LiveBlack Lives Matter Edinburgh and Glasgow protests RECAP: huge crowds gather as Scotland stands up to racism

Thousands gather in Scotland’s main cities to show support for action against racism.

Sunday, 7th June 2020, 1:34 pm
Updated Sunday, 7th June 2020, 9:47 pm
Thousands gather at George Floyd protest in Edinburgh
Thousands gather at George Floyd protest in Edinburgh

Activists have gathered in their numbers in Edinburgh and Glasgow in the wake of George Floyd protests taking hold of countries worldwide.

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Crowds can be seen in both cities as demonstrators stand together wearing masks and holding anti-racist signs.

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Black Lives Matter Edinburgh and Glasgow protests RECAP: Thousands gather in support for action against racism

Last updated: Sunday, 07 June, 2020, 20:19

  • Black Lives Matter protest in Edinburgh and Glasgow 
  • Thousands gather to show their support for action against racism 
  • Lewis Capaldi spotted joining in with others at the rally in Edinburgh

Here are some of the best signs and placards at the Edinburgh Black Lives Matter protest

Bristol Black Lives Matter demonstrators topple 17th century statue of slave trader

Lewis Capaldi was seen joining in the protest with activists today at Holyrood Park

Activists leave their placards lining the streets in Glasgow as they gradually head home after todays protests

Motorists showing their support in Edinburgh

Crowds are starting to disperse as activists head home after a day of joining others in standing up to racism

'I thank you all from the bottom of my heart Edinburgh, I love this city' Jospeh Malik

Lewis Capaldi was seen attending the Black Lives Matter protests in Edinburgh

'How can there be justice when nobody like me is in that building over there' - powerful words coming from speeches delivered at BLM protest in Edinburgh

Portobello beach sees activists joining in international protest

Powerful images still showing crowds of people at BLM protests in Glasgow

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