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Nickelodeon interrupts broadcast for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in protest

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Nickelodeon interrupts broadcast for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in protest

Several companies have taken the initiative to leave a message in the face of everything that is currently happening in the United States of America, with Sony itself indefinitely canceling the PlayStation 5 game presentation event.

There are difficult times in the country, all the result of the inhuman death of George Floyd, 46, caused by the use of excessive force by police officers. Floyd's demise resulted in a wave of protests across America against the brutality of police forces and officials who govern the country.

As such, the television channel Nickelodeon, known for its cartoon series for children, such as SpongeBob SquarePants or Avatar, decided to stop the broadcast for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, in protest.

Nickelodeon went off the air for a full 8 minutes and 46 seconds to protest police brutality from r / nextfuckinglevel

The most striking in this message is undoubtedly time, representing the period that agent Derek Chauvin maintained pressure on George Floyd's neck, preventing him from breathing.

"Nickelodeon will stop the broadcast for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in support of justice, equality, and human rights." communicates the station on the screen, immediately passing a message to everyone watching.

"Declaration of children's rights:

You have the right to be seen, heard and respected as a civilian in this world.
You have a right to a world that is peaceful.
You have the right to equality, regardless of your skin color.
You have a right to be protected from evil, injustice and hatred.
You have the right to an education that prepares you to rule this world.
You have a right to your opinion and feelings, even if others don't agree. "

André Henriques is the "kid" of IGN Portugal, addicted to Hack and Slash games, Japanese, music and basketball. You can follow him on @ Andretgv0

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