Arbery was shot while fleeing near his home last year, sparking outrage and seeking justice.
The US sued three whites in Georgia Wednesday on charges of anti-government and attempted kidnapping Ahmaud Notes, A Black man who died last year after them shot him on the ground where they were walking near the town.
The Justice Department says former police officer Gregory McMichael, 65, their 35-year-old son Travis McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan, 51, have both been charged with felony criminal mischief and attempted robbery.
Travis and Gregory McMichael have also been charged with felony criminal mischief.
The leadership of President Joe Biden since his inauguration three months ago has called for the introduction of human rights laws, which human rights activists have complained of being neglected during the presidency of Donald Trump.
This is happening as government officials are actively moving to open investigations in complex police departments where human rights are at the center of the department’s agenda.
Increased hate crimes have been exacerbated by the plight of the three men, who had previously been convicted of manslaughter, manslaughter, torture, false detention, and attempted criminal prosecution.
A state trial date has not been set.
Arbery’s death sparked outrage after his murder was caught on video and aired on TV in May 2020, weeks after his death on 23 February.
His death was part of a special massacre of black people last year for national protests.
Also killed in 2020 were George Floyd, An unarmed Black man who died under the knee of a white police officer Derek Chauvin, and Breonna Taylor, who was killed at his home by Louisville, Kentucky police after giving permission to not knock.
Minneapolis court earlier this month convicted Chauvin on the murder of Floyd.
Attorney General Merrick Garland has this month opened investigating cases on police misconduct in Minneapolis and Louisville.
The department is also investigating the murders of Floyd and Taylor.