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Pitch invader with rainbow flag tackled by stewards during protest ahead of Germany vs Hungary | Football News

A pitch invader carrying a rainbow flag was tackled as they protested during the pre-match anthems ahead of Germany’s Euro 2020 clash against Hungary on Wednesday. The supporter entered the pitch wearing a Germany shirt and brandished the flag during the Hungarian national anthem. They attempted to run towards the Hungary players before stewards rushed

Activists from Italy, Spain, Slovenia protest treatment of migrants on Bosnia-Croatia border

Activists briefly blocked the Croatia-Bosnian border on Saturday in a protest to highlight the European Union”s migration policies. About 100 people from different human rights organizations across Europe gathered near the border in Maljevac, Croatia and held up traffic for about two hours. Police attended the protest but no incidents were reported. The demonstrators, who

Thousands protest in Madrid at plans to pardon Catalan separatists

Thousands of right-wing protesters took to the streets of Madrid on Sunday against the Spanish government”s plans to pardon 12 Catalan politicians who were convicted over a failed independence attempt in 2017. The Spanish nationalist Vox party, centrist Ciudadanos and conservative People’s Party were among those rallying in Colon Square. Leader of Vox, Santiago Abascal,

Euro 2020: Several people being treated in hospital after paraglider protest ahead of France win over Germany | Football News

UEFA has confirmed that “several people” are being treated in the hospital for injuries caused by a protestor who parachuted into the stadium before France’s victory over Germany in their Euro 2020 game in Munich. European football’s governing body said that “law authorities will take the necessary action” for what it called a “reckless and