George Floyd’s murder: Rawlings jabs Trump; says its time for US president to rescue his image

George Floyd’s murder: Rawlings jabs Trump; says its time for US president to rescue his image

Ghana’s former president Jerry John Rawlings has expressed disgust at the death of a black man in the United States of America.

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The NDC founder has been passed comments on the manner in which a black American was manhandled in the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis leading to his unfortunate demise.

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Rawlings in an earlier post, on Twitter on May 28, 2020, said the death of the black man is a classic example of how morals have declined in the free world.

The former president quizzed: "If some of these atrocities, especially from some white police officers against black citizens, cannot shock the American populace to see evidence of their own decline, what can?"

In recent post latest post on Twitter on Friday, May 29, the diplomat followed up with an attack on the credentials of the US President Donald Trump.

Jerry Rawlings described the incident as “shameful and unfortunate circumstances” which presents US President Donald Trump an opportunity to save his image.

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On Monday, May 25, police officer was shown in footage kneeling on 46-year-old George Floyd's neck, resulting in his death.

The world has expressed outrage over the action of the white police officer.

The Minneapolis police officer has since been arrested and charged with murder following the death of an unarmed black man in custody.

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The name of the white police officer is Derek Chauvin. He and three other officers who were present at the scene of the incident have been sacked. earlier reported that the President of the United States, Donald Trump, has signed an executive order which is aimed at removing some of the legal protections or immunity enjoyed by social media platforms.

BBC reports that the executive order empowers the regulators to pursue legal actions against Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms for the way they police content on their platforms.

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