Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau created an impromptu appearance for an anti-racial discrimination rally at the nation’s capital Ottawa, also proceeded to kneel together with protestors as they paid homage to African American George Floyd who had been murdered by authorities in Minneapolis lately.
Trudeau walked unannounced in the rally and mingled with the audience.
Trudeau kneeled for almost nine minutes, in the rally which took place on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Although videos of this event revealed there were scattered cries of”Proceed” from a few in the audience, Trudeau nodded along to chants of black resides issue’. A few of the shouts also contained the expression blackface, speaking to the multiple photos and videos of the Prime Minister that arose late-year together with his face darkened.
The Prime Minister was repeatedly criticized and ridiculed for a 21-second long pause during a recent press briefing when he had been asked about the words and activities of United States President Donald Trump. Trudeau didn’t mention Trump even after the reaction that followed the silence. But Hussein, the sole black member of Trudeau’s Cabinet, advised the socket CBC, “that I think that it’s strong once you have the mind of authorities carrying a knee and clapping when folks say’black resides issue’.”
Trudeau’s presence in the demonstration comes days after Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer, cautioned against these collecting due to the Covid-19 hazard and guided virtual rallies rather.
Similar marches also happened in other Canadian cities such as Toronto.