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Despite being an international activist movement, it is clear that much of #BlackLivesMatter is ultimately interested in forms of violence, persecution and oppression which white people are held responsible for.

If the sources are non-white, the level of enthusiasm is not there.
Violence and other forms of criminality within predominantly black inner-city neighbourhoods are rarely part of the #BLM conversation.

Outside of the Western world, we have Black African Christians being butchered by co-racial Islamist militants in the Sahel.

Little is said.
Black African domestic migrant workers are locked in modern slavery across the Gulf states.

Black African students and workers have been subjected to horrendous forms of racial discrimination in China.

These are very clear and well-known cases. These lives matter as well no?
If #BlackLivesMatterUK wish to focus on domestic affairs, absolutely fine.

But if you express solidarity with "counterparts" in the US and protest over issues there, then people will ask why there is a lack of focus on cases of black people suffering in other parts of the world.
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