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Global Indymedia Feature: Rostock: Tens of thousands protest against the G8

In the run-up to the G8 Summit next week, tens of thousands of anti-G8 protesters, with several thousands on the Black Bloc alone, took part in the international demonstration in Rostock on 2 June, 2007.
With colourful banners and puppets, protesters of different backgrounds tried to draw attention to the bigger problem of capitalism and the 'empire'. Police was very aggressive and provocative, using batons, water cannons and tear gas, not only against the 'bad protestors' but 'normal' ones as well. Violent confrontations were taking place while, on stage, the concert and speeches were trying to continue. Over 100 people were arrested and many injured on both sides.

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1000s breakthrough to the fence. 1st security zone entered. police lost control. 06.Jun.2007 08:41

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thanks for grouping this anon! 07.Jun.2007 20:23

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