Peaceful Protest in Stuttgart Disrupted by Counter-Demonstrators

Country: Germany

Date of incident: February 28, 2016

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith / Morals

Area of case: Political / Private

A peaceful manifestation by 4,500 supporters of Demo für Alle against a proposed education program was disrupted by counter-demonstrators, resulting in clashes with police and 18 people injured, including 3 police.

Protesting against a school curriculum that would emphasize "gender ideology" and "sexual diversity", the conservative group, which "stands for [traditional] marriage and family, whose motto is "Stop gender ideology and the sexualization of our children" continued its peaceful manifestation.  Three buses carrying Demo für Alle participants were attacked with stones and 2 suspects were arrested.  Sources: Stuttgarter-Zeitung,