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Another black man was shot dead by police officers in the United States. Donald Trump makes a verbal concession – meanwhile, the investigators are correcting the Floyd case.

Update from 19th university, 7.16 a.m .:

After the death of the African American

Rayshard Brooks

After a police operation in the US metropolis of Atlanta, one of the officers involved was arrested. Prison records indicate that the policeman was admitted to the detention center on Thursday (local time). The public prosecutor announced on Wednesday that she had decided to charge the man with murder, among other things, and asked him to surrender. The official did

excessive violence

applied, whereas the victim had shown no aggressive behavior, the reasoned. Now the accused faces life imprisonment without parole or even the death penalty.

The death of the 27 year old Brooks After the deployment, nationwide protests against police violence and racism in the United States after George Floyd case in Minneapolis further fueled. Brooks had fallen asleep at the wheel of his car on Friday evening when he was waiting in line at a fast food restaurant. police officers found that he had been drinking too much and wanted to arrest him. There was a scuffle Brooks Reached for an official’s electroshock device and fled. One of the two officers fired shots that hit him in the back and fatally injured. He was released without notice and the other officer was temporarily suspended.

Update from June 18, 7:58 p.m .: A concession to critics? US President Donald Trump has admitted it “Systematic Racism” in the United States gives. He would like to believe that it isn’t, Trump said Wall Street Journal. “But unfortunately there is probably a little bit. I would also say that it is much less than before. ”

Trump will be in the debate Racism and police violence accused of not clearly positioning itself against racism. The designated Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden, has repeatedly spoken out against “systematic racism” and the continuing inequality in the United States since Floyd’s death. Trump is applying for a second term in November.

Meanwhile, the investigators in the Floyd case corrected: the time span 8 minutes and 46 seconds had become a symbol of police violence against blacks in the United States after the death of the African American in Minneapolis. A white police officer is said to have pressed his knee behind Floyd’s neck on May 25 until he stopped moving. On Wednesday, investigators revised their May 29 information and corrected the duration of Floyd’s suffering to 7 minutes and 46 seconds, including the local newspaper Star Tribune reported on Wednesday, citing a communication from the responsible public prosecutor. A corresponding request remained unanswered on Thursday.

Apparently it was Investigators make a miscalculation. The Indictment explains to the second how the fatal police operation went. There are 7 minutes and 46 seconds between the times specified – 8:19 p.m. and 38 seconds and 8:27 p.m. and 24 seconds. However, the indictment states: “The accused had his knee on Mr. Floyd’s neck for a total of 8 minutes and 46 seconds.”

Star Tribune Reported that reporters informed the authority in early June of the discrepancy in the information, but the error was not admitted until Wednesday. The correction has no effect on the Charges against the police officer.

Update from June 17, 10:58 p.m .: After this Rayshard Brooks dies (see first report from June 13) will now two police officers held accountable. One of the two is among other things charged with murder. He has excessive violence appliedsaid prosecutor Paul Howard. The second official has to because of serious physical injury accountable.

Trump could meanwhile get into an election campaign scandal: his campaign team apparently used NS symbols in official postings.

Update from June 17, 8:03 a.m.: The governor of the US state of New Mexico, Michelle Lujan Grisham, has an attack on Twitter self-proclaimed vigilante strongly condemned to a protester.

“New Mexico doesn’t tolerate any Wannabe militiaswho are trying to terrorize our citizens; there is no room for violence of any kind on our streets and in our communities, ”wrote Grisham.

My statement on the “militia” and violence in Albuquerque tonight: pic.twitter.com/BZISvyau3k

Update from 7.50 p.m .: The USA does not come to rest: in the city Albuquerque attacked a self-proclaimed Monday evening (local time) Vigilante Protesters who wanted to overthrow a statue they saw as a symbol of oppression – one of the protesters was killed by a member of a “militia” shotthe police said.

