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Thursday, 9 November, 2000, 22:50 GMT
In pictures: German rally
An anti-racist march through Berlin on Thursday attracted 200,000 people - twice as many as expected. The date, 9 November, has historical significance as the anniversary of a Nazi pogrom against the Jews in 1938.

Placard saying
The Brandenburg Gate was the focal point of the demonstration

Berlin Jewish leader Rabbi Ehrenburg, Johannes Rau and Chancellor Schroeder
President Rau said that Germany would not tolerate barbarism

Demonstrators with anti-nazi flag
The issue of racism is now top of the agenda in Germany

Demonstrators hold the logo of the march
The rally was billed as a march for humanity and tolerance

Rabbi reads Kaddish at former death camp
Victims of the 1938 Nazi pogrom against Jews were also remembered

Chancellor Schroeder and Doris Schroeder-Koepf
Chancellor Schroeder and wife were prominent on the march
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