Dozens of people gathered in Barcelona and Madrid to call for “Justice for George”.
People take part in a protest over the police killing of George Floyd in the USA, on June 1, 2020 in Barcelona.Photo: AFP
Under the message #BlackLivesMatter people took to the streets in Madrid and Barcelona, wearing masks and attempting to keep two metres apart as social distancing measures require.
A protestor in a facemask with the last words heard by George Floyd as he was pinned to the ground by a police officer. Photo: AFP
Solidarity groups joined today at Sol Plaza, and other monuments, in Madrid to show our support of this movement. #BlackLivesMatter #BLM #JusticeForFloyd #España #Spain #BLACK_LIVES_MATTER
The turnout was amazing, proud to be a part of this. ❤
Credit: Mariella pic.twitter.com/Fia7wnBTaJ
— J. Melendez (@jennaarenee) June 1, 2020
SPAIN IS WITH U GUYS! There have been protests in Barcelona and Madrid about the Black Lives Matter movement. We're trying to help you spread the word of equality and to try to have a better world for all of us. Just know that you have our support. We love you. #blacklivesmatter pic.twitter.com/PX0OmggHE6
— maria ✨ (@mariaarbos_) June 2, 2020
Demonstrators observe a minute of silence at the end of a protest on June 1, 2020 in Barcelona. Photo: AFP
Barcelona-based street artist TV Boy daubed a memorial for George Floyd.
— Tvboy (@tvboyofficial) May 31, 2020
New peaceful protests have been called for June 7th in both Madrid and Barcelona at 11am on Sunday. Madrid's protest will take place outside the US Embassy on Calle Serrano, 75 and the Barcelona one will meet in Plaza Sant Jaume.
El próximo domingo la Comunidad Negra Africana y Afrodescendiente (CNAAE) convocamos en Barcelona una concentración en la Pl Sant Jaume en memoria de George Floyd, las vidas negras y contra el racismo. #BLACK_LIVES_MATTER #LASVIDASNEGRASIPORTAN #GEORFLOYD pic.twitter.com/6XU5vBh0hq
— Fatou Secka (@FatouSecka11) June 1, 2020