How People from Around the World Are Protesting in Support of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

The death of George Floyd is now sparking international outrage.
by | June 02, 2020

The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota has sparked outrage all over the world. Floyd was killed when the police officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on Mr. Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes while he was pinned on the floor. Footage taken on the scene showed how Floyd begged for his life, saying that he couldn’t breathe. Officer Derek Chauvin was charged with first-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

George Floyd’s death sparked protests protests in Minneapolis, Detroit, New York, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Las Vegas, and other cities in the US. The hashtag #BlackLivesMatter has also been trending worldwide since the news broke out, and people all over the world are showing up in solidarity. Here are just some of them.


Tokyo, Japan

London, UK

Montreal, Canada

Berlin, Germany

Auckland, New Zealand


Binnish, Syria


Have you seen other #BlackLivesMatter protests around the world? Tell us about them in the comments below.

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