Thousands protest against NATO & TTIP in front of the Chancellor’s Office in Berlin
On the 1st of October 2016, thousands of people demonstrated in front of the Chancellor’s office in Berlin under the slogan “That’s Enough” (“Es reicht“) initiated by Ken Jebsen, founder of the independent & adversarial media outlet KenFM.
The demonstration focused Germany’s Transatlantic alliance with the United States government and the economic and foreign policies it has been pursuing within this framework. Topics that were discussed in-depth include:
The video belows recaps the activites that took place in this demonstration:
For more infortmation on this demo, click here.
For more information in regards to free trade agreements, click here.
For more information on US-NATO foreign policy, click here.
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