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Hundreds join London protest against George Floyd death

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Hundreds join London protest against George Floyd death

Hundreds join London protest against George Floyd death

Hundreds of people have gathered in Trafalgar Square to protest against the death of a black man restrained by police in America.

The Black Lives Matter demonstration on Sunday was organised after George Floyd died when a white officer held him down by pressing a knee into his neck last Monday in Minneapolis.

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Hacked 'BlueLeaks' Docs Show Cops Were Tracking George Floyd Protesters [Video]

Hacked 'BlueLeaks' Docs Show Cops Were Tracking George Floyd Protesters

Law enforcement has kept tabs on demonstrators since anti-police-brutality protests first broke out after the death of George Floyd. According to Business Insider, leaked documents reveal police exchanged protesters' Twitter handles. They also monitored protest plans in private Slack and Telegram channels, and kept lists of people who responded to protest events on Facebook. Records also show law enforcement focusing heavily on perceived threats against officers' lives posted to social media.

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Al Sharpton Shares That Obama Has Called George Floyd's Family [Video]

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Former President Barack Obama has brought "solace" to George Floyd's family. Obama and Floyd's family had an emotional 25-minute phone call recently, reports Business Insider. Al Sharpton spoke with the New York Times, revealing some of the finer details. "I want you to have hope. I want you to know that Michelle and I will do anything you want me to do." Obama The call shows how powerful Obama's role remains in American public life.

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9 things to make Black Lives Matter in our public schools

George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and now Rayshard Brooks — all Black people whose lives and purposes were snuffed out by White Supremacy. These four slain..
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Derek Chauvin, three other ex-Minneapolis Police officers charged in George Floyd death expected in court Monday

The court session in Minneapolis comes more than one month after George Floyd died when Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes.

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First pints sipped as pubs in England reopen [Video]

First pints sipped as pubs in England reopen

Regulars have returned for much-anticipated drinks at the Toll Gate Wetherspoons pub in Turnpike Lane, north London, after lockdown restrictions were relaxed. Couples can get married and hairdressers have been allowed to welcome customers, alongside restaurants, bars and cinemas on so-called Super Saturday, which has seen the biggest relaxation of rules yet.

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The Nazis Took Down the Statue of Napoleon’s Great Black General

The bitterly divisive spectacle staged by President Trump in front of Mount Rushmore on Friday was powerful proof once again that icons of past heroes are social..
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Cracks in the Trump-Europe relationship are turning into a chasm

London (CNN)For more than 70 years, the transatlantic alliance has served as the unshakable foundation of European stability and underpinned the values of the..
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White City: Police officers hurt breaking up illegal music event

Bricks and other missiles were thrown as officers tried to disperse the gathering in west London.
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Trafalgar Square Trafalgar Square Public space and tourist attraction in central London

Black Lives Matter organisers urge protesters to 'stay calm' [Video]

Black Lives Matter organisers urge protesters to 'stay calm'

People participate in a Black Lives Matter protest rally in London, marching from Hyde Park to Trafalgar Square.

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'Take a knee' protest held in Trafalgar Square [Video]

'Take a knee' protest held in Trafalgar Square

Protesters held a 'take a knee' demonstration this afternoon in Trafalgar Square in support of the Black Lives Matter campaign. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Black Lives Matter protesters take a knee in Trafalgar Square [Video]

Black Lives Matter protesters take a knee in Trafalgar Square

People take part in a kneeling protest for Black Lives Matter in Trafalgar Square, London, in memory of George Floyd, who was killed on May 25 while in police custody in the US city of Minneapolis.

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George Floyd protests reach London and Berlin [Video]

George Floyd protests reach London and Berlin

Hundreds rallied in London and Berlin on Sunday (May 31) in solidarity with U.S. protests over the death of George Floyd.

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Black Lives Matter protesters in Australia call for anti-racism education, action on deaths in custody

Protesters say they will continue holding demonstrations "until there is justice".
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'We're sick of being swept under the rug': One young woman’s fight to see justice for her uncle

It's been almost 40 years since her uncle's death, but Kyah Patten hopes the Black Lives Matter movement will help to bring about real change in seeking justice.
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Church pastor suspended after calling Black Lives Matter organizers 'maggots'

The diocese in Lafayette, Indiana, has suspended a priest from public ministry after calling Black Lives Matter organizers "maggots and parasites"

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They overcame police dogs and beatings: Civil rights activists from 1960s cheer on Black Lives Matter protesters leading new fight

Civil rights veterans are praising today's young protesters for continuing the fight against police brutality, injustice and discrimination.

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Police Clear 'Lawless' Seattle Zone [Video]

Police Clear 'Lawless' Seattle Zone

Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) area was taken over by protesters after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Cops were kept out of the area. The mayor of Seattle, Jenny Durkan, said the area would bring another "summer of love." Instead, there were noise complaints, rampant drug use.... .....lootings, rapes, assaults, property damage, public sex.... ....public bathroom violations, shootings, and a string of brutal murders.....

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Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US inaugurated again after being vandalised during protest [Video]

Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US inaugurated again after being vandalised during protest

The statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Washington DC in USA, where it was vandalised during 'Black Lives Matter' protest was restored to its old glory and inaugurated again in Washington DC. The inauguration was done by U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun and Ambassador of India to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu. The statue, which is across the road from the Indian Embassy, was vandalised with graffiti and spray painting in June during nationwide protests against the custodial killing of African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.

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Police Are Clearing Seattle’s Protest ‘Autonomous Zone’

The so-called Capitol Hill Organized Protest area was taken over by protesters after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. It was the site of at least four..
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