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Police relieve themselves in public during demonstrations in Rostock, Germany against a meeting of the G8–the world’s eight richest nations–in nearby Heiligendamm

Police relieve themselves in public during demonstrations in Rostock, Germany against a meeting of the G8–the world’s eight richest nations–in nearby Heiligendamm  (2007)  PhotoLangelle.org

Over 80,000 people protested the heads of the world’s richest nations, the Group of 8 (G8) in Germany. In early June 2007,  the G8 held a summit in the old resort town of Heiligendamm, Germany (near Rostock).

The G8 leaders met behind a 12 km fence topped with razor and barbed wire with their only access into meetings either by helicopter or boat as over ten thousand protesters blockaded all main roads and train tracks into Heiligendamm.  The fence itself cost over 12.4 million Euros and millions more were spent for security.

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