Veteran journalist, Babajide Kolade-Otititoju, has reacted to the viral video of a Nigerian diplomat who was assaulted while on duty in Indonesia by some Indonesian immigration officials. Recall that days ago, a video of the Nigerian diplomat, whose name is Abdurrahman Ibrahim was making the rounds on social media platforms.
The #BlackLivesMatter movement trended, following the murder of George Floyd by the American police. The aim of the movement was to create awareness in the fight against police brutality and injustice targeted against the black people living in the USA and other parts of the world. And recently, the topic of racism made headlines after the likes of Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka were racially abused, following their penalty misses against Italy in the Euro 2020 final, which saw England finish as runners-up.
George Floyd Gets Justice, Derek Michael Sentenced To 22-and-a-half years In Prison For Floyd's Murder
Last year, George Floyd, an African American male, was murdered by Derek Michael Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police man. Yesterday, Derek Chauvin was sentenced to prison for what he did. This unfortunate incident took place on May 25th, 2020, after a store clerk suspected Mr Floyd may have used a fake $20 bill in Minneapolis.
George Floyd Murder (Chauvin) Trial (2021) It has been over a year since the tragic death of George Floyd. It was a true life incident that shook the world, knowing that he was an unarmed African American man, who was trying to live a normal life like any other person.
The sentencing of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis former police officer who killed George Floyd on May 25,2020 has brought some relief and comfort to the family and friends of the deceased.This came barely a year and a month after his death, justice wasn't denied him and it's a sentencing well deserved, although some hold the views that it could have been more than what was given him.
Derek Chauvin, the former police officer who killed George Floyd on a Minneapolis street last year, was sentenced on Friday to 22 and half years in prison. Chauvin spoke briefly before the sentence was imposed, offering his "condolences to the Floyd family." Under Minnesota law, Chauvin will have to serve two-thirds of his sentence, or 15 years -- and he will be eligible for supervised release for the remaining seven and a half years.
The long awaited verdict on George Floyd's case has finally come to an end as the court has finally made its verdict on the matter. You would that Minneapolis Police Officer known as Derek Chauvin was convicted on three charges; second degree unintentional murder, third degree murder and second degree manslaughter over the death of Mr George Floyd who died in his hand on May 30th 2020.
The murderer of George Floyd has finally been sentenced to 22½ years in prison. Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd by pressing his knee into the back of the victim's neck leaving the victim gasping for air. This attack was said to have been racially indicted although it is said that he might be paroled for good behavior after 15 years.
Reactions As Ex Police Officer Who Killed George Floyd Has Been Sentenced To 22.5 Years Imprisonment
PHOTO CREDIT: INSTAGRAM It no longer news that in May 2020, a black American identified as George Floyd was killed by an ex-police officer who is a white American, which the video of the incident went viral across the USA and outside the country. Meanwhile, the Ex-police officer, Derek Chauvin, has been called by the US court several times to investigate how it happened which took them some months to found out how the incident happened and what punishment will be given to Derek Chauvin.
There is one definite truth I knew since I was a child and that truth has remained the same even as I am getting old, " Justice May be Delayed but certainly not denied". It has been a year and some months after the American rapper, George Floyd was reportedly murdered by a police officer Chauvin Derek, who harassed the musician by keeping his knee on his neck even when he was gasping for air until he stopped breathing.
Many are aware of the fact that Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22. 5 years in prison; that sounded refreshing considering it sounded and seemed like justice, but trust me, sentences in an American court are never that straightforward. The sentence of Chauvin was carried out in Minneapolis Court, where a judge sentenced the ex-police officer and one of the most controversial characters in the last year's events to 22 and half years in prison on June 25.
Derek Chauvin, the white officer who was caught kneeling on George Floyd's neck has been charged for murder. On Friday, the former policeman was sentenced to 22 and half years in prison ,for the murder of George Floyd, the African American, whose death sparked reactions round the world.
After months of trying to get himself out of the situation he so willingly put himself in, going from one trial case to another, the former Officer in the Minnesota Police Department, Derek Chauvin was finally sentenced on June 25th to 22 years in prison. Well, it was 22.5 years in prison to be precise.
Recall that on the 25th of May, an incident occurred in Minneapolis where the police officers arrested a 46-year-old black man, named George Floyd after an employee of a convenience store called 911 and told them that Floyd had bought cigarettes with a fake $20 bill. The police arrived a few minutes later and Floyd was pinned down on the neck by Derek Chauvin, one of the police officers at the scene.
The family of George Floyd has expressed relief following the court judgement that condemned Derek Chauvin to 22 years in jail. Former Minneapolis police officer Chauvin was sentenced to 22 years in prison on Friday by Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill after being held in solitary confinement since April.
Derek Chauvin was convicted today for the murder of George Floyd who died in May 2020 after he knelt on him for more than nine minutes. Before he was sentenced to prison, he was given an opportunity to speak. His mother Carolyn Pawlenty was also given an opportunity to speak to her son before the final verdict.
A former Minneapolis police officer by name Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22 and half Years' imprisonment for the Murder of George Floyd. George Floyd died last May after Chauvin pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for up to 9.5 minutes. It was gathered that the former Minneapolis police officer was convicted of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in April.
"We got justice but not enough"- "We got justice but not enough"- George Floyd's nephew reacts to Chauvin's 22-year jail terms
People in the US city of Minneapolis have started reacting after George Floyd's murderer, Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 years and six months in prison. George Floyd's nephew, Brandon Williams who spoke with BBC News said they got justice though but not enough. In another report, he said the family's pain was unimaginable, but not as unimaginable as what Chauvin did to Floyd.
The former American police officer, Derek Chauvin have been sentenced to 22½ years in murder of the black American, George Floyd. Derek Michael Chauvin is an American former police officer who was born March 19, 1976 in Oakdale, Minnesota, United States of America. He was convicted of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
The American police officer who once reportedly shot George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, has been caught on video, offering condolences to the family of the deceased. According to the video which has gone viral online, Derek Chauvin said he regrets his action on that day even though he couldn't prevent what happened already.