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PICTURES: Protests across the US over George Floyd's death

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Added 31st May 2020 09:01 PM

US citizen George Floyd, who died on May 25 after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes, has become a fresh symbol of police brutality against blacks.

PICTURES: Protests across the US over George Floyd's death

Flowers, signs and balloons are left near a makeshift memorial to George Floyd near the spot where he died while in custody of the Minneapolis police, on May 29, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. - Demonstrations are being held across the US after George Floyd died in police custody on May 25. (Photo by Kerem Yucel / AFP)

US citizen George Floyd, who died on May 25 after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes, has become a fresh symbol of police brutality against blacks.

GEORGE FLOYD US PROTESTS

Violent protests erupted across the United States late on May 29 over the death of a handcuffed black man in police custody, with murder charges laid against the arresting Minneapolis officer failing to quell seething anger.

US citizen George Floyd, who died on May 25 after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes, has become a fresh symbol of police brutality against blacks.

 

 emonstrators smash a police vehicle in the airfax istrict as they protest the death of eorge loyd  in os ngeles alifornia on ay 30 2020  emonstrations are being held across the  after eorge loyd died in police custody on ay 25 hoto by ark   Demonstrators smash a police vehicle in the Fairfax District as they protest the death of George Floyd, in Los Angeles, California on May 30, 2020. - Demonstrations are being held across the US after George Floyd died in police custody on May 25. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP)
 
  sign displaying the message e ant reathe is held out of a car window as demonstrators make their way towards the  mbassy in central ondon on ay 31 2020 to protest the death of eorge loyd hoto by    A sign displaying the message "We Can't Breathe" is held out of a car window as demonstrators make their way towards the US Embassy in central London on May 31, 2020 to protest the death of George Floyd. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

 

  woman takes a selfie picture posing next to a street poster artwork by talian urban artist alvatore enintende aka  depicting eorge loyd with angel wings and holding a stop traffic sign against racism in a street of arcelona on ay 31 2020 hoto by    A woman takes a selfie picture posing next to a street poster artwork by Italian urban artist Salvatore Benintende aka "TVBOY" depicting George Floyd with angel wings and holding a stop traffic sign against racism, in a street of Barcelona on May 31, 2020. (Photo by PAU BARRENA / AFP)

 

 emonstrators hold up their signs by apitol ill ay 30 2020 in ashington  during a protest over the death of eorge loyd an unarmed black man who died after a police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes hoto by ose uis agana  Demonstrators hold up their signs by Capitol Hill, May 30, 2020 in Washington D.C., during a protest over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, who died after a police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes. (Photo by Jose Luis Magana / AFP)

 

olice officers kneel during a rally in oral ables lorida on ay 30 2020 in response to the recent death of eorge loyd an unarmed black man who died while being arrested and pinned to the ground by a inneapolis police officer hoto by va arie   Police officers kneel during a rally in Coral Gables, Florida on May 30, 2020 in response to the recent death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while being arrested and pinned to the ground by a Minneapolis police officer. (Photo by Eva Marie UZCATEGUI / AFP)

 

  protestor holds a sign with the name of victims of police brutality during a rally in oral ables lorida on ay 30 2020 in response to the recent death of eorge loyd an unarmed black man who died while while being arrested and pinned to the ground by the knee of a inneapolis police officer hoto by va arie   A protestor holds a sign with the name of victims of police brutality during a rally in Coral Gables, Florida on May 30, 2020 in response to the recent death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while while being arrested and pinned to the ground by the knee of a Minneapolis police officer. (Photo by Eva Marie UZCATEGUI / AFP)

 

  firecracker thrown by protesters explodes under police one block from the hite ouse on ay 30 2020 in ashington  during a protest over the death of eorge loyd an unarmed black man who died after a inneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes  hoto by    A firecracker thrown by protesters explodes under police one block from the White House on May 30, 2020 in Washington DC, during a protest over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, who died after a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes. - (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP)

 

  protester kicks a stone into a burning building set on fire during a demonstration in inneapolis innesota on ay 29 2020 over the death of eorge loyd a black man who died after a white policeman kneeled on his neck for several minutes hoto by handan   A protester kicks a stone into a burning building set on fire during a demonstration in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 29, 2020, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white policeman kneeled on his neck for several minutes. (Photo by Chandan KHANNA / AFP)

 

  protester reacts standing in front of a burning building set on fire during a demonstration in inneapolis innesota on ay 29 2020 over the death of eorge loyd a black man who died after a white policeman kneeled on his neck for several minutes hoto by handan    A protester reacts standing in front of a burning building set on fire during a demonstration in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 29, 2020, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white policeman kneeled on his neck for several minutes. (Photo by Chandan KHANNA / AFP)

 

olice use tear gas to disperse protesters during a demonstration in inneapolis innesota on ay 29 2020 over the death of eorge loyd a black man who died after a white policeman kneeled on his neck for several minutes  hoto by handan    Police use tear gas to disperse protesters during a demonstration in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on May 29, 2020, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white policeman kneeled on his neck for several minutes. (Photo by Chandan KHANNA / AFP)-

 

  man walks past a liquor store in flames near the hird olice recinct on ay 28 2020 in inneapolis innesota during a protest over the death of eorge loyd an unarmed black man who died after a police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes   police precinct in innesota went up in flames late on ay 28 in a third day of demonstrations as the socalled win ities of inneapolis and t aul seethed over the shocking police killing of a handcuffed black man he precinct which police had abandoned burned after a group of protesters pushed through barriers around the building breaking windows and chanting slogans  much larger crowd demonstrated as the building went up in flames hoto by erem ucel  A man walks past a liquor store in flames near the Third Police Precinct on May 28, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during a protest over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, who died after a police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes. (Photo by Kerem Yucel / AFP)

 

 rotesters face off with police outside the hite ouse in ashington  early on ay 30 2020 during a demonstration over the death of eorge loyd a black man who died after a white policeman knelt on his neck for several minutes hoto by ric    Protesters face off with police outside the White House in Washington, DC, early on May 30, 2020 during a demonstration over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white policeman knelt on his neck for several minutes. (Photo by Eric BARADAT / AFP)
 
  officers arrest protestors during a lack ives atter demonstration on ay 28 2020 in ew ork ity in outrage over the death of a black man in innesota who died after a white policeman kneeled on his neck for several minutes NYPD officers arrest protestors during a "Black Lives Matter" demonstration on May 28, 2020 in New York City, in outrage over the death of a black man in Minnesota who died after a white policeman kneeled on his neck for several minutes.

 

  officers arrest a protestor during a lack ives atter demonstration on ay 28 2020 in ew ork ity in outrage over the death of a black man in innesota who died after a white policeman kneeled on his neck for several minutes NYPD officers arrest a protestor during a "Black Lives Matter" demonstration on May 28, 2020 in New York City, in outrage over the death of a black man in Minnesota who died after a white policeman kneeled on his neck for several minutes

 

  torn and burnt upside down merican flag hangs as protesters march through the streets of etroit ichigan for a second night ay 302020 protesting the killing of eorge loyd who was killed by a white officer who held his knee on his neck for several minutes during an arrest in inneapolis on onday hoto by    A torn and burnt upside down American flag hangs, as protesters march through the streets of Detroit, Michigan for a second night May 30,2020, protesting the killing of George Floyd who was killed by a white officer who held his knee on his neck for several minutes during an arrest in Minneapolis on Monday. (Photo by SETH HERALD / AFP)

 

 

 

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