Maritim-Hotel
Peaceful Demonstration for tolerance and humaneness
Antifa-activists trying to impede the convention while protesters celebrated Cologne’s cosmopolitan attitude. Well-known politicians like Cem Özdemir and Hannelore Kraft also showed support. Foto und Collage: Jan Turek

:bsz International. Last weekend, Germany’s national-conservative party AfD (Alternative for Germany) held its national convention in Cologne’s Maritim Hotel. In response, thousands of protesters came and voiced their opinions against racism.