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German Police Remove Anti-Nuclear Protesters from Rail Track

Posted November 27th, 2011 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of German police stepped in Sunday to remove anti-nuclear protesters at several points along a railway line carrying a controversial shipment of spent nuclear fuel rods from France to a storage facility in northern Germany. The train entered Germany Saturday from a reprocessing plant in northwestern France. Ahead of the border crossing, French demonstrators […]

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German Police, Demonstrators Clash at Anti-nuclear Protests

Posted November 26th, 2011 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in northern Germany used water cannon Saturday to disperse anti-nuclear demonstrators who tried to block a train carrying nuclear waste from France. Thousands of people gathered near the town of Dannenberg to hold a peaceful rally. Organizers put the figure at 23,000 people. Several victims of Japan’s nuclear disaster at Fukushima joined the protesters. […]

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