Peaceful protest stops military tanks in Oberwinterthur
A column of tanks was brought to a standstill in the middle of Oberwinterthur yesterday.
Anti-army protestors stood in the road and stopped the vehicles while on a three-day exercise.
In most countries, ‘tanks on the streets’ is synonymous with a military coup – in Switzerland it’s not an uncommon sight.
The protestors from the group ‘Switzerland without an Army’ held banners calling for an end to war and put more effort into tackling climate change.
The police say the protest was peaceful and no one was arrested.