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Protests against German ban on Good Friday dances

April 01, 2013

Dancing remains forbidden on Good Friday throughout Germany, provoking scattered protests throughout the largely secularized nation.

“There's a very strong community pressure that you're not able to criticize the Church," said the organizer of a protest in Giessen, a city of 80,000 in western Germany. “But now, the people are confident enough to take to the streets.”


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