12 June 2024
The wave of protests in the US spread around the world 1

The wave of protests in the US spread around the world 1

(Dan Tri) - People in many cities around the world have taken to the streets to protest to express their protest against the death of a black citizen who was pinned to death by US police last week.

(Dan Tri) – People in many cities around the world have taken to the streets to protest to express their protest against the death of a black citizen who was pinned to death by US police last week.

The wave of protests supporting black Americans spread to Europe

Crowd protesting in Times Square in New York, USA.

George Floyd, an unarmed black man, died on May 25 in Minneapolis, USA after being held on his head by a white police officer for 9 minutes, despite Floyd repeatedly calling out that he could not.

In the UK, thousands of protesters took to the streets of London on May 31, chanting the slogan: `No equality!

The wave of protests in the US spread around the world

Activists protest on the streets of London, England while holding signs demanding justice for George Floyd.

On the same day, many protesters gathered outside the US embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark, while hundreds of people also gathered in Berlin, Germany for the second consecutive day of protests.

Protesters in Germany also flocked to the Berlin Wall area, drawing a portrait of George Floyd with the words `I can’t breathe.`

The wave of protests in the US spread around the world

Protesters protest against racism in Berlin, Germany on May 31.

Today, June 1, at least four protests took place in New Zealand, of which many people knelt collectively in Auckland city.

The wave of protests in the US spread around the world

Protesters protest the death of George Floyd in Auckland, New Zealand.

About 500 people also gathered in Christchurch and the parliament building in the capital Wellington, praying for Americans who died from racism.

In Australia, a protest scheduled to take place on the afternoon of June 2 in Sydney city was canceled.

The wave of protests in the US spread to New Zealand

Activists around the world are calling for continued protests to protest racism after the death of a black man in the US.

Head of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat said Floyd’s death `reaffirms the African Union’s opposition to continued acts of racism against black citizens in the United States.`

There is currently no official reaction from the Japanese people to the incident in the US.

The wave of protests in the US spread around the world

Protesters protest against police use of force in Tokyo, Japan.

About 200 foreign and Japanese protesters expressed protest against Floyd’s death, and accused the police of racism and using unnecessary force against people.

The incident involving a black man in the US has led to mass protests in at least 140 cities in the US, turning many areas into `war zones`.

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According to Guardian, AFP

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