'This is not the US' | Spanish cop kneels on teen's neck for allegedly wearing his mask wrong
RT, 11 Sep 2020
A Spanish police officer was filmed restraining a 14-year-old boy by pressing his knee down on the teen's neck for allegedly wearing his face mask around his neck.
Local authorities insisted that the video blew things out of proportion and was taken "out of context." According to them, after being asked to straighten out his mask, the teenager attempted to assault the officer with a chain before the cameras started rolling, which made the use of force by the police officer “adequate” and appropriate.
The footage was posted online by an onlooker and quickly went viral, leading to an outburst of rage within the social media community. The author of the video captioned it by saying “this is not the United States,” referring to the death of George Floyd.
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