Conviction of former agent Derek Chauvin (Derek Chauvin) for the murder of African American George Floyd (George Floyd) Set “precedents” to promote necessary changes to reduce violence against ethnic minorities In the United States, activists trust.
Salvadoran activist William Martínez expressed this to Efe, Head of Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAC), he hopes that “the police will be provided with better training so that they understand how to deal with the community and people of color.”
The ruling against Chauvin and the case of African-Americans and Hispanics who were recently killed by the police have reignited debates at the national level, despite the fact that, The George Floyd Police Justice Act In the U.S. Congress, especially in the Senate, you may face opposition.
The bill was drafted in the House of Representatives by members of the Congressional Black Caucus and aims to Stop using suffocation techniques, “Legal immunity” applies to the militarization of military officers and police departments.
This legislative proposal is supported by data, such as data collected by the Police Violence Mapping (MPV) team, which shows The huge impact of police brutality In the African American community.
So far this year At least 319 people were shot dead According to the organization, or other techniques used by U.S. agents (such as strangulation), the organization also recorded that there were only three days in 2021, and no one died during a confrontation with the police. According to the National Census, African Americans accounted for 28% of these deaths, even though they accounted for 13% of the U.S. population. In this regard, Utah, Ohio, and Oklahoma are the most unequal states.
One of the deaths that have caused a sensation in the police in recent weeks is the death of the young Daunte Wright. He died when an officer fired a gun. He allegedly misused a stun gun. Also known as Taser, with guns.
That happened a few kilometers around the corner where Freud was suffocated., In Minneapolis. It was Antonio Coat who was patrolling that place this Friday. He was a member of the “Minnesota Brown Berets” of the Hispanic Organization. The name of the security agency refers to the US Army Special Forces “Green Berets.” “.
“I see them killing us every day, but for the same reason, the Gulu people are allowed to live. We just hope that they treat us equally,” said Court in uniform.
A recent poll conducted by the Gallup Think Tank on race relations shows that the crisis caused by police brutality on the streets of the United States is one of the main problems currently facing the White House and the U.S. Congress. The vast majority of Democrats, even Democrats from the most moderate factions, position themselves as supporting police reforms to improve the treatment of ethnic minorities by the security forces.
“Now is the time for Washington to make progress on necessary police reforms and pass the George Floyd Police Justice Act. We must make the police more accountableSenator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota said at a memorial service for the 20-year-old Wright on Thursday.
To make this bill a reality, liberals They need the approval of ten Republicans in the SenateSo far, they have argued that reforming the police’s immunity will harm “people who act in good faith, because it will help bring suits against them”.