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In Leipzig, several police officers were injured during the protests.

In Leipzig, several police officers were injured during the protests.

The protests of the radical left continued from Saturday until early Sunday morning in the streets of Leipzig, several policemen were injured as a result of the actions of participants in the banned procession.

Earlier, the Leipzig authorities banned a demonstration planned for Saturday by supporters of convicted left-wing extremists. Despite the ban, according to police estimates, up to 1,500 radicals took to the streets of the city on Saturday evening.

Toward 1 a.m., protesters threw stones at a police station in the city center.

It is noted that on Sunday morning the police surrounded up to 500 radicals, detentions continue.
On Wednesday, a court in Dresden sentenced four members of a left-wing extremist organization to prison terms for attacking members of neo-Nazi and right-wing groups. Supporters of left-wing extremist organizations have previously threatened large-scale protests in response to the conviction of Lina E., the head of the extremist group, who, despite the verdict, was released pending appeal.