Days long protests have raged in the United States following the death of black American George Floyd, who died during his arrest after a white agent pressed his knee to Floyd's neck for minutes. In other countries, the Black Lives Matter protest has also sparked. Follow the latest developments here.

Aboutaleb: 'Demonstration in Rotterdam will not take place with more than eighty people'
Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb will not let a demonstration against racism on Schouwburgplein in Rotterdam, which is scheduled for Wednesday, take place if more than eighty people come. "The square is not suitable for that, because keeping 1.5 meters away is not possible," he told  Radio Rijnmond . Alternatives are discussed with the organizers.

"We are going to be very careful that the 1.5 meter is respected. And I appeal to demonstrators to come together physically in creative ways and to keep that distance."

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Grindr removes filter for ethnicity 
American dating app Grindr is going to remove its filter for ethnicity in the upcoming update, the company announced on Twitter. The choice was made out of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and people of color who use the app.

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Agent also shot in Las Vegas
In the midst of the protests in Las Vegas, an agent was shot. His condition is unknown, writes news agency  AP . Local media report that he got hit in the head.

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Agents in several American cities knelt on Sunday to show their solidarity with the protesters. The gesture, Taking the Knee, was first used in 2016 at an American football game by player Colin Kaepernick.

Agents kneel before Black Lives Matter protesters in the US

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Crowds on Dam Square
The crowds at yesterday's protest in Amsterdam.

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Thousands of people in Amsterdam on their feet yesterday, criticism of Halsema
In Amsterdam, a Black Lives Matter protest also took place yesterday, which attracted thousands of people. "It was expected that there would be about 250 to 300 people. But there were many more. It overwhelmed me. If I could have foreseen so many people in a bunch, we would have led it away normally," says Mayor Femke Halsema about this.

During the demonstration in Amsterdam, it turned out to be impossible for demonstrators to keep 1.5 meters away in many places. Despite this, the protest was not interrupted and no one was fined. The lack of intervention creates a stream of criticism of the mayor.

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Four officers were shot in an escalation in St. Louis.
In a protest that got out of hand in St. Louis, Missouri, four agents were shot. The police report that their injuries are not serious and that the officers have been taken to hospital for treatment.

Incidents such as looting have occurred in protests in several cities. De Blasio, among others, points out that the majority of protests are nonviolent, but some "hijack" the Black Lives Matter movement and "come to hurt others." 

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New York
curfew early Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York has early curfew in his city. Residents of the city are no longer allowed to walk on the street after 8 p.m. De Blasio decided to do this after riots and looting in his city. The curfew applies to everyone, except emergency services and vital professions.

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