More from Old Town Albuquerque pic.twitter.com/HH3AJErJBS

The victim was taken to a hospital after the incident on Monday evening (local time), it said. The local broadcaster KRQE reported that a 31-year-old was arrested in connection with the gunfire. Gunmen from the “vigilante” had tried to prevent the statue of the Spanish conquistador Juan de Oñate from falling, as could be seen on television pictures.

The state governor New Mexico, Michelle Lujan Grisham, condemned the self-proclaimed vigilante. They were there to threaten demonstrators. Of the Mayor of Albuquerque, Tim Keller, said on Twitter that the statue is now a threat to public order and will be removed until further steps are discussed.

US President Donald Trump has meanwhile faced massive protests against police violence and racism Decree for limited police reform signed. Trump signed the order at a ceremony on Tuesday White House Rose Garden. Among other things, he announced that police officers should only be allowed to use strangleholds when their lives were in danger.

The decree aims to improve recruitment, training and rules of engagement for police officers. Federal funding for the Police authorities should be subject to the condition that certain standards in these fields are met. Among other things, an exchange of data is envisaged so that police authorities can no longer employ officers who have been released by another police authority because of serious misconduct.

The opposition Democrats are demanding further reforms and have put forward appropriate proposals in Congress. Among other things, they want to abolish the so-called “qualified immunity” that Civil lawsuits from victims of police violence complicate. After weeks Protests against racism Trump also promised “justice” to relatives of victims of police violence on Tuesday. “Your loved ones will not have died for nothing,” Trump said after meeting with relatives.

Update from June 16, 12.25 p.m .: US president Donald Trump the “Autonomous Zone Capitall Hill” in Seattle is obviously an eyesore. Although official reports from the metropolis in the state of Washington speak of predominantly peaceful protests, Trump continues to threaten the National Guard to smash the protest.

The “Capital Hill Autonomous Zone” have protesters after the violent death of George Floyd in Seattle set up about a week ago and are calling for systematic change. Of the Trump loyal and right-wing conservative TV broadcaster Fox News describes the area as an “anarchist zone” full of violence. Trump himself said that he saw on TV what was going on in Seattle – “They are violent people who take over there”, that he saw the beatings and violence that went on there. The governor of the U.S. state Washington, Jay Inslee, barely respond, Trump swung out for a sweep. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan apparently doesn’t know she is alive and is unresponsive, Trump said in a press statement. Durkan and Inslee are members of the Democratic Party. “If they don’t do their job, I’ll do the job,” Trump threatened.

Media reports currently rate the protest as peaceful. Among other things, the broadcaster reported CNN out of the zone. Also a video contribution from the station loyal to Trump Fox news Monday contradicts other reports from the broadcaster – as well as the President. In the “Autonomous Zone”, which the demonstrators have now renamed “Capital Hill Organized Protest”, only a handful of demonstrators escalated at most. The protest was “99.9 percent peaceful,” reports the Fox News-Reporter after three days in the “Autonomous Zone”.

Do on Twitter Trump the “radical left” responsible for the protest in Seattle and assumes the movement to “take over” the city. With his all around on Twitter criticizes the US president also the media, which would not report on this development. This is done “on purpose” because the reporting has a bad political impact. Also catches up Runp against Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan. You should be ashamed of yourself. The problem could easily be solved. Both are members of the Democratic Party. Meanwhile, Trump has announced a police reform.

Does anyone notice how little the Radical Left takeover of Seattle is being discussed in the Fake News Media. That is very much on purpose because they know how badly this weakness & ineptitude play politically. The Mayor & Governor should be ashamed of themselves. Easily fixed!

Update from June 16, 10.30 a.m .: After in London a participant of the Black Lives Matter-Demonstation saved the life of an alleged right-wing opponent (see update from June 15, 2:30 p.m.), plunged Video the situation. Patrick Hutchinson, who was hailed as a “hero” and “merciful Samaritan”, posted it himself on his Instagram channel.

