the State of Parties department for human rights will investigate the police in the city of Minneapolis.
at the same time submit the state of a charge of breach of civil liberties in connection with George Floyd's death in police custody.
This writes the news agency Reuters.
A video where a police officer in about eight minutes sits with her knees against George Floyd's neck during an arrest, has led to demonstrations against police brutality and racism in the UNITED states and several places in the world. They have repeatedly evolved violent.
the Officer behind the arrest, Derek Chauvin, has been fired, arrested and charged with murder and manslaughter. Three other officers, who were with at the arrest, is not charged, but fired.
- We know that there exist deep-rooted problems, says Minnesota-governor Tim Walz, according to news agency AP.
- I know this because we saw the careless way in which George Floyd's life and humanity was wiped out. We also saw the community's reaction. They expected that there would be nothing, because nothing has happened so many times before.
Governor Tim Walz published the accusation and the investigation at a news conference Tuesday afternoon local time.
According to the news agency AP, it will go back ten years and examine police practices. Thus if you want to find out whether there has been systematic discrimination.
It will be human rights commissioner, in the land of Rebecca Lucero, who will lead the investigation.
She hopes, according to NBC News, to have the results ready for 'several months'.
Lucero expects transparency from the authorities.
We really hope that this is something we can move very quickly because of shared values and goals in connection with this subject, she says, according to the american media.