Protest against food waste: activists block freeway access roads – car driver beats demonstrator

Demonstrators of the "save food – save lives" campaign protested again in berlin. This resulted in a violent altercation.

on friday, climate activists temporarily blocked access to highways for the third time this week. According to the police, demonstrators of the campaign "save food – save lives" were Among other places, at the seestrabenbrucke on the approach to the A100 in moabit, the approaches to sachsendamm and innsbrucker platz, and at kurt-schumacher-platz in reinickendorf on the approach to the A111.

on the driveway, as a result of the blockade, a situation arose in which an angry motorist struck an activist in the face with his hand. A video of the scene was shared by the campaign activists on the short message service twitter. A man can be seen apparently getting out of his car, which was stuck in a traffic jam, to complain about the blockade.

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Suddenly he slaps one of the squatters in the face with his hand and yells "go on, get lost, we have work to do". According to information from the "B.Z." is the berlin police aware of the video and would it currently be investigated.

The scene is said to have occurred at a time when there were no police officers on the scene. In a video statement also published on twitter, the woman attacked earlier explained that she was fine.

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The aggressive car driver, however, would not change the fact that the activists want to continue to fight for their cause, reports the person concerned.

company of the attacker expresses itself

In the afternoon, the employer of the man from the video also commented on the incident on twitter. The car driver wears a jacket of the company delivery company "pickstar" on the picture clearly visible. The company condemned the violent attack:

In pankow, activists also blocked the lane at the corner of prenzlauer promenade and granitzstrasse. Only five to ten people were involved at any one time, according to a police spokeswoman. However, there were some obstructions in rush hour traffic. The traffic information center reported at times at least 45 minutes of congestion on the A114 heading into the city center.

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