We saved a life today @arkprotection. It’s not black v white it everyone v the racists! We had each other’s back and protected those who needed us. Shout out to the mandem @gogopierre @mrpain @ chin82 @leesonstuff ——————————— #enoughisenough #blacklivesmatter #blm #justiceforgeorgefloyd #blackmamba #blackexcellence juju

A post shared by Patrick Hutchinson (@workoutwithhutch) on

On the Video can be seen like the white one Counter-demonstrator going down on a staircase while fighting and how Hutchinson carries him out of the crowd.

Update from June 16, 9:07 a.m .: After the death George Floyd has been intensifying the murder of the African American since last weekend Rayshard Brooks in a brutal police operation, protests against racism and police violence in the US continue. US president Donald Trump has reacted to it again and one Police reform order announced.

“The overall goal is that we want law and order,” Trump emphasized on Monday (local time) in the White House. “And we want that to happen fairly, fairly and securely.” What reforms Trump specifically plans, he only wanted at one Press conference this Tuesday at 12 a.m. (local time, 6 p.m. Central European time) in the Rose Garden of the White House to mark the signing of the order.

The president announced “some good solutions”. He also added that most police officers are “great people”. On Monday evening, the White House said the order included government incentives for police agencies to train officials better. “Bad police officers” who were noticed by excessive violence should be able to be screened earlier. In addition, should Social workers are increasingly used.

Update from June 15, 10.50 p.m .: The Mayor the metropolis Atlanta in the US state of Georgia, Keisha Lance Bottomsannounced police reforms after arresting African American Rayshard Brooks. police officers should be “protectors, not warriors,” the mayor told reporters Monday. It enacted regulations to limit the use of force by police officers to the bare minimum. All officials would have to be trained in de-escalation again and again in the future, she explained.

In addition, all police officers would have to in the future excessive use of force intervene through colleagues and report them to avoid punishments, said the mayor. There are no measures that Brooks can bring back to his family, but she will continue to work “every day to prevent this from happening again,” she said. The changes now ordered are only the “first step” of a reform process. Brooks’ death made her “angry and sad,” said Lance Bottoms.

Brooks May have only resisted the arrest on Friday because it was his daughter’s birthday and he might have been afraid of spending the weekend in prison, the mayor speculated. She knows of similar cases from her own family, said the African American. “It shouldn’t have ended that way,” she emphasized.

Update from June 15, 10:03 p.m .: Even the death of the 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks sparked new ones in the US Protests out. His widow Tomika Miller thanked the demonstrators and supporters. “Words cannot express how thankful I am for everything,” she said. However, there is no justice that can bring her husband back for her and her children, Miller sobbed to journalists. She held her two-year-old daughter Memory in her arms. “It will take a long time for this to heal for me, it will take a long time for this to heal for our family.”

Update from June 15, 9:30 p.m .: After the African American Rayshard Brooks at a police check in Atlanta the family’s lawyer said Chris Stewartthat Brooks case shouldn’t be downplayed just because he resisted the arrest. “You handcuffed George Floyd and then he was killed. If you’re an African American, getting handcuffed doesn’t mean being led nicely into the back seat of a police car, ”the lawyer said. Every African-American man in the U.S. has been afraid of police treatment since childhood, another lawyer said.

The 27-year-old had fallen asleep at the wheel of his car while waiting in line at a fast food restaurant. The

Bodycam of the arriving policeman recorded what happened next: Brooks was woken up and told to park his car outside the queue. He claimed to have had a drink. The conversation ran in a calm tone – and that for more than 20 minutes, as reported by the US media. Brooks answered no to the question of whether he had a gun and agreed to be scanned. The officer ordered a colleague to do an alcohol test.

The police found that Brooks had drunk too much to drive and wanted to handcuff the man. Then everything happened very quickly: Brooks wanted to avoid being arrested, the three men fell to the ground. In the argument, he managed to grab the official’s electric shock pistol (taser) and free himself. A short chase followed – past several cars waiting in line at the restaurant. Brooks turned as he ran and activated it Taserwhereupon the officer pulled and fired his service weapon behind him.

