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USA: Portland police officers take a knee in solidarity with George Floyd protesters01:00

USA: Portland police officers take a knee in solidarity with George Floyd protesters

United States, Portland
June 1, 2020 at 20:14 GMT -00:00 · Published

Several police officers took a knee at the request of protesters, in Portland on Monday, as demonstrations against the killing of George Floyd continue.

Protesters were urging the riot policemen to take a knee as a show of solidarity, followed by the riot police obliging the protesters' request. Demonstrators then cheered and shook hands with the officers.

Protests have rocked the United States since the police killing of George Floyd, a black man who died in Minneapolis earlier this week after a police officer knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes as he was recorded saying, "I can't breathe" and "Don't kill me."

USA: Portland police officers take a knee in solidarity with George Floyd protesters01:00
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Several police officers took a knee at the request of protesters, in Portland on Monday, as demonstrations against the killing of George Floyd continue.

Protesters were urging the riot policemen to take a knee as a show of solidarity, followed by the riot police obliging the protesters' request. Demonstrators then cheered and shook hands with the officers.

Protests have rocked the United States since the police killing of George Floyd, a black man who died in Minneapolis earlier this week after a police officer knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes as he was recorded saying, "I can't breathe" and "Don't kill me."

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