Protests in Minnesota after officer accused in Floyd killing released on bail
By Abiodun Ogundairo
10 October 2020 | 6:54 am
Demonstrators gather in Saint Paul, Minnesota to protest the $1 million bail release of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with killing George Floyd. Floyd's death sparked a mass protest movement in the United States and abroad.
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