Berlin police have arrested at least 354 people who took part in May Day demonstrations that devolved into full-scale riots in the German capital, according to local media reports on Sunday.
Reacting to the May 1 unrest, Berlin’s Interior Senator Andreas Geisel lashed out at the mostly young rioters for attacking police officers.
This has nothing to do with political protest, said Geisel.
International Labour Day demonstrations in Berlin
BERLIN, GERMANY – MAY 01: Paramedics provide treatment to an injured protester as German police and protesters clash during International Labour Day demonstration march in Berlin, Germany on May 01, 2021. ( Cüneyt Karadağ – Anadolu Agency )
“We will not accept that some violence-seeking autonomists want to take away our May 1 as a day for peaceful demonstrations,” he added.
Police also reported that at least 93 people, including police officers, were injured in street clashes in the district of…
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