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The death of George Floyd and the case against Derek Chauvin – podcast – The Guardian

The death of George Floyd after being restrained by Minneapolis police last year sparked a wave of outrage that swept across the US and then the world. Now the…

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The murder trial of the former police officer Derek Chauvin has been under way for more than a week and the court has heard dramatic testimony from a number of witnesses. Many gave personal accounts of what they saw on 25 May last year when George Floyd died after being arrested by Minneapolis police officers.
Its one of the most significant criminal trials in years and its effect is being deeply felt in Minneapolis, where the coverage is having a retraumatising effect. Amudalat Ajasa tells Anushka…

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