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.

Demonstration in The Hague moved
To comply with the guideline from a distance of one and a half meters, the announced protest in The Hague was moved from the Koekamp to the Malieveld. Tonight from 6 pm Black Lives Matter demonstrates in the Hofstad. The organization has made agreements with the local authorities. The Municipality of The Hague said it would be happy to facilitate the demonstration, provided that the safety and health of the participants and others is taken into account. If protesters cannot or cannot keep sufficient distance, The Hague expects the organization to take measures. "In extreme cases, the demonstration will have to be ended by the organization itself," said the municipality.

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Protests in The Hague, Groningen and Rotterdam
Today and tomorrow, Black Lives Matter protests are again taking place in cities in the Netherlands. There is a protest at the Koekamp in The Hague from 18:00 to 19:00. At the same time there is also a sit-in on the Grote Markt in Groningen.

Tomorrow protests will take place in Rotterdam from 5 pm, but it is not yet known how and where, because mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb still wants to talk to the organizations. The protests are announced in this Twitter thread (click).

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Black pages on social media entertainment industry
The social media channels of large and small parties in the entertainment industry will go black on Tuesday worldwide. The action demonstrates the sector's solidarity with the demonstrations against police brutality and racism. With the hashtag #TheShowMustBePaused and #BlackOutTuesday, giants such as Universal and Viacom have announced that they support the Black Lives Matter movement.

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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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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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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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