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REWIND: The week gone by

By THE REDIFF NEWS BUREAU
June 15, 2020 08:10 IST
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Anti-racism protests across the United States, the funeral procession of George Floyd in Houston, a defaced statue of King Leopold II in Brussels, unlocking of restrictions in Mumbai and much more.

Scroll for the top moments from the week gone by.

Police officers patrol on Segways as men wearing protective face masks run along the promenade at Marine Drive, after authorities eased lockdown restrictions that were imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease, in Mumbai, India. Photograph: Hemanshi Kamani/Reuters
 

A woman cries as the horse-drawn carriage carrying the casket containing the body of George Floyd, whose death in Minneapolis police custody has sparked nationwide protests against racial inequality, passes by in Pearland, Texas, US. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

A protester crawls after being hit by a water cannon during a protest near the Prime Minister's official residence, demanding better and effective response from the government to fight the COVID-19 outbreak as the number of infections spike, in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar /Reuters

NYU Langone Health workers kneel and raise their fists in Manhattan during a protest against racial inequality in the aftermath of the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in New York, US. Photograph: Jeenah Moon/Reuters

A cemetery worker dig new graves at the Xico cemetery on the outskirts of Mexico City, as the coronavirus disease outbreak continues in Mexico. Photograph: Edgard Garrido/Reuters

Police clash with demonstrators on Whitehall during a Black Lives Matter protest in London, following the death of George Floyd who died in police custody in Minneapolis, London, Britain. Photograph: Hannah McKay /Reuters

Women have lunch at a restaurant as India eases lockdown restrictions that were imposed to slow the spread of COVID-19) in New Delhi, India. Photograph: Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters

103-year-old Belgian oldest former general practitioner Alfons Leempoels poses next to a start line intending to walk the equivalent of a marathon in his garden to raise money for scientists researching the coronavirus disease in Rotselaar, Belgium. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

A man wears a mask and walks his dog past people taking part in a silent disco event as some businesses reopened at the end of last month under a host of new rules, following weeks of shutdown amid the coronavirus disease crisis, in Tel Aviv, Israel. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters

Pro-democracy demonstrators march holding their phones with flashlights on during a protest to mark the first anniversary of a mass rally against the now-withdrawn extradition bill, in Hong Kong. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

A statue of former Belgian King Leopold II sprayed with a graffiti is seen in the park of the Africa Museum, in Tervuren, near Brussels, Belgium. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

A boy dives into the Tigris river to cool down, as the temperature soars while pools are closed due to curfew imposed to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease in Baghdad, Iraq. Photograph: Khalid al-Mousily/Reuters
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