Thousands took to the streets across major European cities this week, including London, Amsterdam and Barcelona, calling for an end to police brutality and racism at home and abroad.
The protests broke out over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died on May 25 after being pinned down by a white police officer in the US state of Minnesota.
His last words were “I can’t breathe,” which became the slogan of the worldwide protests.
The EU said it was “shocked and appalled” by the killing of George Floyd, whose death represents an abuse of power, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell told a news conference on Tuesday.
Crowds across Europe chanted, “Black Lives Matter” and “I can’t breathe,” demanding justice and peace.