Czech police deny ‘George Floyd’ knee-on-neck arrest led to Roma man’s death
26 June 2021 | 7:12 am
Czech police are denying that a method of restraint led to the death of a Roma man after video of an arrest sparked widespread outrage on social media. Roma say the incident draws parallels to the death of George Floyd.
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