Thousands of people around the world protest against George Floyd’s death as a sign of global solidarity

See protests over George Floyd's death spread to Europe

Over the weekend, protesters gathered in London, Berlin and Auckland, among other cities, to protest the police brutality in solidarity with the United States crowd.

In London, protesters gathered Trafalgar Square Sunday morning, in violation of Britain’s blocking rules prohibiting large rallies.

Some participants marched to the American embassy in the Nine Helm area of ​​the capital.


Crowds gathered in Berlin outside the American embassy on Saturday and Sunday. The participants wore face masks and carried signs with the inscription “The life of black people counts” and “Justice cannot wait”.


The song of “no justice, no peace” was heard on the streets of Copenhagen on Sunday, while protesters marched for Floyd’s death. Some gathered outside the American embassy in the Danish capital.

People protest during a Black Lives Matter demonstration outside the United States Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark on Sunday.


In Milan, the crowd held a flashmob near the city’s American consulate on Thursday.

A flash mob meets outside the American consulate in Milan, Italy on May 28.

New Zeland

Protests over Floyd’s killing took place Monday in several locations in New Zealand. Thousands of people held demonstrations and vigils in places like Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

Protesters march on Queen Street in Auckland, New Zealand on Monday.


Several protests also took place in Canada over the weekend, while the crowd gathered against the alleged police brutality.

On Saturday, protesters in Toronto sang slogans associated with the Back Lives Matter movement.

And on Sunday, thousands of people gathered in Vancouver in a show of solidarity with US protesters.

Protesters sing slogans during a demonstration in Toronto on May 30th.
Thousands of people gather for a peaceful demonstration to protest racism in Vancouver on May 31st.

Further international demonstrations are expected in the coming days, as unrest in the United States continues over Floyd’s death.

At least three demonstrations have been scheduled in multiple Australian cities. One is scheduled for Tuesday in Sydney, one Saturday in Brisbane and one Saturday in Melbourne,

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Thousands of people marked themselves as featured on each of the Facebook event pages of the protests.


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