The brother of George Floyd, whose death last month triggered mass anti-racism protests, has asked the UN to investigate the killing of black people at the hands of US police.
UN have to show the responsibility and investigate about the hands involved in the killing of black people by the US Police said the Philonise Floyd the brother of George Floyd who was assassinated by a Police Officer last month and his death ignited one of the biggest anti-racism protest in the history
The world witnessed how my brother was brutally tortured and killed, Philonise Floyd addressed to UN Human Rights Council
He added this brutal event has proven that the lives of black people do not have any worth in the US
Michelle Bachelet (Chief of UN Human Rights) condemned the “baseless viciousness” of Mr. George Floyd’s death
She added that these mighty scale protests are the result of the continuous pain and brutality on generations
Ms. Bachelet also insisted the global administration to tackle this baseless and brutal legacy of slavery and colonialism and to take appropriate actions to stop this culture; she also has been a former President of Chile
George Floyd died in result of an attack by a white police officer in Minneapolis knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes continuously. His killing triggered global protests which has been led by the movement named “Black Lives Matter”
On Wednesday, US Senate Republicans submitted a proposal for police reform to discourage tactics like the chokehold which has been the cause of George Floyd’s death, but it seem unlikely to impose an absolute ban on these tactics
It follows a more radical measure proposed by House Democrats earlier in the month, which would include a ban.
Philonise Floyd’s conversation with UN officials
George Floyd’s brother called on UN officials to set up an independent commission to investigate the deaths of African Americans in US police custody, as well as violence against peaceful protesters.
He was speaking by video link at a debate convened by African countries at the human rights council’s headquarters in Geneva.
“The way you saw my brother tortured and murdered on camera is the way black people are treated by police in America,” he said.
“You in the United Nations are your brothers’ and sisters’ keepers in America, and you have the power to help us get justice for my brother George Floyd.
“I am asking you to help him. I am asking you to help me. I am asking you to help us black people in America.”
He also denounced police treatment of people involved in the protests which swept the US in the weeks after his brother’s death.
“When people dared to raise their voice and protest for my brother they were tear-gassed, run over with police vehicles,” he said.