Thousands march in Europe in solidarity with U.S. protesters

“It makes me upset because there should be justice everywhere. A small protest in London on Saturday saw about a hundred people chant, “Stop killing us.”

Protesters gather during a ‘Black Lives Matter’ demonstration against the death in Minneapolis police custody of African-American man George Floyd, in front of the U.S. Keep it going. lockdown rules to stop the spread of the coronavirus, which forbid large gatherings. To the demonstrators in the United States, he said, “We stand by you. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab declined to comment on unrest in the United States, calling the footage of a police office with his knee on Floyd’s neck “very distressing.”Five demonstrators were arrested, according to the police: Three for violating coronavirus lockdown rules and two for assaulting officers. “We have fought for equality, and it’s not happening.”

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U.S. Thousands march in Europe in solidarity with U.S. We’re human beings at the end of the day, and we’re just not given a fair share, fair shot, or fair crack,” one protesters, who declined to give his name, told CBS News. We’re with you and we feel your pain,” she said.”What people don’t understand is that when you’re black, you’re under attack,” said Kieran Blackman, 28. protesters

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The demonstration was in violation of U.K. “It’s not COVID-19, it’s racism.”Further protests were planned for the coming week in London. 
First published on May 31, 2020 / 6:54 PM Four Minneapolis officers have been fired and one, Derek Chauvin, has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. Other European countries held protests in solidarity as well over the weekend, with demonstrators converging on the U.S. “We’re too far away to go there and help them, but this is us showing that we support them. George Floyd’s death prompts huge protest in London

“People are killing black people all over the world, not just in America. Keep it up. London — Thousands of people marched through London on Sunday to support demonstrations across the United States in response to the Minneapolis death of George Floyd. Black lives matter.””Racism is the real pandemic in the world,” Adjarhore said. We’re just asking to be heard,” Blackman said.Protests have erupted throughout the U.S., with some turning violent, over the death of Floyd, who was captured on video pleading for air as a police officer knelt on his neck while he was handcuffed. Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark May 31, 2020. 

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U.K. Starting at Trafalgar Square and moving through the city to the U.S. embassy in Denmark carrying signs bearing messages like, “Stop killing black people,” the Associated Press reported. 

In Germany, hundreds took to the streets carrying signs saying, “Who Do You Call When Police Murder?” and “Silence is Violence,” the AP reported. Embassy, British demonstrators chanted slogans including “I can’t breathe,” and “Black Lives Matter.”

“This is our respect to people in America who are suffering right now,” Paige Adjarhore, 18, told CBS News.