The headquarters of the three parties of Germany’s ruling coalition were vandalized in Berlin on Wednesday.
As shown in the footage, the three buildings were sprayed with red paint, symbolizing blood, due to the climate policy of the Olaf Scholz government.
The emblematic Willy-Brandt Haus (SPD), the Hans-Dietrich-Genscher Haus (FDP) and the Green Party Headquarters dawned with their facades, doors and windows smeared with red.
The authors of the protest were members of the group called ‘Last Generation’. Besides the colourful action, the activists stuck themselves to the walls of the buildings, and have to be removed by a special operational group of the Berlin police.
A total of five people have been arrested. The group published pictures of the defaced buildings. On Twitter an activist of the group justified their protest, writing: ‘We are spraying the Berlin headquarters of the SPD, Greens and FDP because the coalition has no plan against climate collapse’.
According to the post, the action is also a protest against the arrest of activists of another group, the ‘scientist rebellion’, after an action in Munich last week.
A week ago, the group also threw mashed potatoes at a painting worth more than 100 million euros in the Barberini Museum in Potsdam. The Natural History Museum in Berlin was also the target of the group’s protest a few days ago.