Berlin far-right supporters outnumbered by counter-protest

Berlin far-right supporters outnumbered by counter-protest
 

Thousands of people gathered in Berlin on Sunday amid a heavy police presence for rival demonstrations, staged by the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party and by counter-protesters.
Police said more than 5,000 people attended the AfD demonstration, while at least twice as many opposed them.
Supporters of the anti-immigration AfD chanted "We are the people", and were met with chants of "Go away Nazis".
Berlin police said they had used pepper spray to keep the two groups apart.
AfD supporters gathered at Berlin's main train station shortly after midday, following... read more

 
27 May 2018 in World News, Views: 49
Source: BBC
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