Here Are Pictures & Videos From Worldwide Rallies in Solidarity With American Protesters

From Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany and more—activists around the world showed up for Black lives this weekend in solidarity with American protesters

While thousands of people protested all across the United States against police brutality after the death of George Floyd—an unarmed Black man who was killed by officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis on May 25—nations around the globe also showed up to declare their solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement these last few days. Here are some of the most arresting scenes from the demonstrations that took place this past weekend.


In Toronto, thousands gathered on May 30 to protest against anti-Black racism and demand answers for the death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet, a 29-year-old Black woman who fell from her balcony while police were present in her home.

Protesters also marched in downtown Montreal on May 31 until the police ordered everyone to leave immediately.

In Vancouver, about a thousand people also rallied in front of the Vancouver Art Museum.

In Calgary, a rally took place at Fish Creek Provincial Park on May 31, at River Walk Plaza on June 1, at 10th Street Bridge in Kensington on June 3, and another one is expected on June 6 outside Calgary City Hall.

In Ottawa, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participated in a peaceful anti-racism demonstration on June 5 at Parliament Hill.

United Kingdom

People gathered in Central London on May 31, chanting “Black Lives Matter!” and “No justice! No peace!” at Trafalgar Square. Some demonstrators also went to the U.S. Embassy, and some marched on Downing Street.


Rallies in front of the U.S. Embassy and Brandenburg Gate in Berlin took place on May 30 and 31.

New Zealand

Thousands of New Zealanders rallied in Auckland on Monday, June 1.


Demonstrators in Copenhagen rallied in front of the U.S. Embassy on Sunday, May 31.


People held a candlelight vigil to honour George Floyd in Mashhad on May 30.


A protest in Ireland also took place in front of the U.S. Embassy in Dublin on June 1.


In Amsterdam, a peaceful protest took place at Dam Square on June 2.


In France, thousands of people rallied even though authorities have banned protests on June 2.