The expert talked about the different interpretations in the US incident in Minneapolis
Various political forces in the US will interpret what happened in Minneapolis, depending on their own ideological attitudes or Balk at racism from the police, or say that such massacres planned by someone, the Executive Director of the International monitoring organization CIS-EMO Stanislav Bychok.
Riots in the American city continues for the third day, people protest against the police action that led to the death of the African-American George Floyd. In the night of Friday, protesters burned a police station, law enforcement officers had to be evacuated from the roof by helicopter. Eyewitnesses reported to media that the incident was absent soldiers of the National guard, which the Governor of the state of Minnesota mobilized to quell the unrest.
"Various political forces will interpret what happened in Minneapolis, depending on their own ideological attitudes. Someone will Balk at the poverty and disorder of African Americans and racism by the police, someone, on the contrary, will say that such massacres planned by someone, and the police are not well equipped with special equipment and personnel to respond quickly to a mass riot", - said the expert RIA Novosti.
He noticed that, accounting for about 13% of the US population, blacks are, however, significantly more often come to the attention of police and end up in prison than white. "To this fact in recent years, focused public attention, and the racial question was one of the key political debates in the United States," said the analyst.
So, according to him, the Republicans basically promise to "restore order" in the predominantly "black" areas, where the crime rate is higher than the national average, and Democrats are paying attention to the facts of unjustified police brutality against ethnic minorities, even if we are talking about criminals.
"The debate continues, but the number of cases of police brutality in the US has been steadily falling. At the same time increasing the transparency of police activities: camera is not only all the participants or witnesses of the actions of the police but also the police themselves — body Cams have become recently mandatory for American police. In the power of transparency appeared more facts of police brutality becomes publicly available on-line. Such media leads many to the false notion that brutality by law enforcement is becoming more and more", - said the analyst.
Speaking about the incident in Minneapolis, the expert pointed out that despite the fact that four police officers after the death of Floyd was fired and the FBI started their relationship in the investigation, after the publication of "viral" video of the black population of the city began a wave of protests that escalated into riots and looting.
"Actually, what is happening in the last days in Minneapolis is already on its logic, not connected directly with the original plot. Now under the guise of outrage at the actions of the police, black protesters are engaged in trivial crimes and vandalism," stated Bychok.