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Germany: Pacifists hold protest camp at gates of Europe's biggest military base01:34

Germany: Pacifists hold protest camp at gates of Europe's biggest military base

Germany, Schnoeggersburg
August 1, 2015 at 06:42 GMT +00:00 · Published

Activists gathered near the gates of Schnoeggersburg, a village-turned-military-base, as part of the 4th edition of the "War Starts Here" camp, Saturday. Schnoeggersburg is located within Gefechtsübungszentrum Heer, one of the largest military training facilities in Europe.

War Starts Here is a peace and anti-military protest camp, featuring sleeping and eating facilities for protesters. The current camp was set up on July 25. Conferences, documentary screenings and numerous other activities related to pacifism and anti-militarism are also held at the site. Activists have carried out several actions in the area, even spending a night squatting in one of the military buildings.

Police have deployed several vehicles in the area, while protesters have set up surveillance points at the entrances of the camp. The current event will last until August 3.

Germany: Pacifists hold protest camp at gates of Europe's biggest military base01:34
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Activists gathered near the gates of Schnoeggersburg, a village-turned-military-base, as part of the 4th edition of the "War Starts Here" camp, Saturday. Schnoeggersburg is located within Gefechtsübungszentrum Heer, one of the largest military training facilities in Europe.

War Starts Here is a peace and anti-military protest camp, featuring sleeping and eating facilities for protesters. The current camp was set up on July 25. Conferences, documentary screenings and numerous other activities related to pacifism and anti-militarism are also held at the site. Activists have carried out several actions in the area, even spending a night squatting in one of the military buildings.

Police have deployed several vehicles in the area, while protesters have set up surveillance points at the entrances of the camp. The current event will last until August 3.