Thousands of anti-racist protesters gathered in Paris and London on Saturday to denounce police violence, as a wave of anger continued to sweep the world following the murder of George Floyd by US police.

Iran PressEurope: Despite police restrictions, people in Paris and London took to the streets to protest against anti-racism. 

Hundreds of citizens of the French capital "Paris" protested on Saturday against the police violence, the continuation of racial discrimination against blacks and the protest against the murder of 'George Floyd', a black American citizen by the excessive force of the police.

Protests against police violence and racial injustice in France had erupted before the assassination of Adama Traore, a black French citizen.

Many French citizens consider the murder of this person similar to the murder of George Floyd. 

French police have banned any pre-planned protests against the murder of 'George Floyd' in order to prevent the outbreak of coronavirus. 

Anti-racism protests in London and Paris

In the UK, Londoners also took to the streets in protest of anti-racist protests, despite warnings and police restrictions.

Reports show; extremist right-wing racist groups attacked protesters in today's demonstration in London.

Violent action by white police in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the murder of black American citizen George Floyd have sparked anti-racist protests around the world.

The demonstrations in the US and across the world are the result of anger over the death of an African-American man, George Floyd, who was killed by a white police officer while being arrested.

Floyd's neck and chest were pressed to the ground by policemen for nearly nine minutes, despite the victim's pleas that he could not breathe.


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