Germany: Anti nuclear protests against shipment of atomic waste.
Anti nuclear activists marching in Germany
The police will deploy 19,000 officers to secure a shipment of German atomic waste from France to Lower Saxony next week amid expectations of huge anti-nuclear protests.
Thousands of demonstrators will descend upon the northern German state on November 26, when the waste in a so-called Castor container heads from the La Hague reprocessing plant to Germany’s nuclear waste depot in Gorleben.
Kerstin Rudek, the chairwoman of a citizens’ initiative in the surrounding Lüchow-Dannenberg district has said the protests would be peaceful.
Nevertheless, police are expecting a hard core of 300 protesters to attempt to disrupt the rail transport, in what has become a …READ MORE HERE.