This is a German video on the Easter peace march in Berlin, 23 April 2011.
From daily The Morning Star in Britain:
Thousands march for Middle East peace
Sunday 24 April 2011
Thousands of Germans demanded peace for the Middle East and an end to nuclear energy use in annual Easter peace marches held in cities across the nation.
Berlin police said around 4,000 turned out for Saturday’s demonstration through the heart of the capital.
Peace marches were held in dozens of cities, while 200 people gathered outside a US military base in Wiesbaden calling for “an end to war and military violence.”
Recent reports have raised concern about the impact of the war in Afghanistan on civilians in Afghanistan and in Pakistani border areas that have been the focus of drone strikes targeting Taliban leaders: here.
Pre-marital sex penalties faced by Afghan women: here.
Wednesday’s execution-style slaying of eight US troops and a civilian contractor at a supposedly secure military facility at Kabul airport underscores the crisis of the nearly decade-old US war in Afghanistan: here.
Gareth Porter, Inter Press Service: “Starting in late 2005, U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan began turning detainees over to the Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS), despite its well-known reputation for torture. Interviews with former U.S. and NATO diplomats and other evidence now available show that United States and other NATO governments become complicit in NDS torture of detainees for two distinctly different reasons”: here.