Fuji suspends bike sales to US police after violence against protestors

Fuji Bikes' statement on Instagram
Fuji Bikes' statement on Instagram (Image credit: Fuji Bikes Instagram)

BikeCo., the North American distributor for Fuji Bicycles, have issued a statement declaring that the sale of Fuji bikes to police forces has been suspended following numerous incidents in which bikes have been weaponised against protestors around the USA.

Protests have erupted in the country and in other cities around the world after George Floyd was killed by police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota in late May. Derek Chauvin, the officer who knelt on Floyd's neck for over eight minutes, has since been charged with second-degree murder, and tbree other officers who were also kneeling on the 46-year-old, have been charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder.

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