IN PICTURES: Powerful images from anti-racism protests across Switzerland

IN PICTURES: Powerful images from anti-racism protests across Switzerland
Protesters at a rally in Geneva. Photo: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP
Protesters in Geneva and Lausanne took to the streets in a series of anti-racism demonstrations prompted by the death of US man George Floyd.

Anti-racism protests have taken place across Switzerland. On Tuesday, June 9th, more than 10,000 attended a demonstration in Geneva, while several thousand attended a rally on Sunday in Lausanne. 

People take part in a rally on June 7, 2020 in Lausanne against racism and police brutality in the wake of the death of George Floyd and in memory of 40 year-old Nigerian Mike Ben Peter died in similar circumstances after a police control in Lausanne in 2018. Photo: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP

People hold signs at a protest in Lausanne, Switzerland. Photo: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP

People take part in a rally on June 9th in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP

Protesters in Geneva at a Black Lives Matter rally. Photo: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP

Protesters hold signs at a rally in Lausanne. Photo: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP

A girl at an anti-racism rally in Lausanne, Switzerland. Photo: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP

Protesters hold a banner in Geneva at a rally on June 9th, 2020. Photo: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP

A woman in a face mask which says 'I can't breathe' at a protest in Lausanne, Switzerland on June 7th, 2020. Photo: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP

 

A banner at a rally in Geneva which says in French “we don't want a racist world anymore”. Image: FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP


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