Posts Tagged ‘Berlin’

Berlin Humboldt Forum to return Benin bronze sculptures to Africa

Dozens of Benin bronze sculptures are going on display for one last time in Berlin’s new Humboldt Museum before being repatriated to Nigeria. Taken during the colonial era from the African Kingdom of Benin, the move is part of the country’s gradual reckoning with crimes committed by the former German empire including the genocide orchestrated […]

Berlin Humboldt Forum to return Benin bronze sculptures to Africa

Dozens of Benin bronze sculptures are going on display for one last time in Berlin’s new Humboldt Museum before being repatriated to Nigeria. Taken during the colonial era from the African Kingdom of Benin, the move is part of the country’s gradual reckoning with crimes committed by the former German empire including the genocide orchestrated […]

Berlin Humboldt Forum to return Benin bronze sculptures to Africa

Dozens of Benin bronze sculptures are going on display for one last time in Berlin’s new Humboldt Museum before being repatriated to Nigeria. Taken during the colonial era from the African Kingdom of Benin, the move is part of the country’s gradual reckoning with crimes committed by the former German empire including the genocide orchestrated […]

Berlin Humboldt Forum to return Benin bronze sculptures to Africa

Dozens of Benin bronze sculptures are going on display for one last time in Berlin’s new Humboldt Museum before being repatriated to Nigeria. Taken during the colonial era from the African Kingdom of Benin, the move is part of the country’s gradual reckoning with crimes committed by the former German empire including the genocide orchestrated […]

Berlin Humboldt Forum to return Benin bronze sculptures to Africa

Dozens of Benin bronze sculptures are going on display for one last time in Berlin’s new Humboldt Museum before being repatriated to Nigeria. Taken during the colonial era from the African Kingdom of Benin, the move is part of the country’s gradual reckoning with crimes committed by the former German empire including the genocide orchestrated […]

Ukraine war: Berlin’s ‘hybrid war’ against Russia, US Navy in Baltics, Kharkiv shelling

Berlin’s ‘hybrid war’ against Russia, US Navy in Baltics and Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant. These are the latest developments in the Ukraine war.

Europe’s Energy Armageddon From Berlin and Brussels, Not Moscow

On August 22 the exchange-traded market price for natural gas in the German THE (Trading Hub Europe) gas hub was trading more than 1000% higher than a year ago. Most citizens are told by the Scholz regime that the reason is Putin and Russia’s war in Ukraine. The truth is quite otherwise. EU politicians and […]

Berlin Says German Tourist Detained in Iran

BERLIN—A German tourist has been detained in Iran, the German foreign ministry said on Saturday, declining to give further details beyond saying the man was receiving consular assistance. The Iranian interior ministry was not immediately available to comment on the detention. On Aug. 26, the Persian Service of Radio Liberty said a 66-year-old German man […]

Musicians, artists withdraw from music festival in Berlin due to Israel partnership

Several American, English and French singers have pulled out of Berlin’s Pop Kultur Festival due to the event’s partnership with the city’s Cultural Department of the Embassy of Israel. French singer, Lafawndah, withdrew from this week’s Pop-Kultur Festival shortly before the start of the pop culture festival yesterday, after she condemned the organiser’s support for […]

Berlin holds ‘Rave the Planet Parade’ to preserve electronic dance music

Crowds dance on the streets of Berlin in the ‘Rave the Planet’ parade, a political demonstration dedicated to recognising and preserving electronic dance music culture as a cultural achievement. Source

Animals at Berlin zoo snack on Christmas trees

Animals living at Zoo Tiergarten in Berlin enjoyed a belated Christmas dinner on Wednesday when they were treated to unsold Christmas trees. Fir trees were on the menu for the attraction’s reindeer and other animals such as elephants and bison. Donations are welcomed every year and it is seen as a way to minimise waste […]

White Genocide in Berlin – North African Gangs Terrorize Remaining Germans with Rape, Drugs, Murder, Robberies

jews used their “allies” to destroy Germany in WWII and have been using invaders to destroy the Germans who survived ever since. link Share now! Source

Berlin Wall Crack: Democratic Governor Comes Out Against Biden Vaccine Mandate (The Hill)

Ticker: CDC Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System, COVID “vaccine” possibly linked deaths: 18,000+. Hospitalizations: 88,000+. Permanent disabilities: 28,000+.  Above: Jummai Nache, MN medical worker mandated to take “vaccine,” now quadruple amputee after blood clotting (story here.) Via The Hill By Justin Coleman Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat, came out on Friday against President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for […]

Berlin police apologise after officers pictured doing press-ups on Holocaust memorial

Berlin’s police chief has apologised after officers were pictured exercising on the city’s Holocaust memorial. Images published by B.Z. showed uniformed police learning on one of the monument’s slabs to practice press-ups. The newspaper said the pictures were taken from a video filmed by one of the officers during a holiday weekend in May. Berlin […]

Unvaccinated People to be Banned From Berlin Christmas Markets

Another dubious YouGov poll has found that the vast majority of Brits support the reintroduction of COVID restrictions such as mask mandates, despite little evidence of that being practiced in the real world. With lockdown fetishists attempting to pressure the government into reversing so-called “freedom day,” when mask mandates and other restrictions were lifted, a […]

