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Germany: Anti nuclear protests against shipment of atomic waste.

Anti nuclear activists marching in Germany

The police will deploy 19,000 officers to secure a shipment of German atomic waste from France to Lower Saxony next week amid expectations of huge anti-nuclear protests.

Thousands of demonstrators will descend upon the northern German state on November 26, when the waste in a so-called Castor container heads from the La Hague reprocessing plant to Germany’s nuclear waste depot in Gorleben.

Kerstin Rudek, the chairwoman of a citizens’ initiative in the surrounding Lüchow-Dannenberg district has said the protests would be peaceful.

Nevertheless, police are expecting a hard core of 300 protesters to attempt to disrupt the rail transport, in what has become a …READ MORE HERE.