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France, U.K. Seek Changes in How They Handle Police Violence

HeadlineJun 09, 2020

The killing of George Floyd has sparked major shifts globally on how governments are approaching police violence. On Monday, France banned police use of chokeholds during arrests. In Britain, over 160 members of Parliament wrote a letter to the international trade secretary demanding Britain suspend the export of British riot gear, tear gas and rubber bullets to the U.S. “We should not be helping Donald Trump repress his own people,” Labour MP Jeremy Corbyn wrote on Twitter.

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