The pain and anger following George Floyd’s death reached far beyond US’ borders, as supporters of the “Black Lives Matter” movement have been taking it to the streets all across Europe. Thousands gathered in Spain, UK and France not only to support their Americans counterparts but also to denounce police brutality in each country.
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In This Story: George Floyd
George Floyd was an African-American man who died on 25th May 2020 in Powderhorn, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, following police arrest. Video recording by a witness, showing Floyd repeating “Please”, “I can’t breathe”, and “Don’t kill me”, was widely circulated on social media platforms and broadcast by media. The incident led to widespread protests across the United States.