Protests against exit restrictions | Free press – The Courier

In response to the new Corona emergency brake, people gathered last night to protest in various towns. Some participants set off fireworks.

Berlin / Frankfurt / Hanover (dpa) – Late in the evening, several hundred people in some major German cities protested against exit restrictions to contain the corona pandemic. Police said the protests were peaceful.

In Frankfurt, around 300 protesters marched with posters through the city center, some of which set off heavily smoldering fireworks. About a hundred people demonstrated in Hanover. Both protests had already been reported to the police. After an internet phone call in Berlin, around 20 to 30 cyclists spontaneously gathered for a round of protest.

Exit restrictions between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. apply if the so-called seven-day incidence (contamination within seven days per 100,000 inhabitants) in a town or district exceeds 100 over three consecutive days. This is currently the case in many provinces and cities.

A demonstration planned by opponents of corona protection measures was banned yesterday morning in Chemnitz, Saxony. The planned meeting with 5,000 participants posed a concrete and significant risk in the area of ​​infection protection law, ruled the higher administrative court in Bautzen. (Ref .: 6 B 204/21). The ban was clearly accepted, there were no major rallies in Chemnitz yesterday. Police said only small groups were found who had been informed of the collection ban.

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