The Justice Department has charged three people with hate crimes due to Ahmaud Arbery’s death.


Three white men charged with hate crimes on the death of Amado Arbury

The Justice Department announced on Wednesday that three white men had been charged with federal hate crimes and attempted to kidnap them in connection with the death of Ahmaud Arbury, a 25-year-old black man who was shot dead in Georgia last year. The Big Picture: Arbury’s death is one of several that triggered a national Black Lives Matter protest last summer, including a demonstration of the police killings of George Floyd and Breona Taylor. Get the right market news for your time at Axios Markets. Subscribe for free. The criminal case is “the most important civil rights prosecution ever made by the Biden administration’s Justice Department,” AP said. Details: Travis McMichael, his father, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan were each charged with one infringement and one attempted kidnapping. “Travis and Gregory McMichael were also charged with using, carrying, swinging, and in the case of Travis, one gun each during and in connection with violent crimes,” the Justice Department said. Stated. Catch up quickly: “All three defendants have also been charged in another state with malicious murders, felony murders, weighted assaults, imprisonment, and attempted crimes attempting felony crimes,” DOj said. Said. The hearing date in that case is not scheduled. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, on February 23, 2020, McMichael’s tracked Arbury, who was armed and went jogging daily after telling police officers he was suspected of robbing. Proceedings against a man charged with the death of his son Editor’s Note: This story has been updated with additional details. More Axios Information: Sign up to get the latest market trends at Axios Markets.Subscribe for free