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Posted on 06/03/2007 9:18:02 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
Thousand Hurt In Anti-G8 Protest In Germany
Germany - An anti-G8 protester waves a flag in front of a burning car during unrest between riot police and anti-G8 protesters in Rostock, 02Jun2007 Protester in Rostock on June 2 (AFP) June 3, 2007 -- German police said today that 128 people were arrested after a violent demonstration on June 2 against the upcoming meeting of the Group of Eight (G8) leading industrialized countries in Rostock.
About 1,000 people were injured in the riots.
The organizers of the protest in northern Germany, which came four days before the start of the G8 summit in nearby Heiligendamm, have claimed that at least 165 people were arrested.
Police said 433 officers were injured in the clashes, 30 seriously.
Police said the violence involved only a small percentage of the 20,000 people that took part in the march.
Greenpeace spokesman Carsten Smid told Reuters: "It was about Africa, climate change and poverty,
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one thousand injured? And no one killed? Hmmmmm
The “anti-G8” protestors are largely disgruntled socialists that have been in retreat all over the world in recent years. They may be down, but by no means counted out yet.
Right now, their objective is to make common cause with the militant Islamic Jihadists. The disgruntled socialists think the Jihadists owe them something.
The Jihadists have no such illusions about the socialists.
And he’s waving a red flag.
Greenpeace is pretty far ashore; not many whales in Rostock. They would like to say Global Civil Society, but they aren't at all sure GCS is still in business even though it is.
Greepeace. Hah. You idiots could have predicted this. Anytime you have a demo like this, the lunatics are going to start throwing rocks.
Rostock is a former East German Navy city. I wonder how many of the demonstrators are locals from before 1990..
The “Peace Rioters” strike again.
Especially when their head comrade, Hitlery Klinton, is run'n for president.
” a series of marches through the city in which police said 25,000 people took part.”
And, only 1,000 hurt.
Dang, them there German Police guys need to improve their aim.....
...does the term “useful idiots” ring a bell....???
They are so peaceful and tolerant that, if you disagree with them, they will riot and then kill you.
Ah yes. (1) a peaceful assembly for the redress of grievances:(2) which assumes those organizing said assemblies have grievances and will be peaceful;(3) surely by now after 75 years of street protests the idiot public should have learned that street “meetings” invariably end in riots with loss of life and property damage;(4) people expect organized governments to keep the pesce which means in cases like this: (5) an order to disperse;(6) which if followed by the mobs failure to disperse then;(7) about ten helicopter gunships armed with vulcan machine guns sweep the mob; (8) End of riots!
“About 1,000 people were injured in the riots.... Police said 433 officers were injured in the clashes, 30 seriously.”
Almost half of the injured were police officers? What a stupid security detail. Squash that riot.
Or were 1,000 PROTESTERS injured and another 433 officers injured (for 1,400 total injuries)?
Ah, yes! We were told to expect the “peaceful” train of protesters to come through our city (here in Germany) on their way to the G9 meetings, but of curse they are expected to be peaceful! Yeah, right! In whose dreams. Anybody with even a toe to the ground, let alone an ear to the ground, already knew this was not supposed to be peaceful!!!
Next time, let the G8 hold their summit in Saudi Arabia, and let’s see how brave the “tolerance and diversity” crowd is when rioting and burning in a Muslim country.
By Jupiter, I think you’ve hit the nail on the head. It would go long way in explaing why the Left panders so, and in so many ways, to the Islamics.
Well, for better or worse, WWI and WWII had a rather dis-ugenic effect. The aggressive died and the "discrete" (as in the better part of valor) didn't.
They need to shoot to kill.
“Police blamed the violence on some 2,000 militants known as the black block’. Some 430 police officers and 520 protesters were injured and police said 128 people were arrested in the clashes at the city’s harbour...”
I saw some banners with Che on them. Anarchists and communists.