Australian cities have been protests against racism
Protests in support of the movement Black Lives Matter, anti-violence against black people marched Saturday in several Australian cities, reports SBS News.
According to him, demonstrations were held in cities such as Brisbane, Darwin, Perth and Adelaide, and due to the weakening associated with the coronavirus of restrictions on their conduct was allowed.
It is reported that the organizers of the demonstration in Brisbane were disappointed with the low turnout, as the protest gathered less than a thousand people. In a demonstration in Perth the participation of hundreds of people who called on the government of Western Australia to apply to eradicate systemic racism as much effort as is attached to protect the population from COVID-19.
The cities of the U.S., and then in a number of countries, including Australia, a wave of protests and unrest after the death in Minneapolis at the hands of police of African-American George Floyd. In the Internet appeared the video, which police put the handcuffs Floyd, knocked him down and piled on top of him, the three of us, and one of them pushed him with his knee on the neck. Floyd on video several times says that he can not breathe, then fades. One police officer was charged with murder, three others of aiding and abetting the murder.