A 70-strong group of people came to pass that at 10: 00 on the approximately 21 km long path with a target on the Friedrichsplatz in Karlsruhe, Germany. In the course of the March, the meeting participants chanted again and again forbidden slogans with references to the Kurdistan workers ‘ party (PKK). The PKK was banned in 1993 by the Federal Ministry of the interior and in the year 2002 by the European Union as a terrorist organisation is classified. Also leaflets were distributed without imprint, which is a violation of the country’s press. A large number of calls of the forces to the Chairman of the meeting and the meeting participants, this approach to have been ignored by the Kurdish March participants.

The Assembly authority of the city of Mannheim took the behavior of the meeting participants on the occasion and decided, after examination and evaluation of the events of the Assembly to dissolve. Against 16.45 o’clock the Assembly was then dissolved by the police using loud-speakers. The meeting participants chanted then other forbidden slogans with PKK-related and showed likenesses of the informal imprisoned PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan, which was also banned by the authorities in the run-up to the March.

The police is engulfed then in the area of the Karlsruhe fan bath, the persons and established a control body, so as to the identity of the meeting participants. This measure the identification of individuals, and the evidence of strong Association served for the previously committed criminal offences. In the course of Identity checks, it came increasingly to acts of Resistance by the Kurdish Marchers against the police officials. The officers were attacked with punches and kicks, and partially injured. Similarly, several knives were found lying on the floor. After implementation of these measures, the Assembly participants were issued by the police forces of space references. The Kurds March 2019 is thus stopped and is not continued.

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