Skip to comments.At least 196 police officers injured in G-20 protests
Posted on 07/07/2017 2:36:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
At least 196 police officers have been injured in protests in the streets of Hamburg, Germany, where the G-20 summit is taking place.
The demonstrations, which began Thursday ahead of the summit, continued Friday as thousands of officers clad in riot gear sought to prevent the mostly anti-capitalist protesters from disrupting the summit. One officer suffered a fractured limb, police said.
Large fires burned in the streets of Hamburg after a second day of violent demonstrations. Protesters looted nearby buildings as well.
While some groups of protesters staged peaceful demonstrations, others torched vehicles and hurled objects at officers. Police used water cannons to disperse rowdy protesters who came too close to the summit venue....
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Rules of Engagement suck for the good guys.
Need free use of rubber bullets and tear gas.
sometimes water cannon is not enough...
Why even send the police at all? Let them burn down all of Germany if they want.
I wish that they’d just shoot the lawless rioters!
Militant Communists, anti- is just an excuse
Protesters looted nearby buildings as well.
Ah its Clan Ferguson...
its alright then...
New York Mayor de Blasio is on the way to join them.
Live ammo time. No more police sacrifices.
The Germans’s do not seem to have the ability or the will to clear their streets. I wonder if Merkel has told them to go soft. I love the scenes of demonstrators sitting on the pavement with umbrellas with a water cannon pointed at them. A good water cannon will knock you down and roll you across the pavement. This one was more like they were cooling off the demonstrators with rain. And demonstrators who throw petrol bombs should suffer severe consequences. Instead there are few arrests and many injured police officers.
Gee, I wonder if the mayor of NYC managed to attack any German Cops?
Anarchist’s on the left, Muslims on the right, what’s a German to do?
I never understood why police are compelled to absorb violence from mobs.
Hopefully there are ten times that number of injured Communists on the other side
I suppose those in charge on Hamburg and Germany are opposed to taking these scumbags down. Stick the commies in one of those concentration camps they were so famous for.
Black Lives Matter works the same way here - violent groups keep the black community from being able to bring real grievances forward - and look for solutions - because fringe crazies have taken the stage from normal black citizens.
It's why the police - here and there - are told to ‘go light’... violent protesters are part of the scam.
We keep hearing about the dangerous rise of the right in Europe, but these thugs are all leftists.
Blame the Jews?
Not those violent, dangerous Tea Partiers again!
I stayed in one of those on a command post exercise to Paderborn.
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