Evidence that during the previous sessions many witnesses were already aware of the national and international public opinion about the case: Proportional use against the victim, The Star newspaper exemplifies.
In those days, the video was the highlight of the exhibition in front of the jury because it clearly shows Floyd kneeling on the floor for approximately nine minutes, while reiterating the phrase ‘I can’t breathe’.
The films shocked the country and the world last summer, sparking protests against formal racism and police brutality, especially against blacks.
Suu Kyi faces three murders on various levels, and if convicted, she could face up to 40 years in prison in a high-profile, live-television operation from the start.
Lt. Richard Zimmerman, a senior Minneapolis police officer, testified Friday during Sue’s trial in Hennepin County District Court that he said it was completely unnecessary to put Sue’s Floyd on his neck when he was arrested last spring.
Prosecutors who prosecuted the former police officer have distanced themselves from the only doctor who performed the autopsy last week on the medical findings on the cause of the African-American death.
Special Adviser Jerry Blackwell told the arbitral tribunal last Monday that when Hennepin County Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Andrew Baker ruled that Floyd’s death was due to congestive heart failure, the prosecution estimates that it was more than nine minutes before he died.
On the other hand, Ilhan Omar, a Congresswoman from the Democratic Party of America, demanded a fair verdict this Sunday, as expected by the people of Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the trial against the former officer.
In an interview with CNN’s State of the Union Sunday program, Omar said, “Justice has not been done in our community for many years, but I think there’s more faith in Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison (Democrat).
“We have confidence in the lawyers in this case,” said Omar, who represents Minneapolis in the House of Representatives, “and we look forward to seeing how this case unfolds.”
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