Thousands in Europe decry racial injustice, police violence

PAN PYLAS and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Thousands of people demonstrated in London on Wednesday against police violence and racial injustice following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which has set off days of unrest in the United States. In Athens, police fired tear gas to disperse youths who threw firebombs and stones at them outside the U.S. Embassy toward the end of an otherwise peaceful protest by about 4,000 people. No injuries or arrests were reported. The London demonstration began in Hyde Park, with protesters chanting "Black lives matter," before many of them later marched through the streets, blocking traffic. Some of them converged on Parliament and the nearby Downing Street office of Prime Minister Boris Johnson. A few scuffles erupted betw
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