Images: Protests for George Floyd, Black Lives Matter around the world

 
Associated Press
Updated 6/7/2020 12:05 AM

Tens of thousands of people gathered Saturday in cities far from the United States to express anger over the death of George Floyd, a sign that the Black Lives Matter movement against police brutality is resonating with wider calls to address racism from Australia to Europe.

Even after a week of the most significant protests the U.S. has seen in a generation, Saturday's crowds stood out.

The showing on the streets came the same day Floyd was honored at a memorial in his home state of North Carolina, where people lined up for hours to see his gold casket.

Tiana Day marches with others on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Saturday, June 6, 2020, at a protest in response to the death of George Floyd. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.
Tiana Day marches with others on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Saturday, June 6, 2020, at a protest in response to the death of George Floyd. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
Demonstration organizers speak to the crowd during a protest, Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Simi Valley, Calif. over the death of George Floyd. Protests continue throughout the country over the death of Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.
Demonstration organizers speak to the crowd during a protest, Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Simi Valley, Calif. over the death of George Floyd. Protests continue throughout the country over the death of Floyd, a black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.
AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill
Demonstration co-organizer Alyssa Brown chokes up as she speaks during a protest, Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Simi Valley, Calif., over the death of George Floyd. Floyd died after he was restrained in police custody on Memorial Day in Minneapolis.
Demonstration co-organizer Alyssa Brown chokes up as she speaks during a protest, Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Simi Valley, Calif., over the death of George Floyd. Floyd died after he was restrained in police custody on Memorial Day in Minneapolis.
AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill
People march to the Mishawaka Police Department during a protest over racial injustice and the deaths of black citizens at the hands of police on Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Mishawaka, Ind. The death of George Floyd at the hands of police last month in Minneapolis has sparked nationwide protests for police reform.
People march to the Mishawaka Police Department during a protest over racial injustice and the deaths of black citizens at the hands of police on Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Mishawaka, Ind. The death of George Floyd at the hands of police last month in Minneapolis has sparked nationwide protests for police reform.
Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP
With a speaker held aloft to reach the back of the crowd, Edwin Lindo, center, addresses protesters gathered outside Harborview Medical Center and kneeling to honor George Floyd in Seattle, Saturday, June 6, 2020. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.
With a speaker held aloft to reach the back of the crowd, Edwin Lindo, center, addresses protesters gathered outside Harborview Medical Center and kneeling to honor George Floyd in Seattle, Saturday, June 6, 2020. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.
Alan Berner/The Seattle Times via AP
A demonstrator cheers during the Chicago March for Justice in honor of George Floyd in Chicago, Saturday, June 6, 2020. Demonstrators who gathered at Union Park marched through the city's West Side on Saturday afternoon, as the city prepared for another weekend of rallies.
A demonstrator cheers during the Chicago March for Justice in honor of George Floyd in Chicago, Saturday, June 6, 2020. Demonstrators who gathered at Union Park marched through the city's West Side on Saturday afternoon, as the city prepared for another weekend of rallies.
AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh
Demonstrators march for Justice in honor of George Floyd on Ashland Avenue Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Chicago. Demonstrators who gathered at Union Park marched through the city's West Side on Saturday afternoon, as the city prepared for another weekend of rallies.
Demonstrators march for Justice in honor of George Floyd on Ashland Avenue Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Chicago. Demonstrators who gathered at Union Park marched through the city's West Side on Saturday afternoon, as the city prepared for another weekend of rallies.
AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh
Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo, fourth from left, and some of his teammates during a march protesting racial injustice Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Milwaukee, Wis. The death of George Floyd at the hands of police last month in Minneapolis has sparked nationwide protests for police reform.
Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo, fourth from left, and some of his teammates during a march protesting racial injustice Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Milwaukee, Wis. The death of George Floyd at the hands of police last month in Minneapolis has sparked nationwide protests for police reform.
Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via AP
Demonstrators protest Saturday, June 6, 2020, near the White House in Washington, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day.
Demonstrators protest Saturday, June 6, 2020, near the White House in Washington, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day.
AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo
Activists move along 7th Ave. Saturday, June 6, 2020, in New York, during a protest over the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after being restrained by police in Minneapolis.
Activists move along 7th Ave. Saturday, June 6, 2020, in New York, during a protest over the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after being restrained by police in Minneapolis.
AP Photo/Craig Ruttle
Protesters and activists walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, Saturday, June 6, 2020, in New York. Protests continued Saturday following the death of George Floyd who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.
Protesters and activists walk across the Brooklyn Bridge, Saturday, June 6, 2020, in New York. Protests continued Saturday following the death of George Floyd who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.
AP Photo/Craig Ruttle
Protesters gather along the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum and Eakins Oval during a protest, Saturday, June 6, 2020 in Philadelphia over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.
Protesters gather along the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum and Eakins Oval during a protest, Saturday, June 6, 2020 in Philadelphia over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.
Tyger Williams/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP
Protesters hold hands in Marseille, southern France, Saturday, June 6, 2020. Protesters marched against the death of George Floyd, who died after he was restrained by police officers May 25 in Minneapolis, that has led to global protests. Further protests are planned over the weekend in European cities, some defying restrictions imposed by authorities due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Protesters hold hands in Marseille, southern France, Saturday, June 6, 2020. Protesters marched against the death of George Floyd, who died after he was restrained by police officers May 25 in Minneapolis, that has led to global protests. Further protests are planned over the weekend in European cities, some defying restrictions imposed by authorities due to the coronavirus pandemic.
AP Photo/Daniel Cole
People kneel in silence during a protest against police brutality, Saturday, June 6, 2020, at the University of Massachusetts in Boston.
People kneel in silence during a protest against police brutality, Saturday, June 6, 2020, at the University of Massachusetts in Boston.
AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
A woman gestures after climbing on the Abraham Lincoln statue in Parliament Square during a Black Lives Matter rally in Parliament Square in London, Saturday, June 6, 2020, as people protest against the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis, USA. Floyd, a black man, died after he was restrained by Minneapolis police while in custody on May 25 in Minnesota.
A woman gestures after climbing on the Abraham Lincoln statue in Parliament Square during a Black Lives Matter rally in Parliament Square in London, Saturday, June 6, 2020, as people protest against the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis, USA. Floyd, a black man, died after he was restrained by Minneapolis police while in custody on May 25 in Minnesota.
AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali
Hundreds of protesters march through downtown Jackson, Miss., in response to the recent death of George Floyd and to highlight police brutality nationwide including Mississippi, Saturday, June 6, 2020. The Mississippi branch of Black Lives Matter held the rally and march and also encouraged the almost 1,000 participants to push leaders to seek long term solutions to issues plaguing the African American community.
Hundreds of protesters march through downtown Jackson, Miss., in response to the recent death of George Floyd and to highlight police brutality nationwide including Mississippi, Saturday, June 6, 2020. The Mississippi branch of Black Lives Matter held the rally and march and also encouraged the almost 1,000 participants to push leaders to seek long term solutions to issues plaguing the African American community.
AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis
Street artist Jorit poses next to his last work, a mural honoring George Floyd, who died May 25 after being restrained by police in Minneapolis, USA, depicting from left, Lenin, Martin Luther King, George Floyd, Malcom X and Angela Davis, in Naples, southern Italy, Saturday, June 6, 2020.
Street artist Jorit poses next to his last work, a mural honoring George Floyd, who died May 25 after being restrained by police in Minneapolis, USA, depicting from left, Lenin, Martin Luther King, George Floyd, Malcom X and Angela Davis, in Naples, southern Italy, Saturday, June 6, 2020.
Alessandro Pone/LaPresse via AP
People hold placards during a Black Lives Matter rally in Parliament Square in London, Saturday, June 6, 2020, as people protest against the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis, USA. Floyd, a black man, died after he was restrained by Minneapolis police while in custody on May 25 in Minnesota.
