Hamburgs G20 - 7th july 2017
From education strike demonstration to escalation
The G20 held this in time in Hamburg started off with a huge movement of contest not only for political citizens and activist both agreed that the choice of center of town the bestSituated in the center right next to the Schanzenviertel and Sankt Pauli, a neighbourhood known for its decade long tradition of activist was then thrown into days of protest and violent clashes between protesters and riot police.
|'Hate is never great'|
From the very beginning, the organizers reminded everyone to "not cover ones faces and to shout out loud strong slogans instead".
Valentin 14, would like to have a society with more equality, he says before shaking again the flag that claims .
|Katalina 18 and Carla 17 'There is no planet B'|
and Annkathrin are both 18. They decided to draw posters and to join the to get engaged and to have fun. The same for Katalina and Carla, 17.
|Holger Schmidt, 45, in a wheelchair came all the way from Brandenburg to participate|
|A group of Roma women joined the march.|
|'Heimathafen' on the way to Sankt Paul.|
|A woman sitting in front of riot police at the Sankt Pauli station.|
|Razie and Charlotte, booth 14, joined the Educationstrike .|
' of the a dancing group challenging the riot police with music.
Moving from the square down to the harbour at the station of Landungsbrücken groups from the Blach Block joined. The now protest was met with water and the riot police closed the streets.Crowds of people, tourists, teenagers, and citizens were blocked between protesters and the harbour.
|Stop war not people.|
|Citizen caught in protest.|
|When the tourists asked the riot police to leave, they would not let them through. |
"You knew its the G20 here" they were told.
From above the bridge of the Landungsbrücken they watch the confrontation.
|People staying in the background on the Landungsbrücken bridges.|
|Tourists trying to find an open street.|