Protesters in Portland met at Revolution Hall on what would have been George Floyd’s 47th birthday to commemorate his life and the movement that formed after him. Demonstrators gave Floyd’s cousin balloons, which they promptly released into the air while chanting ‘George Floyd’.
Protesters in Peru have been hit by shocking brutality from government forces, with helicopters filmed throwing tear gas from above. Tear gas and live bullets have been deployed all over the Lima district, with over 3 protesters registered dead. #PeruvianLivesMatter began trending on Twitter, accumulating more than 700,000 tweets. Many do not anticipate any positive developments happening in the protests.