Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Germany: Duisburg Mayor faces recall

Voters in Duisburg, Germany have handed in 80,000 signatures calling for the recall of the mayor, Adolf Sauerland. The mayor presided over a the Love Parade tragedy in 2010, when partygoers were stuck in a tunnel that was the only entrance and exit to the Love Parade. Panic ensued and 21 people died.

25% of voters must vote in the recall for the mayor to be kicked out.

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