Thousands on the streets for protest march in Hamburg
On the Deichtorplatz in Hamburg have thousands of protesters are Saturday afternoon gathered for the protest march ‘Boundless Solidarity instead of the G20’.
According to the German police are about 15,000 people on the streets. The protesters walk to the Millerntorplatz. There they are between 16.00 hours and 18.00 hours expected.
Thousands of people walk protest march against G20 in Hamburg
Although the German politicians, the participants have called for peaceful protest, the police in Hamburg account with an escalation of violence, just like Friday night, when the left-radical protesters, large-scale destruction caused.
Shops were looted and barricades on fire. Also motor vehicles, vuilnisemmers and cycling were according to the police up in flames.
The police made sure thirteen arrests. Earlier on Friday night were already 83 people arrested. According to the corps in the Northern German city, no one was hit.
It is not clear how many of the protesters ‘ injuries. According to the Hamburg fire brigade campaigners own emergency wound care so that the local authorities do not look at numbers.
Riots during G20 summit in Hamburg
The police reported Saturday morning that the peace in and around the Schanzenviertel had returned.
In the district Schanzenviertel in Hamburg ransacked some five hundred demonstrators in a supermarket.
Many window panes were destroyed.
Around 6.00 pm and the street cleaning started with the clean up of junk.
The police in Hamburg put water cannons against the protesters.
Several cars are set on fire by the rioters.
A troublemaker throws a bike on a lit fire.
Many ultra-left and anarchist groups like the international economic summit of the G20 disruption.
For the top is a safety zone set up. Nevertheless, the police have great difficulty in making the protesters in their place.
Protesters in the streets, barricades erected and set on fire.
A troublemaker is arrested by the riot police.
The German authorities fear that there are an estimated eight thousand violent rioters at the G20 summit in Hamburg here.
In addition to cars are also a lot of windows, doors and furniture destroyed.
The police turn water cannons against the rioters.
An activist dressed as a clown is arrested during the G20 summit in Hamburg.
From the first day of the G20 summit in Hamburg when it comes to confrontations between rioters and the police.
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