People hold placards during a Black Lives Matter rally in Parliament Square in London, Saturday, June 6, 2020, as people protest against the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis, USA. Floyd, a black man, died after he was restrained by Minneapolis police while in custody on May 25 in Minnesota.
AP Photo/Frank Augstein
Demonstrators gather for a protest against racism and police violence in Lisbon, Saturday, June 6, 2020. The demonstration was called by several anti-racism and anti-fascism organizations in the wake of the recent killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis, USA, that has led to protests in many countries and across the US.
Demonstrators gather for a protest against racism and police violence in Lisbon, Saturday, June 6, 2020. The demonstration was called by several anti-racism and anti-fascism organizations in the wake of the recent killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis, USA, that has led to protests in many countries and across the US.
AP Photo/Armando Franca
Protesters react to tear gas fired by French riot police in Marseille, southern France, Saturday, June 6, 2020, during a protest against the recent death of George Floyd. Floyd, a black man, died after he was restrained by police officers May 25 in Minneapolis, that has led to protests in many countries and across the U.S. Further protests are planned over the weekend in European cities, some defying restrictions imposed by authorities due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Protesters react to tear gas fired by French riot police in Marseille, southern France, Saturday, June 6, 2020, during a protest against the recent death of George Floyd. Floyd, a black man, died after he was restrained by police officers May 25 in Minneapolis, that has led to protests in many countries and across the U.S. Further protests are planned over the weekend in European cities, some defying restrictions imposed by authorities due to the coronavirus pandemic.
AP Photo/Daniel Cole
A demonstrator holds a placard on Champs de Mars as the Eiffel Tower is seen in the background in Paris, Saturday, June 6, 2020, during a protest against the recent killing of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis, after being restrained by police officers on May 25, 2020. Further protests are planned over the weekend in European cities, some defying restrictions imposed by authorities because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A demonstrator holds a placard on Champs de Mars as the Eiffel Tower is seen in the background in Paris, Saturday, June 6, 2020, during a protest against the recent killing of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis, after being restrained by police officers on May 25, 2020. Further protests are planned over the weekend in European cities, some defying restrictions imposed by authorities because of the coronavirus pandemic.
AP Photo/Francois Mori
Protesters hold placards at a demonstration against the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis held in front of the African Renaissance Monument in Dakar, Senegal Saturday, June 6, 2020. His death has led to Black Lives Matter protests in many countries and across the US. Placard in center in French reads "Too much is too much."
Protesters hold placards at a demonstration against the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis held in front of the African Renaissance Monument in Dakar, Senegal Saturday, June 6, 2020. His death has led to Black Lives Matter protests in many countries and across the US. Placard in center in French reads "Too much is too much."
AP Photo/Sylvain Cherkaoui
People kneel to protest during a solidarity rally for the death of George Floyd in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, June 6, 2020. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.
People kneel to protest during a solidarity rally for the death of George Floyd in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, June 6, 2020. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25.
AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon
A protester holds a sign as thousands gather at Town Hall in Sydney, Saturday, June 6, 2020, to support the cause of U.S. protests over the death of George Floyd. Black Lives Matter protests across Australia proceeded mostly peacefully as thousands of demonstrators in state capitals honored the memory of Floyd and protested the deaths of indigenous Australians in custody.
A protester holds a sign as thousands gather at Town Hall in Sydney, Saturday, June 6, 2020, to support the cause of U.S. protests over the death of George Floyd. Black Lives Matter protests across Australia proceeded mostly peacefully as thousands of demonstrators in state capitals honored the memory of Floyd and protested the deaths of indigenous Australians in custody.
AP Photo/Rick Rycroft
Anti-racism demonstrators take a knee in front of Toronto City Hall during a march on Saturday, June 6, 2020, protesting the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after being restrained by police in Minneapolis.
Anti-racism demonstrators take a knee in front of Toronto City Hall during a march on Saturday, June 6, 2020, protesting the death of George Floyd, who died May 25 after being restrained by police in Minneapolis.
Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP
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