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Germany: Scuffles as pro-Kurdish protesters attempt to block Berlin's Oberbaum Bridge

1 19.10.2019 Инфо

W/S Police stopping pro-Kurdish protesters from blocking Oberbaum Bridge, Berlin
M/S Scuffles between police and protester
M/S Police stopping pro-Kurdish protesters from blocking Oberbaum Bridge
M/S Police stopping pro-Kurdish protesters from blocking Oberbaum Bridge
M/S Protesters attempting to block Oberbaum Bridge while holding banner (German): "Stop the Turkish state terror"
M/S Police trying to take banner off protesters
M/S Man being arrested
M/S Man being arrested
W/S Police vans moving in
M/S Police stopping protesters from blocking any further roads
M/S Police attacking protesters who attempt to block street
M/S Police ripping banner away
M/S Police putting banner in van
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Scuffles broke out between the police and pro-Kurdish protesters as they tried to block the Oberbaum Bridge in Berlin, on Saturday.
Footage shows police pushing protesters away while trying to take a banner reading "Stop the Turkish state terror" off their hands. The banner was eventually confiscated.
Footage also shows the arrest of one of the protesters, and a police officer pushing back a demonstrator who is screaming at him.
Thousands of protesters have come out on the streets since Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the beginning of a military operation, dubbed 'Operation Peace Spring', on October 9 to create a 'safe zone' cleared of US-backed Kurdish groups.