Court rejects Hanover ban on hooligan march
DPA/The Local · 13 Nov 2014, 11:27
Published: 13 Nov 2014 11:27 GMT+01:00
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Authorities can still appeal Thursday's decision to a higher court in Lüneburg.
However, the Hanover court did place restrictions on the protest planned for November 15th in its decision. Demonstrators are only allowed to gather in one place and may not walk through the city. Up to 5,000 people are expected to attend.
Eighteen counter-demonstrations have also been planned the same day.
Similar protests were also planned to take place on Saturday in Berlin and Hamburg, but the latter was cancelled by the hooligans themselves while the Berlin protest registration turned out to be a falsified document.