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美國新冠疫情日記5/27/2020 Police Brutality And Social Injustice


美國新冠疫情日記5/27/2020   Police Brutality And Social Injustice

  Police Brutality And Social Injustice


A man named George Floyd from Houston, Texas, was pushed down to the ground and suffocated by four Minneapolis policemen yesterday. Later he died upon arrival at the hospital.


Thousands of protesters went to the street demanding justice. Floyd’s brother in Houston said that they treated him worse than they would treat an animal.


The Mayor of Minneapolis Jacob Frey hosted a news conference to apologize to the citizens and immediately removed all four policemen from their duty.


In Houston, Chief of Police Art Acevedo also issued a statement saying that when bad policing happens, it disproportionately impacts communities of color and poor communities.


It is very sad that when the coronavirus is still attacking our land, we are facing the highest rate of unemployment in modern history. The lines of people asking for food are getting longer. And we don’t see any economic recovery in the near future. We are so very worried that the poor communities will have more social unrest.


The presidential election is drawing closer. Both the Republican and Democrat parties argue whether or not people can vote through the mail and whether both parties can even get delegates together for their conventions?


All the politicians will use their power to try and convince the voters. President Trump and challenger Biden are still urging use of the masks. Meanwhile, Twitter adds Fact Check to Trump’s Twitter account.


We are urging all the community leaders to unite and carefully examine what each candidate is saying. We are the country founded on freedom, liberty and human dignity. When we look at the police brutality, it is so sad to see such sarcasm in light of our highest values.


           警察暴力與社會不公

明尼蘇達州首府明尼阿波羅市昨晚在市中心發生一場大型之抗議遊行,主因是一名來自德州休斯敦的非裔人士喬治佛洛伊德日前在明尼阿波羅市被四名警察追捕後,把他壓在地上因窒息而不治,這次警察暴力事件,引起全國各界的高度關注。該市市長弗莱爾在事後之記者招待會上向全體市民表示深切之抱歉,並立即革除四名警察之職務,休斯敦警察局長艾索瓦多也發表譴責,指出此種不當之执法行為受害者多半是在非裔及少數族裔社區,佛洛伊德居住在休市的兄弟說,這些警察對待我的兄弟比禽獸都不如,我們一定要以謀殺罪名來追究他們。

今天,新冠病毒仍然在我們各社區猖狂傳播,失業人口還在繼續上升,政府各階層對於经济下滑也束手無策,在廣場上等待領取食物的車輛越來越長,联邦纾困方案對底層社會之幫助有限,我們憂心受災之社會將導致更多的動亂。

美國大選在即,到底是否可通訊投票,兩黨之大會如何舉辦,都還是未定,但可預見未來六个月雙方角力必將白熱化,兩黨都將再度操弄族群意識,開出各種政見支票,爭取選票。

川普總統和民主黨挑戰者拜登近日來因是否要戴口罩互嗆不休,社交媒體推特今天發表聲明,在其網站上發表之文章,在未经證實或揑造者都將加上待求證之字樣,其中包括川普之推特在內。

我們呼籲這是我們社區應該覺醒之時侯了,這也更是我們以選票來表達我們意願之關鍵時刻,我們在強力譴責警察暴行之同時, 有無數之社會不公繼續在社會各階層上演,我們號稱是人權自由立國,是何等之諷刺和悲哀啊。