The trial of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer accused of killing George Floyd on May 25, 2020, opened on March 8 in the US city of Minneapolis. After a two-week-long jury selection process, the first witnesses took the stand on March 29. Chauvin is facing three charges, including second and third-degree murder. With the world watching, Floyd’s family and racial justice activists are hoping this trial will be a turning point for how justice is served in the country. Our US correspondents Fanny Allard and Kethevane Gorjestani report.
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