Widespread protests provoked by the death of African-American George Floyd at the hands of white police officers that once swept across cities in the US, have now turned international with people challenging racism and police brutality worldwide.
The issue of racism has come to the forefront in Finland in recent weeks after mass demonstrations protesting police brutality against black citizens in the US and elsewhere.
Today, the foreign-born constitute 2 million out of Sweden's population of 10 million.
Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King sparked a debate over the colour of Jesus's skin by calling for statues of “white European Jesus” to be torn down as symbols of “white supremacy” and “racist propaganda”.
Following the death of George Floyd, an African-American man who died in police custody, the United States and much of the West have recently seen a vast wave of Black Lives Matter protests. The demonstrations have often turned into violent riots, with clashes, arsons, and looting.
On Friday Former Formula One Boss Bernie Ecclestone came under fire after an appearance on CNN Sport, where he claimed that, in his opinion, in many cases “Black people are more racist than what white people are.”
On 24 June, leader of the Greater New York Black Lives Matter Hawk Newsome stated that if the movement sparked by the killing of George Floyd does not bring about tangible results the protesters will change the system forcibly. According to US observers, Newsome's remark is unsurprising and speaks volumes about BLM's true goals.
The autonomous zone's residents claim that they can regulate the community without the presence of law enforcement, but some CHAZ leaders say some people are already leaving the area, having become discontent with the situation there.
US President Donald Trump has argued the violent Black Lives Matter rallies that blossomed across the country following the death of African American George Floyd in police custody and which include looting and pillaging, are being led by Antifa, and pledged to designate it as a terrorist organisation, making it illegal on American soil.
The act of vandalism against the missionary formerly venerated as "the Apostle of Greenland" who saved the island from British colonisation, follows a worldwide Black Lives Matter campaign targeting monuments to slave traders and oppressors.
Amid weeks of unseen levels of professional-grade fireworks being fired off late at night in US cities, many are beginning to raise the question of where these expensive explosives are coming from. For some, the answer is obvious - the police must be supplying them - but others think it’s just folks anxious from months of lockdown.
Gustav II Adolf and Charles XII were both warlord kings that helped Sweden reach the pinnacle of its imperial might. Until the recent wave of historical revisionism largely driven by the Black Lives Matter movement and its narratives about colonialism and racism, their place in the Swedish pantheon had been undoubted.
George Soros’s Open Society Foundations has supported organisations working with the Black Lives Matter movement but has publicly condemned the violence that marred the early days of the protests.
In recent weeks, a wave of savage attacks against statues seen as problematic or controversial has swept the US and parts Europe in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement and its protests, triggered by the death of an African American man in Minneapolis police custody last month.
Amid protests against police violence and racism, sparked in the US by the death of black man George Floyd in police detention, UK broadcasters have been re-assessing some old television content, with comedy show Little Britain pulled from streaming services for imitating characters of other races.
Racially-charged protests erupted across the United States over the killing of George Floyd by a white Minnesota police officer. The demonstrations were marred by arson attacks and looting at the initial stage, before a strong federal response helped contain the violence.
African-American former convict George Floyd's death at the hands of police in Minneapolis, Minnesota has sparked a worldwide movement against police brutality and social injustice.
The US, as well as many major cities around the globe, are witnessing an ongoing wave of anti-racism and anti-police-brutality protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd and many other African-Americans at the hands of white police officers. Many Confederate statues and monuments have been removed, either officially or by demonstrators.
The UN Human Rights Council announced an urgent session on racism and police brutality earlier this week, after the US was hit by mass protests following the death of African American George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.
Protests and rioting rocked the US in response to the death of African American George Floyd following his violent arrest in Minneapolis. London, Glasgow and other British cities are currently seeing similar demonstrations as protestors seek to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
Mass rallies erupted after 25 May, when African American former convict George Floyd died in Minneapolis police custody. A video of his arrest showed white officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck for almost nine minutes, while Floyd repeated that he couldn't breathe until he lost consciousness.