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The video of the fatal beating of African-American Tyra Nichols by 5 former police officers sparked a new wave of protests in the United States

There have been multiple protests across the United States this Friday after officials from MemphisThe state of Tennessee made public video showing five former police officers assaulting Tyr Nichols, a 29-year-old African-American who died on January 10 from injuries sustained by the agents.

city ​​of Chicago, Memphis or New York He has welcomed protesters against police violence following the death of young African-American Nichols in a confrontation with five uniformed officers.

as reported by the media ‘USA Today’even with temperatures below zero and crying “Killer Police Must Go”, Hundreds of protesters have gathered at a Chicago police station during one of the first protests resulting from the revelations. On video of Nichols being beaten up.

in New YorkProtesters have thronged Union Square, Grand Central as well as Plaza de times Square, Where protests have been most violent. Protesters have rammed several police vehicles and several arrests have been made.

according to him ‘New York Post’, At least three people have been placed in handcuffs after confronting officers.

Several demonstrations are expected across the United States this weekend.

The five officers, also African-American, are visible in the video released by Memphis police. The young man was beaten with sticks and electrocuted with a taser. Five agents have been prosecuted for the alleged crime of first degree murder for beating Tyra Nichols, who He died three days after the confrontation due to injuries sustained by five former police officers.

For his part, United States President Joe Biden has expressed “deep anguish” upon seeing the video showing the death of Tyree Nichols. “I was offended and deeply saddened to see Horrifying video of beating that killed Nichols“, announced the President.

The trial against the five former police officers comes in the midst of a social debate over police violence against black people, especially since the killings at the hands of police officers george floyd In May 2020 in Minneapolis, after which the protest movement was called ‘Black Lives Matter’.

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