Police barricaded Downing Street entry throughout the Whitehall from Trafalgar Square down to Parliament Square on Saturday, June 20, 2020, prior to people's gathering to take part in a protest organised by Black Lives Matter, in London.
Demonstrations organised by Black Lives Matter in Britain are taking place this Saturday in cities including London, Manchester, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Police are guarding the unboxed monuments that have become major focuses of contention in demonstrations against racism and police violence.
Anger against systemic levels of institutional racism have raged through the city, and worldwide; sparked by the death of George Floyd in the United States last month. (Photo/ Vudi Xhymshiti)