‘Bums’: Chauvin defence questions witness’s anti-cop comments

A professional in the mixed martial arts (MMA) was cross-examined on the witness stand by Derek Chauvin’s defence lawyers on the second day of the former Minneapolis police officer’s trial for the murder of George Floyd, in an exchange one lawyer says was good for the prosecution.

Chauvin, who is white, has pleaded not guilty to charges of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Chauvin’s knee was on the neck of Floyd, who was Black, on May 25, the day Floyd died, sparking a nationwide protest movement against racism and police brutality.

Read more: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/30/bums-chauvin-defence-questions-witnesss-anti-cop-comments

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