Russia: “The US loses the right to make comments to anyone on this planet about human rights in light of the situation in their country”
In different US cities Massive protests have been taking place in the wake of George Floyd’s death, many of which turned violent and led to chaos.
Spokeswoman for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, María Zajárova, declared on Monday that the US It has lost the right to “make comments to anyone on this planet about human rights” in light of the situation in the country, which is shaken by protests following the death of George Floyd.
“From May end to the beginning of June 2020 of the 21st century, the United States is losing any right to comment on human rights issues to anyone on this planet. Currently they no longer have this right,” Zajárova told the Rossiya channel- one.
Protests over the death of George Floyd
In different US cities Massive protests have been taking place following the death of African-American George Floyd, arrested last Monday on suspicion of “ongoing fraud.”
Minneapolis (Minnesota) Police officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee to the detainee’s neck for at least eight minutes, despite Floyd complaining that he was unable to breathe. The victim was pronounced dead shortly afterwards in a hospital.