Franziska Giffey set to become Berlin’s first female mayor

Franziska Giffey looks set to become Berlin’s first female mayor after the Social Democrats retained their hold over the German capital. The centre-left SPD, which also won the most votes in Sunday’s federal parliamentary election, is projected to have won 21.4% of ballots in the city-state, according to preliminary results. The Green party came in […]

Passport Protests – Paris & Berlin 8/28/21

Ruptly is live from Paris on Saturday, August 28, as several groups of protesters, including Yellow Vests, gather for a new round of demonstrations against the COVID health pass. The measure was imposed by the government in July amid a surge in infections. In order to visit cultural venues and sports matches, people are required […]

Berlin arts festival explores the utopia of a Middle East Union

The Middle East Union festival is a literary festival that includes musical and queer performances, readings, live panels, and online discussions. The four-day event will be held in Berlin from August 12 to 15. Most sessions are virtual and are free to the public.  The full program is on our site. Middle East Union? Utopia […]

Berlin: Covid sceptics defy protest ban.

Hundreds of anti-lockdown demonstrators defied a court-ordered protest ban on Sunday and gathered illegally in the streets of Berlin, resulting in scuffles with police. The protest was called by the “Querdenker” (Lateral Thinkers) movement, which has emerged as the loudest voice against Germany’s coronavirus restrictions. Judges had banned several of its planned demos this weekend, […]

Berlin police ‘harassed and attacked’ by demonstrators in anti-COVID-19 measures protests

Protesters clashed with police in Berlin over government measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and in defiance of a ban on demonstrations. Dozens of planned protests were banned ahead of the weekend but demonstrators began gathering at set points throughout the German capital early on Sunday. Berlin police department, which had more than 2,000 […]

Several injured after Belgrade to Stockholm bus crashes near Berlin

Nineteen people have been injured after a bus en route from Belgrade to Stockholm crashed south of Berlin. Police said the bus swerved off the highway near the village of Schönwald on Friday morning, around 50 kilometres south of the capital. Images from the scene showed the bus toppled over onto its side next to […]

Welthauptstadt Germania – How Hitler Wanted to Rebuild Berlin

Welthauptstadt Germania was the projected renewal of the German capital Berlin, part of Adolf Hitler’s vision for the future of Germany after World War 2. link Share now! Source

Renters in Berlin have a radical plan to seize apartments from landlords

Above Photo: REUTERS/Christian Mang Like many cities around the world, rents in the German capital of Berlin have soared in recent years, doubling in the last decade alone. But unlike many other cities, the people of Berlin are actually doing something about it. First residents persuaded the local authorities to bring in a rent cap that […]

Violent clashes in Berlin as police break up pro-Palestinian demonstration (VIDEO)

Clashes broke out on the streets of the German capital as police sought to disperse a thousands-strong demonstration in support of the Palestinians amid the ongoing violent standoff between Israel and Gaza. Chaotic scenes unfolded in Berlin’s district of Neukolln as police officers attempted to break up a massive demonstration in support of the Palestinians. […]

Berlin bans annual Al-Quds march that protests Israel

Berlin banned the annual anti-Israel Al-Quds Day march this year, the first time the city has taken a stand against the event since it became a local tradition in 1996. Al Quds Day, which protests the establishment of the state of Israel, was established in 1979 by Iran’s leader Ayatollah Khomeini. Since then, his followers […]

‘As many as possible’: Berlin, three other German states make AstraZeneca vaccine available to ALL despite federal warning

In a bid to get people vaccinated faster, local authorities in four German states have lifted age restrictions for the AstraZeneca vaccine. On the federal level, it’s only being given to older people due to medical concerns. The Covid-19 vaccine from the British-Swedish company has been made available for all age groups over 18 in […]

Despite COVID lockdowns, antisemitic incidents rise in Berlin

The number of antisemitic incidents documented in Berlin last year increased by 13% over 2019, despite the city’s multiple COVID-19 lockdowns that have kept people at home. Berlin’s Research and Information Center Antisemitism, or RIAS, recorded 1,004 antisemitic incidents in the German capital last year, 118 more than there were in 2019, RIAS wrote in […]

‘Every Day There Are Three Antisemitic Attacks in Berlin’: New Report Illustrates Threat Faced by Jews in German Capital

Anti-Nazi demonstrators in Berlin. Photo: Reuters/Imago Images. More than 1,000 antisemitic incidents were recorded in Berlin during 2020, marking a rise of nearly 20 percent on the previous year, new research published on Monday revealed. According to RIAS — an antisemitism monitoring institute based in the German capital — a total of 1004 antisemitic incidents […]

WATCH: Police and demonstrators scuffle in Berlin as thousands protest court ruling overturning city’s rent cap

Riot police and protesters have clashed in Berlin following a ruling by Germany’s constitutional court that the capital’s state government could not impose a controversial rent freeze due to existing federal legislation. As many as 10,000 people took to the city’s streets on Thursday, local paper Berliner Zeitung reported, with many banging pan lids as […]

Politicians in Berlin Call for Total Ban on Upcoming Antisemitic ‘Quds Day’ Rally

Demonstrators in Berlin brandish Turkish and Palestinian flags as they burn an Israeli flag during a 2017 protest. Photo: Jüdisches Forum für Demokratie und gegen Antisemitismus. Politicians in Berlin are calling for an outright ban on this year’s “Al Quds Day” March and rally currently scheduled to take place in the German capital on May […]

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