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Mass Protests Target G20 Leaders Ahead of Meeting in Germany

HeadlineJul 06, 2017

President Trump will next travel to Hamburg, Germany, where he’ll join other leaders of the world’s top economies at the G20 summit, including his first meeting as president with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. Ahead of the talks, thousands of people converged on the city for protests. This is protest spokesperson Georg Ismael.

Georg Ismael: “We want to discuss the fact that 20 dangerous criminals from around the world are meeting here, who are responsible for the highest military expenses, who are involved in all the wars of the world, who are significantly responsible for the climate catastrophe and who are responsible for freezing or greatly shrinking our salaries.”

On Wednesday, a thousand demonstrators covered themselves head to toe in gray and shuffled through the streets of Hamburg in a procession of “zombies” symbolizing political apathy.

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