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Germany: Activists perform with live tigers to protest Europe's refugee policy01:59

Germany: Activists perform with live tigers to protest Europe's refugee policy

Germany, Berlin
June 16, 2016 at 06:21 GMT +00:00 · Published

A performance art piece was staged in front of Maxim Gorki Theatre, Thursday, to criticised Europe’s policy towards refugees. Actors dressed as gladiators entered the enclosure with four live tigers, in a performance titled "Eat Refugees - Emergency and Games".

Organised by ‘The Center for Political Beauty’, the motto from the art piece was, "Why can't refugees come in by plane?" They were protesting a current law that prohibits refugees from travelling to Germany via plane without a visa.

Demanding a change of the law, the group claims to have already organised flights for 100 refugees, expected to arrive from Syria on June 28.

The Center for Political Beauty is a group of artists known for their impactful performances and their criticism of Germany’s refugee policy.

Germany: Activists perform with live tigers to protest Europe's refugee policy01:59
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A performance art piece was staged in front of Maxim Gorki Theatre, Thursday, to criticised Europe’s policy towards refugees. Actors dressed as gladiators entered the enclosure with four live tigers, in a performance titled "Eat Refugees - Emergency and Games".

Organised by ‘The Center for Political Beauty’, the motto from the art piece was, "Why can't refugees come in by plane?" They were protesting a current law that prohibits refugees from travelling to Germany via plane without a visa.

Demanding a change of the law, the group claims to have already organised flights for 100 refugees, expected to arrive from Syria on June 28.

The Center for Political Beauty is a group of artists known for their impactful performances and their criticism of Germany’s refugee policy.

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