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Mass protest against racism in Berlin

BERLIN – In Berlin, according to the organization of a demonstration against racism about 240.000 people of the state merged. That there are a lot more than the organization had expected, because of in advance of but 40,000 people had signed up. The police wanted nothing to lose on attendance rates.

In Berlin, according to the organization of a demonstration against racism about 240.000 people of the state merged.

When the first protesters at the Brandenburg Tor already had reached, were the latter still on the Alexanderplatz, which is two kilometres away. The endpoint was the victory column (overwinningszuil) in the Tiergarten park, where the protest ended with performances from different musicians.

“We are incredibly pleased with the turnout,” said Felix Müller of the organizing German groups under the name Prime. “This confirms that a lot of people a signal to issue against the right and for solidarity.”

Under the motto For an open and free society – solidarity instead of exclusion, had the alliance to the protest called up. The demonstration is directed against the right-wing incitement, discrimination, drowning refugees in the Mediterranean Sea and cuts in the social system.

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