Protests turn violent for Trump’s maiden G20

HAMBURG, Germany—Demonstrations turned violent late Thursday ahead of a tricky first G20 summit for US President Donald Trump, as German police clashed with a hard core of masked anti-capitalist activists hurling bottles and stones.

 

What should have been a peaceful march by around 12,000 people in Hamburg protesting against globalization was halted as police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse around 1,000 far-left militants.

 

Seventy-six police officers were injured, a spokesman for Hamburg’s police told Agence France-Presse (AFP).

 

“Police are still being attacked,” he said.

 

Officers called with loudspeakers on protestors t…

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