Germany: Protests over Euro policy block streets near Central Bank

Posted on May 31, 2013 • Filed under: Civil Unrest, Germany

Yahoo news reports that crowds of anti-capitalist protesters on Friday blocked streets leading to the European Central Bank in Germany’s financial capital, Frankfurt, to protest its role in pushing for austerity cutbacks as a way to fight the continent’s debt crisis. Members of the Blockupy alliance linked arms for several hours in a steady rain and strong wind on the streets leading to the bank. A few demonstrators grabbed and shook the metal police barricades surrounding the bank. Read article

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