Following the murder of a black man by police forces in Minneapolis, fierce fights between protesters and security forces occurred for the second night in a row.

Already on Tuesday, during a combative demonstration, police forces were attacked with stones, which were followed by the use of tear gas.  The fighting continues through the night and the following da. Barricades were errected, several shops and ATMs were looted and commercial buildings were set on fire. Flags of the US-Imperialism were also burned.

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After the mayor of Mineapolis publicly denounced the murder on Wednesday, he has now requested the National Guard to quell the protests.Also, the security forces of the state receive support from reactionary militia-like groups.

On Thursday afternoon there were also militant protests in Los Angeles. Demonstrators blocked a highway and attacked two police vehicles.

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