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Entertainment Death of George Floyd: support march for the Black Lives Matter movement in Dublin

02:50  02 june  2020
02:50  02 june  2020 Source:   rfi.fr

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A week after the death of George Floyd in the United States, a demonstration in support of the Black Lives Matter movement was organized in front of the American Embassy in Dublin, Ireland. Despite the confinement, some 5,000 Dubliners denounced racism in a peaceful march.

From our correspondent in Dublin,

With her voice which carries despite her small size, Amanda Adé chants the name of George Floyd. "I am here because we want justice. We are in 2020! It's the same everywhere. You will always find racist people, people who will discriminate against you because of your skin color. But this demonstration shows that our country is on the right track, ”says the young woman.

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At the head of the march, several hundred meters long, Chris kaps, organizer. "The purpose of this rally is to shout that we want the end of this virus of racism," he explains. Suddenly, there are a lot of people, blacks, whites, we are really impressed. And all of this was done in the space of not even 24 hours ”.

On the signs we could read: "Silence is guilty" or "A future for black children". Holly Joe Clarke, wanted to be humble. "I wrote," I understand that I can never understand, but I support you. " I never have and never will experience racism, because of my skin color, she explains. I am privileged, I am white. But even if all lives count, they cannot all count until the lives of black people count. ”

When the procession arrived, the demonstrators observed a minute of silence, knee on the ground and raised fist against racism.

Tribute to Paris

Monday evening, in front of the American embassy in Paris, around fifty people paid tribute to George Floyd. The demonstrators wore black clothes and placards that said "Floyd in the United States, Traore in France". And precisely, for Joselie Doroté of CM98, an association which commemorates the victims of the slave trade, the rise of racism is as worrying in France as in the United States. She points to the sign she holds in her hands.

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