ISTANBUL

Anti-racist protests following the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, have been witnessed all across the US, and beyond.

On Sunday, people in Istanbul, Turkey took to the streets to condemn the brutal killing at the hands of a White policeman.

Protesters carrying Floyd’s posters chanted slogans, and marched toward the US Consulate General.

Police took security measures on the street where the consulate is located.

Floyd, 46, died on May 25 in Minneapolis, Minnesota after Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes. He was killed by “asphyxiation from sustained pressure,” an independent autopsy found.

His last words were “I can’t breathe,” which became the slogan of worldwide demonstrations.

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