MEPs debate human rights situation in the US after the death of George Floyd 

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Members of the EP’s Subcommittee on Human Rights held a debate on Friday with invited experts on the human rights situation in the United States after the death of George Floyd.

You can watch the debate in full again here (05.06.2020).

Background


George Floyd was an African American man who died while being arrested by police officers on the street in the US city of Minneapolis on 25 May. His death, along with other such cases, has sparked both peaceful and violent demonstrations and protests against racism and police brutality all over the US, as well as around the globe, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.