On June 7 and 8, the G7 meeting will take place at Schloss Elmau near Gamisch-Patenkirchen. The security precautions already resemble the State of emergency. The police will be on-site during the meeting with thousands of police officers to protect the meeting. But also the Demonstrators have planned a lot – even if they were forbidden many things in advance.
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The G7: An Association Of The World’s Most Important Industrial Nations
The G7 was founded in 1975. At that time, the 7 members were the most important industrialized nations in the world. The 7 members are Germany, France, Italy, Great Britain, the USA, Japan, and Canada. With the exception of Italy and Canada, these are still the most important industrialized nations in the world today, although Russia and China would have to be added today. In addition to the G7, there are also the G8 (G7 plus Russia) and the G20, with the world’s 20 most important industrialized nations. As Germany holds the presidency of the G7 until the end of 2015, the meeting will also be held in Germany, this time under the motto: “Thinking about tomorrow. Acting together”.
Police On The Alert: Riots And Violence Feared
Every time the G7 meets, there are protests. This has been the case ever since the G7 came into existence. The protesters are mostly peaceful and just want to make it known that they have a different opinion on many things than the governments of the G7 countries. However, many others come to riot and get into fights with the police and disrupt the meeting. The police and the state of Bavaria here have tried a lot in advance to prevent the demonstrators from coming. Among other things, a meadow, on which a Camp of demonstrators was supposed to be, was indicated as being at risk of flooding, so that the demonstrators could not camp there. In this way, the state is preventing people from expressing themselves freely by restricting their ability to do so.
Explanation Of The Difficult Words:
The State of emergency is an event in which many things are possible that are not possible otherwise. For example, in the event of a state of emergency, the Bundeswehr can also be deployed in Germany as an auxiliary force. Actually, the Bundeswehr is not allowed to become active domestically.
Demonstrators are people who make their opinion known against something or someone.
A Camp (pronounced: “Kämp”) is a large place with many tents.