Firecrackers light up Berlin neighborhood as left-wing activists ‘defend’ squatters

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  • RT published this video item, entitled “Firecrackers light up Berlin neighborhood as left-wing activists ‘defend’ squatters” – below is their description.

    Protesters took to the streets of #Berlin’s Friedrichshain district to demonstrate against the planned eviction of a left-wing housing project. Police made several arrests, local media reported. Demonstrators held flares and shot firecrackers as they marched through the district to defend the building currently occupied by left-wing squatters. Around 1,500 people participated in the protest, local media said, citing police. Footage published by RT’s Ruptly video agency shows activists holding a large banner reading ‘Defend Liebig34’, the name of a housing project located at Liebigstrasse 34. Authorities have announced that they plan to evict the squatters on October 9. MORE:

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