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In Stockholm was held to protest against police violence in the United States

Several thousand people in the centre of Stockholm took part in a protest against police violence in the United States, were recorded clashes of protesters with the police.

The main action took place between 18.00 and 20.00 local time at the Central square proud Sergelstorg. After that, the protesters split into groups and went to different parts of the city. According to the newspaper Aftonbladet, the protesters staged a skirmish with the police at the metro station "T-Central", the guards used pepper spray.

In addition, a small group of protesters tried to break through to the building of the Royal Palace, but were stopped by mounted police. At the moment, the detainees are not reported.

Riots erupted in Minneapolis and several other cities in the U.S. a week ago after the death of the African-American George Floyd at the hands of the police. In the Internet appeared the video, which show that the police put the handcuffs Floyd, knocked him down and piled on top of him, the three of us, and one of them stepped on his knee on the neck. Floyd on video several times says that he can not breathe, then fades. He died in intensive care. After the riots, fired four police officers and one of them was accused of murder by negligence.

A few days protests were held in other countries.