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#Frankfurt a/m #Germany: Police repressed #Seebrücke activists and journalists during #LeaveNoOneBehind protest in times of the #coronavirus [Video]

#LeaveNoOneBehind under this slogan hundreds of activists* formed a human chain on the banks of the river Main in Frankfurt (Germany) on Sunday, April 5, 2020.

Originally published by Medienkollektiv Frankfurt. Translated by Enough 14.

With this action they wanted to draw attention to the life-threatening situation of refugees in the Greek camps and at the European external border and demand an immediate evacuation of the camps and the admission of refugees in EU member states. According to the Seebrücke (English: Sea-bridge) activists, the conditions in the camps do not offer any protection against the threatening Corona pandemic.

They announced that they would keep a safety distance of at least two metres during the action and that they would also wear protective masks and gloves. Despite the compliance with all virological safety measures, the police intervened, checked id’s and obstructed the work of journalists. The journalist Lotte Laloire was even temporarily held in handcuffs. Freedom of the press in danger?

Medienkollektiv Frankfurt, April 8, 2020.

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