Hamburg: clashes after a peaceful protest in Hamburg

after a peaceful rally against racism and police violence in the city of Hamburg, it came to clashes. Out of a group of pyrotechnics had been ignited and it has

Hamburg: clashes after a peaceful protest in Hamburg

after a peaceful rally against racism and police violence in the city of Hamburg, it came to clashes. Out of a group of pyrotechnics had been ignited and it has been a "massive grout" of police officers, a spokeswoman said. The police decided to set up water cannons and tear gas. Six officials had been injured, it said on Saturday evening.

The disputes have shifted in the course of the Afternoon and Evening again and again in other streets, away from the Alster lake and the town hall market, where the peaceful demonstrations had taken place. According to police, it went to a group of 300 to 400 people.

To the beginning of the conflict had unfurled some Masked according to the police Banner with the words "pigs" and "ACAB", which stands for "All cops are bastards" (All cops bastards) are.

Previously, had demonstrated thousands of people in the city centre against racism and police violence. The police said a total of 14 000 participants at two almost simultaneous rallies on the Jungfernstieg and the city hall market, were permitted because of the corona measures a total of only 800. The rallies are part of a world-wide protests after the death of the African-American George Floyd in a brutal police operation in Minneapolis.

dpa
Updated Date: 06 June 2020, 15:26

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