Since 2008 anti-abortionists gather in Berlin for the silent “March of Life”. The number of demonstrators rises. This year (2015) 5000 people from all over Germany attended. Many prominent figures from politics and the church send their greetings. Some of the demonstrators compare abortion to the Shoa. 1700 Counter-demonstators blamed them to misrespect women’s right to sexual self-determination and blocked partially the march.