3 Jun 2020

US protesters defy curfews after Trump threatens military force

From Checkpoint, 5:39 pm on 3 June 2020

The protests have continued in the US today, despite President Trump threatening to unleash the military if demonstrations persist over the death of African American man George Floyd in police custody.

Protesters have defied curfews in a number of cities. George Floyd's family has urged protesters to contain their rage, and focus on pursuing justice - a call most have heeded.

RNZ Worldwatch reporter Annabel Reid has more.