The former Duisburg mayor has denied any involvement in planning the 2010 Love Parade festival, in which 21 people were killed during a stampede. The ex-mayor is not among the six city officials facing criminal charges.
At the criminal negligence trial over the 2010 Love Parade disaster, survivors have painted a picture of the trauma and pain surrounding that tragic day. DW's Andrea Grunau reports from Dusseldorf.
Almost eight years after 21 people died and 650 were injured at the "Love Parade" music festival in Duisburg, the incident is finally being reviewed in a court of criminal law. Victims' families are counting on justice.
A major negligence trial has begun in Germany re-examining the 2010 "Love Parade" disaster that cost 21 lives in a crush at a techno festival. Facing criminal charges are six Duisburg city employees and four organizers.
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