediately, the demonstrators dragged them out of the vehicle and the driver was subsequently taken to the hospital.
There are other large-scale protests in cities such as New York, Miami and Washington. The riot police lined up outside the White House as the crowd gathered in the nearby park.
The mayor of Washington issued a curfew order from 11:00 pm to 6:00 am. According to a report in the New York Times, President Donald Trump has been rushed by Secret Service agents to protest in an underground bunker at the White House on Friday night.
-The shop was looted-
Although there have been no large-scale violent attacks on the city in recent days, robbers have looted shops near Philadelphia.
In the suburb of Santa Monica in Los Angeles, it was reported that the robbery took place in a popular seaside shopping center, and people squeezed the invaded store.
Officials in Los Angeles-a city where police riots were beaten by Rodney King nearly 30 years ago-imposed a curfew from 4:00 pm on Sunday until dawn.
“Please, use your discretion and go early, go home, stay home and help us make sure that those who want to change this conversation from being about racial justice to be about burning things and looting things, don t win the day,” the city s mayor Eric Garcetti said on CNN.
Last Monday, in the hands of the police in Minneapolis, the videotape of an unarmed black George Floyd died shockingly, which spurred nationwide law enforcement against unarmed African American man repeatedly uses lethal force of anger.
Minneapolis police Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes before Freud stopped breathing. Shavin was charged with third-degree murder. Three other officers with him have been expelled, but there are currently no charges.
Governor Tim Walz (Tim Walz) has mobilized all Minnesota National Guard troops (the state’s largest ever mobilization of the Guard) to help restore order.
Police fired tear gas and grenades in Minneapolis on Saturday night to clear the streets of people who violated the curfew.
Walz extended a curfew for a third night Sunday and praised police and guardsmen for holding down violence, saying, “They did so in a professional manner. They did so without a single loss of life and minimal property damage.”
“Congratulations to our National Guard for the great job they did immediately upon arriving in Minneapolis, Minnesota, last night,” President Donald Trump said in a tweet adding that they “should be used in other States before it is too late!”
The Department of Defense said that approximately 5,000 National Guard troops have been mobilized in 15 states and the capital, Washington, and another 2,000 are on standby.
Few people in uniformed National Guard troops are reminiscent of the unforgettable memories of the American urban riots of 1967 and 1968. The turbulent period was a protest against ethnic and economic differences.
Trump blamed the violence on the far left, saying he planned to designate an organization called Antifa as a terrorist organization.
“The violence instigated and carried out by Antifa and other similar groups in connection with the rioting is domestic terrorism and will be treated accordingly,” added Attorney General Bill Barr.
But Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said that Trump, who often urged the police to adopt a tough strategy, was useless.
“We are beyond a tipping point in this country, and his rhetoric only enflames that,” she said on CBS.
Joe Biden, Trump s opponent in November s presidential election, visited the scene of one anti-racism protest.
“We are a nation in pain right now, but we must not allow this pain to destroy us,” Biden wrote on Twitter, posting a picture of him speaking with a black family at the site where protesters had gathered in Delaware on Saturday night.
The death of Floyd has triggered protests beyond the US, with hundreds rallying outside the US embassy in London in solidarity.
“I m here because I m tired, I m fed up with it. When does this stop?” Doreen Pierre told AFP at the protest.
In Germany, Jadon Sancho, an English football player, raised his jersey to reveal a T-shirt with the words “Justice for George Floyd”, marking him fighting against Pars for Borussia Dortmund. One of the three goals of Paderborn.