Thousands Take a Knee in Peaceful Protest in Birmingham, England

Protesters gathered peacefully in Centenary Square in Birmingham, England, on Thursday afternoon, June 4, as demonstrations around the world called for justice in the police-involved death of black Minneapolis man George Floyd.

This video shows what the media reported as thousands of protesters taking a knee in solidarity with victims of police brutality.

Protesters marched through London on Wednesday, clashing with police outside 10 Downing Street.

Floyd, 46, died on May 25 when a policeman knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes as three other policemen looked on.

All four officers involved in the arrest have been charged with crimes. Credit: Rajwinder Pal via Storyful