Solidarity demonstrations over George Floyd’s death spread around the world

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The crisis in the US has also led to global anger towards racial discrimination and police abuse. As the calls for justice continue to grow across the World, thousands marched towards the US embassy in London, despite Covid-19 lockdown measures, while footballers in Berlin made gestures of support during matches on Sunday. In New Zealand, demonstrations and vigils were held.

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