George Floyd’s Killing Sparks Protests in Europe, Soul-Searching in France – The Wall Street Journal


PARIS—The killing of George Floyd has sparked marches and sporadic vandalism in Europe. In France, it has rekindled controversies over institutional racism and police violence in a society divided after the monthslong yellow-vest protests.

Thousands gathered in support of the Black Lives Matter movement in Frankfurt and Berlin. Hamburg police said more than 1,000 people had gathered Friday afternoon outside the U.S. consulate, far more than the 250 participants police had permitted to maintain enough distance between people.

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