China News Service, June 2 (Xinhua) According to US media reports on the 2nd, African-American men were killed by violent law enforcement by the US police, which triggered many protests in the United States. The New York Times stated that there have been protests in at least 140 cities in the United States. In addition, at least 23 states in the United States and Washington, DC have used the National Guard to deal with riots and maintain law and order; at least more than 40 cities have imposed curfews.
On June 1, local time, people marched on the streets of New York City in the United States to protest the police's violent law enforcement, and the police on the scene were strictly controlled.
In New York City, since May 31st, demonstrations have been in chaos and many shops in Manhattan have been smashed. On June 1, the New York City Mayor's Press Secretary stated that New York City will continue its curfew policy on June 2. The curfew takes effect from 11 pm to 8 pm.
In the capital Washington, Mayor Bowser announced on June 1 that curfews will continue to be imposed on the evening of June 1 and 2 due to the escalation of violent demonstrations on the evening of May 31. On the evening of May 31, in the case of a curfew announced in Washington, protesters set fire to many places, including the basement of the famous St. John's Church near the White House. A large number of protesters also smashed and looted shops in various business districts in Washington.
On June 1, US President Trump delivered a national speech, calling violent protests "a domestic terrorist act." He will use the army in states that cannot calm riots and violent conflicts.