NYC Will Pay $13M To Arrested George Floyd Protesters

Posted on AllSides July 20th, 2023
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Justice, George Floyd, New York, Settlements, Protesters
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New York City will shell out $13 million to protesters who were arrested by NYPD officers during the 2020 demonstrations over the murder of George Floyd.

Nearly 1,400 people arrested in the protests can receive at least $9,950 under an historic settlement to a class action lawsuit unveiled late Wednesday in a Manhattan federal court.

The settlement — covers 18 protests across the city between May 28, 2020, and June 4, 2020 — pointedly doesn't include an admission of wrongdoing for the NYPD's widely criticized and often brutal response to...

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