In Photos: Protesters demand justice in police killing of George Floyd

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Updated: June 10, 2020 at 9:15 AM

Protests broke out in cities across the United States and Europe after a white police officer in Minneapolis was recorded kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, an unarmed African-American man. Floyd died and the officer has been charged in the May 25, 2020 encounter. George Floyd was laid to rest on June 9, 2020 in his hometown, Houston.

Protesters gather in Washington Square Park in New York City on June 9. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI

The protest went on as funeral services for George Floyd were held in Houston. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI

A pedestrian walks past a mural of George Floyd on the Israeli separation wall in Bethlehem, West Bank, on June 8. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI

Demonstrators protest outside the American Embassy in London on June 7. Photo by Hugo Philpott/UPI

Demonstrators gather outside the American Embassy in London on June 7. Photo by Hugo Philpott/UPI

A protester stands on a Black Lives Matter flag during a demonstration in Washington, D.C., on June 6. Photo by Ken Cedeno/UPI

Protesters march near the White House in Washington, D.C., on June 6. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI

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