The central question in the case is whether the reaction of the police officers was appropriate. “By law, a taser is not a lethal weapon,” said Stewart. In the police video, it can be seen that Brooks was polite. Brooks could have just been told to take an Uber home. “That should never have resulted in his death,” said Stewart.

Update from June 15, 2:30 p.m .: This photo goes around the world: Patrick Hutchinson, a black supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement, brought an alleged right-wing protester to safety during violent clashes in London.

The photo, which shows Hutchinson with the injured man over his shoulder, had caused a sensation on social media and was featured on the front pages of several British newspapers on Monday. He was called “Hero” and “Merciful samaritan” celebrated. The personal trainer, who is already a grandfather, intervened with several friends as the white man, a suspected one Hooligan, fromBlack Lives Matter protesters was surrounded and attacked. “We did what we had to do, we saved someone from being killed”Hutchinson told the BBC.

At a # blacklivesmatter rally in London on Saturday, protesters clashed with counter-demonstrators. There were brawls in which one of the counter-demonstrators went down. Patrick Hutchinson, a # blacklivesmatter activist, grabbed the apparently dazed man and carried him to the police station in safety. Little is known about the rescued, according to eyewitnesses, he is said to belong to the right-wing scene. His protector obviously didn’t care. The photo is already celebrated on social networks as a symbol of humanity and civil courage. #hutchinson #blacklivesmatter #tagesschau

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Hutchinson calls for intervention in violent acts. George Floyd could still be aliveif the other police officers at the scene stopped her colleague, Patrick Hutchinson told the British TV station Channel 4.

It was in on Saturday London and other cities in England came to several demonstrations related to the violent death of African American George Floyd in the United States. Most were mostly peaceful. There were clashes between demonstrators and the police in Parliament Square. Hundreds of people there followed an appeal by hooligans and far-right groups to protect monuments from anti-racism activists. More than 100 people were arrested.

In Liverpool is there dispute Penny Lane, famous thanks to the Beatles. In the course of “Black Lives Matter”Movement was suspected that the road was after one Slave trader named.

Update from June 15, 11:13 p.m .: Since the post-mortem of one Police operation in Atlanta in the U.S. state of Georgia killed Rayshard Brooks one thing is certain: the 27-year-old has clearly died from the shots of a white police officer. Now the dramatic incident is called Homicide classified. To In the middle of the week, the public prosecutor will decide whether against the police officer Garrett Rolfe, who is said to have fired the fatal shots, IndictmentDistrict Attorney Paul Howard told the local newspaper Atlanta Journal Constitution With.

Howard said in a statement that two witnesses should be heard before the indictment is decided. The TV station CNN said the prosecutor, Brooks didn’t seem to pose a threat to anyone. “The fact that it escalated until his death just seems inappropriate,” said Howard, according to the broadcaster. One is possible Charges for murder or negligent homicide.

In the United States – and especially Atlanta – Brooks’ death had it Protests against racism and police violence fanned further. The demonstrations have been going on since the African American was killed George Floyd on May 25th in a brutal police operation in Minneapolis.

Update from June 15, 9:39 a.m .: After an African American was killed again by police violence last Friday evening (local time) in the United States, the responsible Forensic medicine in Atlanta the results of the autopsy published on Sunday. So have two gunshot wounds to the death of Rayshard Brooks after a police operation in Atlanta, Georgia guided.

According to the coroner on Sunday after the post-mortem examination, Brooks hit two shots in the back, the TV station reported CNN in the evening (local time). The 27-year-old man was on Organ damage and blood loss from the two gunshot wounds died. Death is now being carried out as a homicide.

Was on Friday night Brooks was checked by the police because he fell asleep in his car in a queue in front of a fast food restaurant. He was shot down by one of the two white policemen, after he Resistance arrested would have. According to information from the Criminal Police Office in Georgia, the man subsequently died in the hospital after an operation.

