Hundreds of people protesting the death of African-American George Floyd have gathered at Trafalgar Square as part of the Black Lives Matter movement.

In footage shared online, several hundred people can be seen standing outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square, chanting "I can't breathe."

The words echo those of George Floyd, who was killed at the hands of Minneapolis Police Department Officers in the United States on Monday.

News of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Derek Chauvin, and three other officers, spread on social media, alongside a video of Chauvin kneeling on Floyd’s neck.

He can be heard telling cops that he "can't breathe" multiple times but that did not alarm Chauvin, who did not take his knee off of Floyd's neck until emergency services arrived, despite him going limp.

The 46-year-old's death has sparked riots, violence, looting and deaths across the United States as protestors plead for police reform.

George Floyd died at the hands of Derek Chauvin and three other officers

On Saturday, six days after Floyd’s death, posters of UK protests surfaced on social media, with demonstrations planned for the coming week.

In the clip, which surfaced on Twitter on Sunday, hundreds of people can be seen gathering outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square.

People wore masks, and appeared to be practicing social distancing as much as possible, as they held placards reading "Black Lives Matter" and "Say his name, GEORGE FLOYD."

A large group of people were chanting "I Can’t Breathe" as people joined in with the demonstration against systemic police brutality.

A large group of people were chanting "I Can’t Breathe"

In another video, hundreds can be seen kneeling for George Floyd, a move made infamous by Colin Kaepernick.

Kaepernick, an American football player, knelt for Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott following their 2016 deaths at the hands of US police officers.

The group in trafalgar square took after Kaepernick and knelt for Floyd, chanting "no justice no peace," as they raised a gripped fist to the sky.

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