Police removed artwork and signs from George Floyd’s monument outside the scene of Derek Chauvin’s trial


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On April 2, 2021, law enforcement agencies are vigilant as crew members remove artwork from a temporary fence outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Stephen Maturen / Getty Images

  • Community members created a George Floyd monument in Minneapolis this week.

  • Signs and artwork have been added to the fence where Derek Chauvin brings Floyd’s death to trial.

  • However, protesters confronted the police as the souvenir was removed on Friday.

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A memorial exhibit of George Floyd and others murdered by police appeared outside the courthouse where Derek Chauvin was on trial for Floyd’s murder. However, police and guards removed the compliment on Friday.

Community members placed artwork, signs, and trinkets on temporary fences around government centers in downtown Minneapolis in memory of Floyd and others killed by police.

The sign on the fence says “Black Lives Matter,” and the mirror depicts an art piece that says “I have nothing to lose.”

Inside the fence was a flower, which had a lock with the name of the person killed by the police. Sahan Journal report.

In addition to Floyd, there was an illustration of Breona Taylor, who was shot by police in Louisville, Kentucky in March 2020, and Philland Castile, who was killed by police during a traffic outage in Minnesota in 2016.

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Demonstrators continue to occupy the area outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota on April 2, 2021. Stephen Maturen / Getty Images

Protesters confronted law enforcement agencies that were on the alert while the compliments were being removed. The photo shows that security unlocks from the fence with a bolt cutter.

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On April 2, 2021, people confront law enforcement when the crew removes the artwork from a fence outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Stephen Maturen / Getty Images

Chauvin, whose trial began on Monday, has been charged with two murders, three murders, and two manslaughter charges for Floyd’s death.

Floyd died on May 25, 2020, kneeling for a few minutes after Chauvin, then a Minneapolis police officer, said he couldn’t breathe.

Floyd’s death caused a summer of racial justice protests in the United States and around the world.

The first week of Chauvin’s trial included 19 witnesses, which could be more than 300. Insiders Heaven Orecchio-Egressits report. The trial is expected to take at least a month.

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