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Germany: Self-described 'Yellow Vests' met by counter-demo on 81st anniv. of Kristallnacht *CORRECTION*

Germany, Berlin
November 09, 2019 at 18:13 GMT +00:00 · Published

Self-described 'Yellow Vests' supporters marched through the streets of Berlin on Friday. They were met by a counter-protest and chants of "Nazis out." The demonstration took place on the 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht (also known as the November Pogroms or the 'Night of Broken Glass').

Footage shows counter-protesters attempting to block the road before they were removed by the police.

More images show the self-described 'Yellow Vests' supporters in central Berlin carrying Prussian flags. One of the group's banners reads "Us monarchists, want our imperial state again. Home and world peace."

November 9, 1938 marked the beginning of the November Pogroms, which saw the destruction of thousands of Jewish businesses and 267 synagogues throughout Germany, Austria and the Sudetenland.

Some 30,000 Jewish men were detained and sent to concentration camps.

[CORRECTION: the self-described 'Yellow Vests' were formally referred to as 'far right.' However this was changed since there was not enough evidence the group is far right]

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Self-described 'Yellow Vests' supporters marched through the streets of Berlin on Friday. They were met by a counter-protest and chants of "Nazis out." The demonstration took place on the 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht (also known as the November Pogroms or the 'Night of Broken Glass').

Footage shows counter-protesters attempting to block the road before they were removed by the police.

More images show the self-described 'Yellow Vests' supporters in central Berlin carrying Prussian flags. One of the group's banners reads "Us monarchists, want our imperial state again. Home and world peace."

November 9, 1938 marked the beginning of the November Pogroms, which saw the destruction of thousands of Jewish businesses and 267 synagogues throughout Germany, Austria and the Sudetenland.

Some 30,000 Jewish men were detained and sent to concentration camps.

[CORRECTION: the self-described 'Yellow Vests' were formally referred to as 'far right.' However this was changed since there was not enough evidence the group is far right]

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