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The protest at the U.S. Embassy in Vienna has collected about three thousand people

Protest at the U.S. Embassy in Vienna against police violence motivated by racism on Friday attracted about three thousand participants, have informed RIA of news in the Metropolitan police.

Mass action Black lives matter in the memory of the African-American George Floyd began at the American Embassy at 17.00 (18.00 GMT) and was originally conceived as a standing protest. Came with posters "We are Vienna" chanted anti-racist slogans. An hour later, the protesters went to the Park named after Sigmund Freud.

"In protests at the U.S. Embassy was attended by about three thousand people. Now they headed towards the Park named after Sigmund Freud, and their number could change in either direction," - said a police spokesman.

The Black lives matter demonstration held in Vienna on Thursday. The protesters marched from human Rights square to the Karlsplatz. According to police, in a mass rally was attended by about 50 thousand people.

From the end of may in many major U.S. cities held protests and unrest in connection with the death of an African-American George Floyd with the arrest by the police. One of the policemen, who for a few minutes he felt a knee in the neck of Floyd, charged with murder, three others of aiding and abetting the murder.