BERLIN (AP) — Dozens of environmental activists have climbed on top of Germany's landmark Brandenburg Gate demanding a speedy end to the use of atomic energy.
The Greenpeace activists on Sunday unfurled an 60-foot (18-meter) wide banner on top of the Berlin monument that read "Every day of nuclear power is one too many."
Thousands of people demonstrated across Germany on Saturday demanding a speedy end to the use of atomic energy.
Japan's post-earthquake nuclear crisis has galvanized long-standing German opposition to nuclear power.
It prompted the government to freeze plans to extend the life of Germany's plants, order a shutdown of its seven oldest reactors and seek a quicker transition to renewable energy.