Demonstrators protest near the Hennepin County Courthouse – scene of former police officer Derek Chauvin’s trial – on April 19 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
Demonstrators protest near the Hennepin County Courthouse – scene of former police officer Derek Chauvin’s trial – on April 19 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
Samir Nazareth
Opinion

Opinion

Samir Nazareth

George Floyd verdict: how the police came to oppress those they have sworn to protect and serve

  • The racism that some citizens face at the hands of the police is not limited to just the US. Police in India don’t have a stellar record, either
  • In Hong Kong, there is a larger issue: the consequences of the morphing of the force on police-citizen interactions and on how citizens relate to each other

Demonstrators protest near the Hennepin County Courthouse – scene of former police officer Derek Chauvin’s trial – on April 19 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
Demonstrators protest near the Hennepin County Courthouse – scene of former police officer Derek Chauvin’s trial – on April 19 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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