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    Black Lives Matter Protests Sweep Across Globe Following Death of George Floyd (136)
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    Over 6,000 mourners turned out to bid farewell to George Floyd at the last official public memorial in honour of the African American, whose in-custody death sparked nationwide protests against police brutality and racial discrimination.

    A live broadcast shows the Fountain of Praise Church in Houston where a private service for George Floyd's family and friends starts at 11:00 a.m. (16:00 GMT) before he is buried at the Houston Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

    The first memorial service for Floyd was held on 4 June in Minneapolis and a second service was held on 6 June in Raeford, North Carolina, where had family ties.

    Floyd's death has sparked a worldwide movement against social injustice. Mass protests have taken place in the United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, France, New Zealand, Australia, the Netherlands, and Canada, among others.

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