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Following the conviction of former Minneapolis Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin on Tuesday, April 20, for the murder of George Floyd in a brutal act of racist violence on May 25, 2020, Joint List MKs from Hadash have drawn the parallel with acts of police violence against minority communities in Israel, calling for legal accountability – the just and proportionate punishment of cops responsible for unnecessary killings and other physical harm to civilians. On Wednesday, April 21, Hadash MK Ofer Cassif tweeted: “The officer who murdered George Floyd on racial grounds in the United States was convicted of murder last night. In the last two decades, dozens of citizens, most of them Arabs, have been murdered in Israel by police, and only three officers have been convicted, and [these were only] given light sentences. Justice for Teka and al-Hallaq, justice for all victims of the racist police violence in Israel!” Cassif wrote. “Not…

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