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5 June 2020, 21:38 | Updated: 5 June 2020, 21:43
In times when people have risen up against injustice, fought oppression, and expressed their will, music has always been there. Here are moments when it helped give a voice.
Trumpeter at a demonstration following the death of George Floyd.
An unnamed pianist plays Chopin in Kiev's main square. Just days before, security forces had violently removed protesters in a night-time assault.
Musicians play on the streets of their city, in support of the Occupy Hong Kong protests.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra play on the street outside their concert hall, during protests for Freddie Gray, who died in police custody.
Syrian refugee Rami Basisah plays his violin on the Greece-Macedonia border.
Musicians play as part of protests against President Duque in Colombia's capital.
A cellist plays during the pro-freedom of speech Gezi Park protests.
A violinist stands in front of an armoured vehicle and water cannon, during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro in the Venezuelan capital.
Two days after the official fall of the Berlin Wall, cellist Mstislav Rostropovich plays Bach's Cello Suites at the frontier.