Police brutality

Five arrested in George Floyd protest march in Athens

Five people were arrested and 12 detained in clashes between protesters and police during a march in central Athens over the death of George Floyd, the handcuffed black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police on May 25.

The march, organised by leftist groups, started from Syntagma square and reached the US embassy on Wednesday night.

Thessaloniki rally in protest at George Floyd’s death

Holding banners decrying racism and police brutality, demonstrators marched through Thessaloniki on Tuesday to show solidarity with protesters in the US over the death of George Floyd while in police custody. Many held banners reading "Black lives matter" and "I can't breathe," the phrase that Floyd uttered repeatedly while pinned to the street under a police officer's knee.