Rush at “Black Lives Matter” demo in Vienna

Demo Saturday in Vienna: In the city center, hundreds demonstrated under the motto “Black Lives Matter”.

In Vienna not only people demonstrated against the Corona measures on Saturday. During a second demonstration, hundreds of people gathered to protest under the motto “Black Lives Matter”.

The aim of the meeting was to raise awareness of discrimination against people of dark skin color and other minorities. The demonstration itself was very peaceful, both distances and the mask requirement was largely observed. The demonstration started at Schwarzenbergplatz, then the protest participants walked through the city center to Heldenplatz, chanting. The final rally with several speakers took place there.

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Black Lives Matter in Wien

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Black Lives Matter in Wien

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Black Lives Matter in Wien

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Black Lives Matter in Wien

The police accompanied the demonstration but did not appear to have to intervene often. Both the demonstration against child vaccination and the “Black Lives Matter” demonstration went, according to initial information, without any major excesses.

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