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Assembly against racism and police violence in Saarbrücken / Peaceful assembly is subsequently thwarted by 200 people

Saarbrücken (ots) - Saarbrücken. This Saturday afternoon, based on the incidents in the USA, a meeting was held in front of the Congress Hall under the motto: "Creative rally against racism and police violence with lyrics, poetry and singing". 300 participants were shown, but at the top 2000 people took part in the peaceful assembly. After the meeting was ended by the leader and the migrating participants went towards the city center, an incident occurred in front of the Europa-Galerie. At this time another meeting was held under the motto: "Against the Corona Coercive Measures". As a result, 400 participants from the previous meeting were there and were shocked by the statements of the meeting "Against the Corona Coercive Measures".

As the situation between the parties became increasingly acute, the police ultimately had to protect the freedom of assembly and expression. In the process, police officers were thrown with coin money, plastic bottles and paving stones, spat upon and insulted as Nazis. Police vehicles were blocked and a pane was damaged. The aim of the interferers was to provoke the police and to present themselves in a media-effective manner. The police officers deployed were filmed throughout. Furthermore, a group of masked, mostly young people entered the Europa Gallery and caused unrest, which led to several citizens' complaints.

In the course of this escalation, the police secured extensive video evidence and initiated further investigations. All persons who were in the vicinity of the gatherings and who made perceptions or even made videos of crimes are requested to contact the Saarbrücken City Police Inspectorate on telephone number 0681 / 9321-233 or by e-mail: pi-saarbruecken-stadt @ polizei.slpol.de.

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Originally written by: Saarbrücken city police inspection

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