Alternative for Germany: Police and protesters clash over meeting

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Several people have been hurt in clashes between police and anti-fascist demonstrators in the city of Hannover

Protesters were trying to blockade the far-right Alternative for Germany’s first conference since it entered parliament after September’s elections.

With temperatures near freezing, police used water cannon, batons and pepper spray to clear a path for the 600 delegates.

Palo 6fOne demonstrator’s leg was broken after he chained himself to a barricade.

AfD won 12.6% of the vote in Germany’s federal elections in September, becoming the third biggest force in the Bundestag after the centre-right and…

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