George Floyd killing: curfews set in as protesters rally at Trump hotel – live

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In Seattle, Mayor Jenny Durkan spoke with protestors and promised to meet organizers tomorrow afternoon to create a plan for reform. Police chief Carmen Best spoke to the crowd as well.

Police Chief Carmen Best: “We are listening” #seattleprotest pic.twitter.com/PkX0ZaiO3w

#Flashpoint on Capitol Hill – @MayorJenny @komonews @KIRO7Seattle @KING5Seattle @Q13FOX @seattletimes @jseattle @AP pic.twitter.com/WMoDd76A16

Mark Zuckerberg is standing by his decision to allow Donald Trump to threaten violence against George Floyd protesters on the platform despite harsh criticism from civil rights leaders and public dissent from his own employees, including a public resignation.

In a video conference with staff on Tuesday, Zuckerberg said that his decision to not remove Trump’s warning on social media on Friday that “when the looting starts the shooting start” was “tough” but “pretty thorough”, the New York Times reported. The company usually holds an all-staff meeting on Thursdays, but the session was moved up to address growing discontent among employees, hundreds of whom staged a “walkout” on Monday by requesting time off.

Related: Mark Zuckerberg defends decision to allow Trump to threaten violence on Facebook

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