In response to violent protests against the death of black man George Floyd in police custody, curfew was imposed in 40 cities across the US on Sunday. According to news agency ANI, 5,000 National Guard members have been activated and 2,000 more can be deployed if needed.
Protests turned violent in many places. Police took out a rally on Friday in riot gear, in which hundreds of protesters were removed from the truck. Police took out a rally on Friday in riot gear, in which hundreds of protesters drove off the truck. According to AFP, there are performances in the United States from New York to Tulsa and Los Angeles. Curfew has been imposed in Washington amid growing tension between protesters and police outside the White House over the death of George Floyd.
Increased government difficulty amid Corona crisis
The United States seems under siege of a global crisis. The country’s economy has been severely affected by the Corona virus. As a result, the country faces record unemployment. Meanwhile, the assassination of Black George Floyd angered the black people of the country. As a result, demonstrations are taking place in hundreds of locations. Citizens say that police brutality is increasing during these difficult times.
There were even demonstrations outside the White House
Angry protesters marched outside the White House, the official residence of US President Donald Trump, last week. Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the White House. Given the situation, Trump was moved to an underground bunker for a while. According to media reports, Trump spent about an hour here.
New York mayor’s daughter arrested
Chiara, the daughter of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, was also arrested, according to the New York Post. This has been confirmed by the New York Police Department. He was arrested for holding an illegal meeting. He was issued on a desk attendance ticket.