Across the world, people are rallying to protest the death of George Floyd and police brutality.
Americans are embarking on their sixth day of protests, and people are taking note across the world. "The protests around the world are not being held simply in solidarity with the U.S. demonstrators: Floyd's death has reignited rage against racial injustices in communities across the globe," writes CBS's Charlie D'Agata.
England saw a spontaneous Black Lives Matter march break out this week in London's Trafalgar Square.
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2. New Zealand
In Auckland, protestors gathered to protest the death of George Floyd as well as the "disproportionate effect of armed policing on indigenous communities in New Zealand," according to TIME.
Protestors in Berlin chanted "freedom" and clashed with riot police this week while maintaining social distancing.
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Thousands now chanting “black lives matter” in front of the US Embassy in Berlin #GeorgeFloyd https://t.co/Jh65RKhTLo— Carl Nasman (@Carl Nasman) 1590854841.0
About 200 people protested in Tokyo on Saturday, according to Arab News, protesting the killing of George Floyd as well as police brutality against Kurdish people and foreigners.
a protest against police brutality in Tokyo, Japan. we’re definitely living through a future history lesson right n… https://t.co/nL00mRpW8X— expect us. ⁷ (@expect us. ⁷) 1590872370.0
Japanese anti-facist group C.R.A.C. got apparently banned on Twitter for tweeting about the Tokyo protests against… https://t.co/E1F88Iz7eS— Miki ♀️ (@Miki ♀️) 1590848757.0
5. South Africa
Protestors placed signs in front of Cape Town's parliament.
#BlackLivesMatter protest at South Africa's Parliament. https://t.co/la0ieUsrvz— Wesley Fester (@Wesley Fester) 1591183535.0
Iceland saw protests against police brutality outside of the Parliament.
Peaceful protests outside Parliament in #Iceland condemning #PoliceBrutality & #racism including participation from… https://t.co/YrQKiitph2— Gisli Olafsson (@Gisli Olafsson) 1591207749.0
Flyer from the Iceland protest https://t.co/jEvplinenv— Freyja Katra, girl irl cat url (@Freyja Katra, girl irl cat url) 1591208591.0
Powerful words at this protest in Reykjavík, mostly led by Black Americans living here in Iceland https://t.co/NpU9nO5TRa— Adam Netzer Zimmer 🏳️🌈 🇮🇸 ⚕ (@Adam Netzer Zimmer 🏳️🌈 🇮🇸 ⚕) 1591210882.0
In Paris, protestors are decrying the death of George Floyd as well as the death of Adama Traoré, who was killed by police officers in France in 2016. On Tuesday, an estimated 20,000 people came out to protest in spite of a ban on public gatherings.
Syrian artists named Aziz Asmar and Anis Hamdoun created a mural depicting George Floyd.
In Mexico, allies put flowers and signs outside of the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City.
Canada has seen a number of protests, and Toronto and Montreal have seen the police tear gas and pepper spray crowds.