BERLIN, March 20 (Xinhuanet) -- Thousands of German protestors held rallies outside American military bases in the country on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of the US-led war against Iraq.
In the south-western German city of Landstuhl, several thousands of Germans participated in a march towards the nearby Ramstein airfield, which serves as a logistic center for American troops and their equipment in Iraq.
The protestors demanded the immediate withdrawal of American troops from Iraq, in what is part of the world-wide action against US military occupation in Iraq.
In front of the headquarters of the US European Command in Heidelberg, about 90 people rallied to protest Washington's Iraqi policy.
Meanwhile, demonstrations in the size of hundreds of people were also held in Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Stuttgart and many other German cities.
According to reports reaching here, large demonstrations broke out around the world from Australia to Britain to demand US withdrawal of troops from Iraq. Enditem