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Anti-G8 protest in Rostock, Germany, Saturday June 2, 2007
by Chris, Tina, and Rob
Saturday Jun 2nd, 2007 11:32 AM
Here's a series of 15 photos from the pre-rally and beginning of the demonstration. We guessed somewhere around 100,000 people took part, but it's impossible to properly estimate huge crowds like this. Suffice to say it went on and on... Reports say there were 13,000 police... un chingado as some would have it...
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§Protesters begin in Rostock, June 2
by Chris, Tina, and Rob Saturday Jun 2nd, 2007 11:32 AM
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§Anti-G8 protesters begin to march, June 2, Rostock Germany
by Chris, Tina, and Rob Saturday Jun 2nd, 2007 11:32 AM
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§Digital Commons enclosed as living theater
by Chris, Tina, and Rob Saturday Jun 2nd, 2007 11:32 AM
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A remarkable installation at the beginning of today's demo by the Netzwerk Freies Wissen, "against the domination of exclusionary rights on the knowledge economy"
http://www.wissensallmende.de
§G8 Kings on Tour say "Never Mind the Poor"
by Chris, Tina, and Rob Saturday Jun 2nd, 2007 11:32 AM
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§G8 Kings never minding the poor
by Chris, Tina, and Rob Saturday Jun 2nd, 2007 11:32 AM
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http://www.ms.dk
§Fair Trade Coffee Cup protests G8
by Chris, Tina, and Rob Saturday Jun 2nd, 2007 11:32 AM
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§Photographers on bridge jostled by police
by Chris, Tina, and Rob Saturday Jun 2nd, 2007 11:32 AM
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Strangely, the police decided to sweep professional photographers from the bridge just as the mayor and police commander happened to pass below... the photographers put up some resistance and the police were waved off by their commander below.
§Photographers jostled
by Chris, Tina, and Rob Saturday Jun 2nd, 2007 11:32 AM
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§Mayor and police commanders peer up at aggressive police while crowd behind them jeer
by Chris, Tina, and Rob Saturday Jun 2nd, 2007 11:32 AM
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§Anti-G8 Global Jubilee marchers
by Chris, Tina, and Rob Saturday Jun 2nd, 2007 11:32 AM
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§Anti-G8 debt relief contingent
by Chris, Tina, and Rob Saturday Jun 2nd, 2007 11:32 AM
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§Rostock merchants protect their window with supportive signage
by Chris, Tina, and Rob Saturday Jun 2nd, 2007 11:32 AM
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While many businesses in downtown Rostock boarded up their windows, some appealed to protesters politics with handwritten signage: these read: "A world without weapons" "G8 Summit: Love, Responsibility, Consciousness" "Fear Destroys Love" "Peace For All"... dear reader, what would you do?
§Police Theater awaits orders
by Chris, Tina, and Rob Saturday Jun 2nd, 2007 11:32 AM
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The local poliice are nothing if not savvy about their theatrical posing, as they awaited their chance to mix it up with the protesters, which they did less then 15 minutes after this photo was taken. Check other indymedia sites in Germany for more pictures of the confrontation between protesters and police.
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by Chris, Tina, and Rob Saturday Jun 2nd, 2007 11:32 AM
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Image "Anti-G8 Protestors Begin to March, June 2, Rostock, Germany"B. DavisMonday Mar 10th, 2008 3:40 PM
:sigh:JonasFriday Jun 8th, 2007 10:38 PM
Misallocation of resources?n5667Thursday Jun 7th, 2007 10:25 PM
action picsfuck bushWednesday Jun 6th, 2007 8:26 AM
Police Attack Protesters June2Erika RansomMonday Jun 4th, 2007 1:03 PM
G8 in Germany: FIGHT AGAINST LIES!The Black Chapel Film projectMonday Jun 4th, 2007 6:44 AM
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good video clips herecpSaturday Jun 2nd, 2007 1:43 PM