Protests and looting in protest of George Floyd death get a new dimension in the American civil movement. protests people are agitating to Curfew broken. Protesters are now not just want justice for the murder of George Floyd, They have more demands.
Today, protests tenth day running. New York was abuzz with thousands of people protesting. Protesters chanted slogans from Brooklyn to Manhattan at night. They are taking to the streets demanding social equality in different places.
The situation is much calmer than the night before. However, isolated incidents of looting are going on. The looting of the previous night is not happening due to the vigilant position of the protesters and the police.
Yesterday, Washington disobeyed a curfew and dispersed protesters by throwing tear gas at peaceful protesters near the White House. There were also incidents of looting and vandalism during the protests. Protesters clashed with members of the law enforcement agencies in various places.
Meanwhile, coronavirus deaths have not stopped in the United States. Although most people join the protest rally after the mask. health specialists said it could increase the risk of contracting the virus. Everybody is looking anxiously at where the situation will go in the next two-three weeks.
US President Donald Trump has been cornered in the protests that have been going on for 10 consecutive days. He sent troops to the capital to quell the protests. He instructed the governors to remove the protesters from the road. But nothing is working. Violence has decreased but protests have not. On the contrary, Trump is being criticized. Dissatisfaction is appearing between his own party.
The protests were broken curfew in New York from the night of June 1 to the night of June 4 and there was widespread looting. The curfew will continue from 8 pm to 5 am till June 7. However, the emergency department has been kept open.
Yellow and Green Cabs will be able to transport emergency personnel until 12:30 p.m. In that case, the passengers have to show proof of emergency work to the police. Uber, all taxi services, including lifts, have been launched since 12 noon on June 3.
A record 1,600 people have been arrested in New York since the first day of the curfew. In other cities, curfew was imposed from 8 pm, but in New York, curfew was imposed at 11 pm. Mayor Bill de Blasio has been criticized for this. State Governor Andrew Cuomo has publicly said the mayor has failed to understand the fragility and scope of the situation.
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has criticized city mayor Bill de Blasio and police, accusing law enforcement of failing to take appropriate action in the wake of last night’s looting and vandalism in the Manhattan area. The National Guard has been deployed in the city on the instructions of the governor.
The head of the National Guard, General Joseph Lengyel said, violence had decreased in various cities since the night of June 4. Although the protests are the same as before. No army member was injured during the night. Army officials said 21,000 troops in 29 states are assisting local law enforcement and that number is growing.
Meanwhile, former US President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush have condemned the brutal strangulation of George Floyd. He also expressed concern about repression in the United States. “Now is not the time to talk, this is the time to listen,” Bush said in a statement several days after George Floyd’s assassination.
Bush has condemned those who targeted and killed young African-Americans. At the same time, George Floyd supported those who were protesting peacefully demanding justice for the killers.