Nuclear Waste Transport
to Gorleben, march 1997

photo of a barricade


taken from the german news-service of „AnCaNo" (http://www.nadir.org/nadir/initiativ/sz/castor)
- translated and changed in parts.

More than 10.000 protesters, 30.000 cops - that means about 12% of all cops in the FRG !!!
                                            (37+ helicopters in operation)


Friday, 28.2.97  -  Castor containers left Grundremmingen and Neckarwestheim

Saturday, 1.3.97  -  10.000 people on rally in Lueneburg, children occupied their gyms

Sunday 2.3.97  -  550 tractors on rally/parade, tractor blockade in Splietau +
(photos)               undermining

Monday, 3.3.97  -  "evening thoughts" - text , 82 arrests, southern route (1 of 2)
(photos)                  undermined, Castor is running to the loading crane...

Tuesday, 4.3.97  -  300 people surrounded by police for more than 4 hours, loading in
(photos)                 operation,
restrictions for medics (!) and reporters, plenty more...

Wednesday, 5.3.97  -  Castors on the way, 7000 people in a sit-down !!! , tree-climbing,
(photos)                      violent evictions, ...



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