No more police brutality, worldwide movement

This 9 June 2020 video from London, England says about itself:

Healthworkers back Black Lives Matter protests

Critical care nurses were amongst the tens of thousands who joined the latest – and biggest – Black Lives Matter demonstration outside the U.S. embassy, as fury grows at both the disgusting murder of George Floyd, and the systemic and structural racism in the USA, the UK, and around the world.

As critical care nurse Dave Carr says, “Racism is a pandemic … racism, and the impact of racism, takes years off people’s lives. And for public health, these demonstrations need to go ahead. We need to protect ourselves.”

UK protesters speak on George Floyd demonstrations. By our reporters, 9 June 2020.

This 9 June 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

New York City protest: Anger at mayor response as city opens up

In an unprecedented protest in New York City, government employees, past and present, joined calls for police reform within their own city.

The protest came on the day that New York started easing COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.

Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports from New York.

Thousands pay respects to George Floyd as Minneapolis cop is arraigned on murder charges. By Kevin Reed, 9 June 2020. Protests demanding justice for Floyd and against police violence continued on Monday for the fourteenth day in a row.

Democrats announce toothless police reform bill. By Barry Grey, 9 June 2020. The “Justice in Policing” bill, a collection of minor reforms that has no chance of being passed by the Senate and signed by Trump, is aimed at containing and dissipating mounting social protest.

New York Times editor James Bennet resigns over fascist op-ed. By Patrick Martin, 9 June 2020. The last straw was the publication of a column by Senator Tom Cotton calling for military intervention to suppress the protests against police violence.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette censors accurate reporting of protests against police brutality. By Samuel Davidson, 9 June 2020.

Across Canada, tens of thousands join protests against police violence. By Roger Jordan, 9 June 2020.

Protests erupt in Germany against police violence, racism and fascism: here.

This Dutch 6 June 2020 video is about an anti-racist police brutality demonstration in Amsterdam on 9 June 2020, on the Anton de Komplein. Local AT5 broadcasting organisation interviews organisers. UPDATE: that demonstration has been moved from the Anton de Komplein square to the bigger Nelson Mandelapark next to it. As thousands of people had said they would come.

This Dutch 6 June 2020 video is about a big anti-racist police brutality demonstration in Eindhoven city.

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