9 Jun 2020

George Floyd laid to rest as protests for justice continue

Washington Correspondent

The man whose death has sparked two weeks of mass protests across America and throughout the world – the man whose last words, ‘I can’t breathe’, became a rallying cry for fundamental change.

George Floyd is being laid to rest today in Houston, the city where he grew up – in a private family service described as a celebration of his life.

Outside people have been gathering to pay their respects.