A demonstrator raises a fist as others gather to protest the death of George Floyd near the White House in Washington. However, the discontent behind the riots and looting goes far beyond race and politics. Photo: AP A demonstrator raises a fist as others gather to protest the death of George Floyd near the White House in Washington. However, the discontent behind the riots and looting goes far beyond race and politics. Photo: AP
A demonstrator raises a fist as others gather to protest the death of George Floyd near the White House in Washington. However, the discontent behind the riots and looting goes far beyond race and politics. Photo: AP
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US unrest sends out warning after virus exposes injustices

  • Discontent behind the riots and looting goes far beyond race and politics reflecting deep flaws in society, and governments elsewhere need to be mindful of inequities in their strategies and policies

A demonstrator raises a fist as others gather to protest the death of George Floyd near the White House in Washington. However, the discontent behind the riots and looting goes far beyond race and politics. Photo: AP A demonstrator raises a fist as others gather to protest the death of George Floyd near the White House in Washington. However, the discontent behind the riots and looting goes far beyond race and politics. Photo: AP
A demonstrator raises a fist as others gather to protest the death of George Floyd near the White House in Washington. However, the discontent behind the riots and looting goes far beyond race and politics. Photo: AP
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