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Protesters rally in London, Berlin over George Floyd's death

Reuters Sunday, 31 May 2020
Hundreds of people protested in London and Berlin on Sunday in solidarity with demonstrations in the United States over the death of a black man shown on video gasping for breath as a white policeman knelt on his neck in Minneapolis.
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