There are currently numerous people across the country protesting against racism and police violence. The trigger was the death of the African American George Floyd in a brutal police operation three weeks ago in Minneapolis, Minnesota. And while the cause of death in the Brooks case appears clear, there were initially contradictions in the results of Floyd’s body autopsy *.

Not only in the US, but also in Germany Police violence a topic for discussion. A criminologist has now compared the German and US police systems in this regard – and comes to a clear conclusion *.

US President Donald Trump became strong for his handling of violent protests in the United States so far criticized. Among other things, he wanted to use the military *.

Update from June 13, 10 p.m .: The Criminal Police Office GBI of the state of Georgia has first insights into Rayshard Brooks case in the United States made public.

Accordingly, the 27-year-old had not passed a sobriety test and should be taken into custody. According to witnesses, there was a fight in which the man seized a policeman’s electroshock pistol.

In the fight for this Taser an officer with his pistol on the African American shot. He reportedly died in the hospital a short time later.

First report from June 13th: The United States have their next polarizing case: again, police officers in the United States one African American killed. The big daily reports AJC.

Accordingly, a 27-year-old man was arrested in a failed cop arrest Atlanta shot. It is supposed to be the black resident Rayshard Brooks act.

Brutal: A video is circulating on Twitter about the incident, which was apparently recorded by eyewitnesses.

There you can see a young man, who initially fights with police officers and one of the officials with a so-called Taser snatches – an electric shock gun.

Atlanta police shot and killed a man last night in a Wendy’s parking lot … pic.twitter.com/KhyjfQSTn6

The alleged fatality Brooks He then flees to a parking lot – a short time later he is dead.

According to the information, the following happened: The later fatality is said to have fallen asleep in the drive-in of a fast food restaurant at the wheel of his car – allegedly drunk, which is why other customers informed the police.

This apparently wanted to carry out an alcohol check, against which he is said to have refused. The dispute arose as a result Brooks was killed.

The GBI is investigating an OIS involving one male subject & Atlanta Police Officers. The subject is deceased. One officer was treated for an injury and released from the hospital.

Read press release ⬇️:https://t.co/mnb8V62iSj pic.twitter.com/ZhbAUrUmqJ

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said it was excluding initial investigations into an incident between a man and police officers Atlanta where the man is said to have died, as it was called on Twitter.

This is the advice of the independent authority to investigate incidents involving the police. In Atlanta there will be protests again after the “Black Lives Matter“Movement that came after the violent death of the African American George Floyd by the policeman Derek Chauvin had founded.

Donald Trump and the US government are currently trying to get a grip on the anti-racism protests – but now the case is polarizing Rayshard Brooks.

It is not only since the George Floyd case that a certain gesture, also in sports, expresses protest against police violence. US President Donald Trump is not taken with her. Does Trump now think she is “disrespectful”?

There is one in the United States Woman (21) shot dead while walking been. The reason is incomprehensible.

pm and cia with AFP and dpa material

* merkur.de and tz.de are part of the Germany-wide Ippen-Digital editors network

List of rubric lists: © AFP / SAUL LOEB

Grins that say a caption: “Albuquerque: Police Arrest Members of Your Armed Civilian Group”.

But I don’t have any other group at all! 😉

then we are finished with “ruin” in front of him ..

So what? What planet do you live on?

There are numerous videos circulating on the Internet of the most brutal mistreatment of whites by “peaceful Black Lives Matter demonstrators” (no suspected hooligans or bald opponents). These pictures do not fit into the political media landscape at all and are therefore probably kept secret in the ÖR.
The SPIEGEL editor Philipp Oehmke recently announced in a comment that dhe time of neutrality and an outdated ideal of neutral journalism is over is. I hope that this will not be the case for Mercury in the future either.

If someone steals a gun from a policeman and then points it at them, they knowingly take the risk of being shot. This has nothing to do with racism.

“Trump threatens peaceful protests with massive action”

So protests are peaceful when shops are looted and set on fire? Good to know. I wonder if you would write the same thing if e.g. Looted hooligans or identity shops? Greetings from Orwell. This double standard is so perfidious!

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