Hundreds of individuals world wide have rallied in solidarity with anti-racism protests in america following the police killing of George Floyd on Could 25.
Floyd, an unarmed Black man, was pinned to the bottom by a white officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The officer, who has since been fired and charged for homicide, knelt on Floyd’s neck for almost 9 minutes, as Floyd pleaded “I can not breathe”.
Protests, which started in Minneapolis, have unfold to lots of of cities throughout the US. Nationwide Guard troops have been deployed in a minimum of 23 states to deal with the demonstrations.
Exterior the US, giant protests have additionally erupted in lots of cities world wide.
North America: Giant crowds have gathered in cities throughout Canada and in Mexico’s capital, Mexico Metropolis. Protesters waved placards with the phrases “No justice! No peace!”, “I can not breathe” and “Black lives matter”.
South America: Large crowds took to the streets of Brazil’s second largest metropolis Rio de Janerio and Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires.
Europe: The European Union stated it was “shocked and appalled” by the demise of Floyd, calling it “an abuse of energy” and warned towards additional extreme use of pressure. Hundreds protested throughout a number of European cities, together with Berlin, London and Amsterdam, defying coronavirus bans.
Africa: Sizable protests have been held in Nigeria and Kenya. The African Union issued a strongly worded assertion condemning the killing of Floyd. US embassies in Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zimbabwe additionally issued statements of concern over Floyd’s demise.
Center East: Lots of gathered in Tel Aviv, Haifa and East Jerusalem demanding “Justice for George” and “Justice for Eyad” an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man killed by Israeli police.
Asia-Pacific: Rallies have been held in a number of cities throughout Australia and New Zealand.
The map and record under present the places the place sizeable protests have occurred. Extra protests are deliberate all through the week in a number of cities worldwide.
Al Jazeera will replace this record as extra info turns into accessible (Up to date 7 June).
Cities (exterior the US) the place protests have been held:
Buenos Aires, Argentina; Yerevan, Armenia; Perth, Australia; Sydney, Australia; Adelaide, Australia; Brisbane, Australia; Cairns, Australia; Canberra, Australia; Townsville, Australia; Newcastle, Australia; Wyong, Australia; Vienna, Austria; Brussels, Belgium; Ghent, Belgium; Liege, Belgium; Hamilton, Bermuda; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Sofia, Bulgaria; Calgary, Canada; Fredericton, Canada; Halifax, Canada; Moncton, Canada; Montreal, Canada; Ottawa, Canada; Peterborough, Canada; Saskatoon, Canada; Toronto, Canada; Vancouver, Canada; Nicosia, Cyprus; Prague, Czech Republic; Copenhagen, Denmark; Aarhus, Denmark; Oulu, Finland; Helsinki, Finland; Bordeaux, France; Paris, France; Berlin, Germany; Munich, Germany; Bonn, Germany; Bremen, Germany; Cologne, Germany; Dusseldorf, Germany; Frankfurt, Germany; Gottingen, Germany; Jena, Germany; Osnabruck, Germany; Accra, Ghana; Athens, Greece; Thessaloniki, Greece; Reykjavík, Iceland; Kolkata, India; Mashhad, Iran; Dublin, Eire; Tel Aviv, Israel; Haifa, Israel; Milan, Italy; Rome, Italy; Verona, Italy; Kingston, Jamaica; Tokyo, Japan; Nairobi, Kenya; Pristina, Kosovo; Monrovia, Liberia; Vilnius, Lithuania; Mexico Metropolis, Mexico; Guadalajara, Mexico; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Groningen, Netherlands; The Hague, Netherlands; Auckland, New Zealand; Wellington, New Zealand; Christchurch, New Zealand; Dunedin, New Zealand; Tauranga, New Zealand; Abuja, Nigeria; Lagos, Nigeria; Bergen, Norway; Kristiansand, Norway; Oslo, Norway; Tromso, Norway; Karachi, Pakistan; East Jerusalem, Palestine; Quezon Metropolis, Philippines; Poznan, Poland; Warsaw, Poland; Lisbon, Portugal; Porto, Portugal; Coimbra, Portugal; Bratislava, Slovakia; Cape City, South Africa; Pretoria, South Africa; Pretoria, South Africa; Seoul, South Korea; Myeong-dong, South Korea; Barcelona, Spain; Girona, Spain; Zaragoza, Spain; Stockholm, Sweden; Umea, Sweden; Malmo, Sweden; Geneva, Switzerland; Zurich, Switzerland; Tunis, Tunisia; Istanbul, Turkey; Liverpool, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Manchester, United Kingdom; Derry, United Kingdom; Belfast, United Kingdom; Birmingham, United Kingdom; Birmingham, United Kingdom; Sheffield, United Kingdom; Bournemouth, United Kingdom; Portsmouth, United Kingdom; Brighton, United Kingdom; New Alresford, United Kingdom; Cardiff, Wales;
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