Anti-racist demonstrations in Berlin, Heerlen today

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Black Lives Matter mural in Heerlen, the Netherlands, photo BLM Parkstad

This photo shows a Black Lives Matter mural in Heerlen, Limburg province, the Netherlands, made by local artists.

On 20 June 2020, there was an anti-racist demonstration in Heerlen, photos here.

Today, Black Lives Matter in Heerlen organises another protest. 17.00 – 19.00. Burgemeester van Grunsvenplein square.

This 20 June 2020 video from Germany says about itself:

How does Black Lives Matter resonate in Berlin? | On The Ground

America’s Black Lives Matter protests have sparked sister demonstrations all over the world. On the ground in Berlin, we spoke to protestors about their experiences of racism in German society, and the work that needs to be done there and across the globe.

Translated from the Berliner Zeitung in Germany today:

Thousands of people want to demonstrate again against racism in Berlin on Saturday (12.30 p.m.). More than 8,000 people registered for the rally at the Großer Stern with the motto “Black Lives Matter” by Friday afternoon, another 20,000 were “interested”, reports the dpa news agency. At the beginning of June, 15,000 people gathered on the Alexanderplatz square because of the killing in the United States of African American George Floyd by a police officer. …

Participants are invited to comply with the coronavirus distance rules.

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