Thousands around the world protest George Floyd’s death in global display of solidarity (Photos)

Protesters have marched in the US for six consecutive nights over the death of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer. Their anger over the killing of the unarmed black man has now spread worldwide.

Over the weekend demonstrators gathered in London, Berlin and Auckland, among other cities, to protest against police brutality in solidarity with the US crowds.

Britain

In London, protesters rallied in Trafalgar Square on Sunday morning, in defiance of Britain’s lockdown rules which prohibit large gatherings.

Some participants marched to the US embassy in the capital’s Nine Elms area.

People hold placards as they join a spontaneous Black Lives Matter march at Trafalgar Square to protest the death of George Floyd in London, England on May 31.

Germany

Crowds gathered in Berlin in front of the US embassy on Saturday and Sunday. Participants wore face masks and carried signs declaring “Black lives matter” and “Justice can’t wait”.

BERLIN, GERMANY – MAY 31: People attend a protest rally against racism in front of the Brandenburg Gate following the recent death of George Floyd in the USA on May 31, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. The death of Floyd, an African-American man, at the hands of police in Minneapolis has struck a cord with many people of color who live in Germany. Demonstrators gathered in Kreuzberg district and in front of the American Embassy in Berlin yesterday and today. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

People attend a protest rally against racism in front of the Brandenburg Gate following the recent death of George Floyd in the USA on May 31, 2020 in Berlin, Germany.

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Denmark

Chants of “no justice, no peace” were heard In the streets of Copenhagen on Sunday, as protesters marched over Floyd’s death. Some rallied outside the Danish capital’s US embassy.

People protest during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in front of the US Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark, on May 31, 2020, to express their feelings in regard to the death of 46 year old George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died during his arrest in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020. (Photo by Ida Guldbaek Arentsen / Ritzau Scanpix / AFP) / Denmark OUT (Photo by IDA GULDBAEK ARENTSEN/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP via Getty Images)

People protest during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in front of the US Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark, on May 31, 2020.

Italy

In Milan, crowds held a flashmob near the city’s US consulate on Thursday.

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Flash mob under the American consulate in Milan to protest the death of George Floyd, the African-American man killed suffocated by a policeman in Minneapolis during a police arrest. Revolts are breaking out in America and around the world to protest against racism in law enforcement
Protest against the death of George Floyd, Milan, Italy – 28 May 2020

Flash mob under the American consulate in Milan on 28 May 2020 to protest the death of George Floyd.

New Zealand

Protests over Floyd’s killing were held in multiple locations across New Zealand on Monday. Thousands held demonstrations and vigils in places including Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – JUNE 01: Protestors march down Queen Street on June 01, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand. The rally was organised in solidarity with protests across the United States following the killing of an unarmed black man George Floyd at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Protestors march down Queen Street on June 01, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Canada

Several protests were also held in Canada during the weekend, as crowds rallied against alleged police brutality.

On Saturday, demonstrators in Toronto chanted slogans associated with the Back Lives Matter movement.

Protesters chanting slogans during a rally to protest the police involved deaths in North America, in Toronto, Canada, on May 30, 2020. George Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. (Photo by Arindam Shivaani/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Protesters chanting slogans during a rally in Toronto, Canada, on May 30, 2020.

And on Sunday, thousands gathered in Vancouver in a show of solidarity with US protesters.

Thousands of people gather for a peaceful demonstration in support of George Floyd and Regis Korchinski-Paquet and protest against racism, injustice and police brutality, in Vancouver, on Sunday, May 31, 2020. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Thousands of people gather for a peaceful demonstration to protest against racism in Vancouver, on Sunday, May 31, 2020.

Further international demonstrations are expected in the coming days, as unrest in the US continues over Floyd’s death.

At least three rallies have been planned in multiple Australian cities. One is scheduled in Sydney on Tuesday, one for Brisbane on Saturday and one for Melbourne on Saturday,

Thousands have marked themselves as attending in each of the protests’ Facebook event pages.

(CNN)

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