Since 7. April 2021 the city administration of Kassel dismantled all seating on Wesertorplatz and blocked off the framework of the benches with construction fences. The benches are mainly used by the homeless and the drinking scene. The seemingly absurd measure takes place within a context, in which the poor are to be driven out of the district and the district is upgraded. A commentary by Christoph Hepp.
On Saturday the 20.03.2021 The nationwide lateral thinker movement met in Kassel for a protest- and infection happening for or against goals that are not very clearly defined. Despite violent attacks on outsiders, Forbidden elevator and minor riots, the police officers decided to support the event and to beat leftists.
Hundreds of people came to Kassel on 19.2.21 to commemorate the anniversary of the racist terrorist attack in Hanau. Speeches were made on the steps of the town hall in mourning for Ferhat Unvar, Hamza Kurtović, Said Nesar Hashemi, Vili Viorel Păun, Mercedes Kierpacz, Kaloyan Velkov, Fatih Saracoglu, Sedat Gurbuz und Gokhan Gultekin gehalten.