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The world demands justice for George Floyd: Thousands of protesters from Berlin to New Zealand

Added 06-01-20 01:36:03pm EST - “Thousands rallied outside the US embassies in London, Copenhagen and Berlin, chanting 'I can't breathe,' the words Floyd gasped as a white cop knelt on his neck in Minneapolis, Minnesota.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “World demands justice for George Floyd: Protests from Berlin to NZ”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Protests over the death of George Floyd have swept across the globe with demonstrations from Poland to New Zealand in solidarity with US demonstrators caught up in violent riots.

Thousands rallied outside the US embassies in London, Copenhagen and Berlin, chanting 'I can't breathe,' the words Floyd gasped as a white police officer knelt on his neck in Minneapolis, Minnesota, last Monday.

They defied coronavirus lockdown and social distancing rules in Dublin, Ireland; Toronto, Canada; Cardiff, Wales; and in Milan, Italy; to protest the latest African-American death in police custody in the States. 

Candles were lit in Krakow, Poland, and also in Mashhad, Iran, where leaders have cynically criticised Donald Trump's 'racism' and tweeted their support for #BlackLivesMatter.

In Germany's Bundesliga - Europe's first top flight soccer league to get back into action amid the pandemic - players wrote messages under their shirts and, inspired by the NFL, 'took a knee.'

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