Solidarity protests were held with Black Lives Matter all week, and they only gained momentum in the past two days.
In London, The protesters used the movement not only to show solidarity but also to draw attention to racial injustice issues in their countries.
“I feel that what’s happening in the USA is sparking everywhere. And (racism) is happening here, I have experienced it,” a protester in London told CNN today.
Another protester said: “When you see that this is worldwide, you feel that part of yourself is dead.”
In Australia, Protests this week covered almost all major cities yesterday – Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and more.
Protesters here also draw attention to racism within the country, especially to the indigenous society, which has long been faced with discrimination, marginalization, mass imprisonment, and death in police custody.
The protests here came after a 17-year-old native boy was injured by a police officer in Sydney on Monday.
In Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended a Land Life Issue Rally in Ottawa on Saturday. He kneeled with the protesters for 8 minutes 46 seconds – the time the police officer had his knee on the neck of George Floyd.
A few participants thanked him for being there – but not everyone was very excited about his support, some the history of his black face.
Other protests in the world It took place in countries from Lebanon to South Korea to South Africa.