The police officers involved in the death of George Floyd appear Monday before a court in Minneapolis for the first hearing of the background devoted to the murder of this African American who has re-opened the wounds of racial in the United States.

The former agent white Derek Chauvin, 44, will be heard from 17: 15 GMT (19: 15 belgian time) by video link from the high security prison, where he is being held. He is charged with murder for having asphyxiated George Floyd, a black man of 46 years old, kneeling on her neck for long minutes.