Some 7,000 German protesters are estimated to have participated in the "Occupy Berlin" action on October 16 - outside the Bundestag. In smaller numbers, the "Occupy Berlin" protest carried on for several more days.
German activists protested against high unemployment rates amongst youth, rising rents, increasing wealth disparities, along with the injustices of capitalism and the banking system.
On October 20, the fifth day of this mobile "Occupy Berlin" action, tens of activists chanted slogans for social justice outside Germany's parliament.
Hundreds of other German activists took part in "Occupy Wall Street" style protests staged in Frankfurt and Cologne, on October 16.