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FRANCE24, 03 Apr 2021
It is hard to be clinical and cool-headed when the evidence is so disturbing. The opening of the trial in Minneapolis of the police officer accused in the murder of 46-year old George Floyd. The jury on opening day shown that nine-minute video of Derek Chauvin keeping his foot on the handcuffed victim's neck. From witnesses to experts and loved ones, each day wrought with emotion - like Thursday when Floyd's girlfriend Courteney Ross took the stand - the same emotion that sparked worldwide outrage last May and the question of why it is not an open and shut case.

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