G7 protest gets pepper sprayed, Garmisch-Patenkirchen

June 2015 – Thousands of people marched through Garmisch-Patenkirchen in Bavaria to protest against the G7 summit and its social, environmental and global policies. After riot police surrounded the peaceful protest and prevented the demonstration to keep on marching, a brief stand off followed. One protester used a fire extinguisher directed towards the riot police. The police used pepper spray, several protester got injured, 6 people were detained. The protests which took place the day after stayed peaceful.

 

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