George Floyd died after a police officer kneeling on his neck for almost nine minutes during his arrest in Minneapolis despite him warning that he could not breathe. He has been allegedly using a fake $20 note in a shop.
His death triggered Black Lives Matter marches and protests everywhere in the world. In London, a mass demonstration drew thousands to the capital split between Trafalgar Square, Parliament Square and at the US Embassy.
Protesters demanded justice and showed their support for Americans angry about violence suffered by black people at the hands of police in the US. Whit the chorus “no justice, no peace!” and waved placards saying “How many more?” referring to the list of black Americans who have died after bumped into the police.