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Denver PD was forbidden to use lethal weapons against protesters

The Federal district court of Colorado on Friday banned Denver police use tear gas, rubber bullets, lighting grenades and other means of "temporary defeat" against protesters in the city without special permission from the court documents, placed in the database Court Listener.

A temporary injunction is a response to a lawsuit filed Thursday in district court the protesters, complaining about excessive force that police use in demonstrations because of the death of an African-American George Floyd. The decree States that now the police can use means of temporary defeat only if "the head of the police force with the rank of captain or above will specifically authorize such use of force in response to specific violent acts or destruction of property, a witness whom he was personally".

In Denver, more than 80 people were detained for violating the curfew

Denver police arrested more than 80 people who were on the streets in violation of curfew, the report said city police.

"Officers of the police Department of Denver was detained 83 people for curfew violation", - is spoken in the police message on Twitter.

In Denver imposed a curfew due to unrest

The mayor of the U.S. city of Denver, Colorado, Michael Hancock introduced in the city curfew due to unrest caused by the death of George Floyd, who died after police detention.

"Hello, Denver. We want everyone to be safe. So, starting tonight, and throughout the city of Denver introduced a curfew from 20.00 (5.00 GMT), and (he will act) in the night from 20.00 PM to 5.00 am Monday, June 1", - said in his Twitter account the mayor of Denver.

In Kentucky shot and wounded seven protesters for killing African-American

Seven people were injured in a shooting during protests in Louisville, Kentucky, the participants of which demanded a fair investigation into the death of African-American Brianna Taylor, who was shot by police in March, according to the newspaper the Louisville Courier Journal.

Protest in connection with the murder of Brianna Taylor, held Thursday evening, which was attended by several hundred people, ended in riots, during which it was broken a few storefronts. Police used tear gas to disperse the protesters. According to the newspaper, the 26-year-old Brianna Taylor died the early morning of 13 March at his apartment after the police during the execution of a search warrant and shot her eight times. Police opened fire after one of them shot the boyfriend of the girl, believing that there was a break.