Swedish protest over George Floyd’s death to take place online due to pandemic

A protestor makes a drawing in the sidewalk during a “Black Lives Matter” demonstration over the death of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer, on June 1, 2020 in New York. (Angela Weiss / AFP / Getty Images)
Demonstrations have spread across the globe following the death of a black man in the United States after a white police officer knelt on his neck. On Tuesday, Sweden will host its own.

But, due to the coronavirus pandemic, organizers are encouraging people to forgo in-person protests and instead participate digitally.

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Frank Radosevich, Radio Sweden

Frank Radosevich, Radio Sweden

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