PHOTOS: Global Protests For George Floyd

Rallies are being organised all over the world to express solidarity with US protesters over the death of unarmed black man George Floyd in police custody on 25 May in Minneapolis

Thousands marched in the UK, France and Australia chanting “no justice, no peace” and “black lives matter”.

Many protests have evolved as people express anger at killings and systemic injustice in their own countries.

See pictures below

Children joined thousands of protestors in Manchester, England
Image captionChildren joined thousands of protestors in Manchester, England
People took to the streets for the 12th day running Washington DC
Image captionPeople took to the streets for the 12th day running in Washington DC
The city's mayor approved the painting of words Black Lives Matter on the street on Fridaay
Image captionPeople marched on the newly-named Black Lives Matter plaza in the US capital
Healthcare workers kneel in silence during a protest at Columbus Circle, 12 days on after George Floyd"s death in police custody, in New York, USA, 06 June 2020
Image captionIn New York City, healthcare workers joined protests, holding placards reading “do no harm” and “racism is a public health crisis”
People kneeled in vigils in Sydney, Australia
Image captionIn Australia, there were major protests in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane that focused on the treatment of indigenous Australians
Protestors in Nice, France on Saturday
Image captionIn France, protests have re-ignited a campaign for justice for Adama Traoré, a 24-year-old black man who died in police custody in 2016
Police in riot gear clashed briefly with crowds in London
Image captionIn London, protesters walked in the cold and rain and, outside the US embassy, they dropped to one knee and raised their fists in the air chanting “colour is not a crime”. Police in riot gear clashed briefly with crowds
Protestors drew attention to the death of a black train station worker from coronavirus
Image captionSome drew attention to the death of black train station worker Belly Mujinga with Covid-19 in April. A man who claimed he had coronavirus reportedly spat at her before she fell ill
A silent vigil was held for George Floyd in Berlin's Alexanderplatz square
Image captionA silent vigil was held for George Floyd in Berlin’s Alexanderplatz square. Also in Germany, Bundesliga footballers warmed up wearing shirts reading “Red card to racism #BlackLivesMatter” and took a knee prior to kick-off
A Black Lives Matter rally in Madrid, Spain
Image captionIn Madrid, people brought posters bearing George Floyd’s face
Protestors in Lisbon, Portugal in solidary with US anti-racism rallies
Image captionIn the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, hundreds of people gathered, and some held banners calling for justice for Claudia Simões, a woman who was assaulted by police
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