This Wednesday will also be a day of demonstrations. After all, the Bundestag is discussing compulsory vaccination.
Up to ten thousand demonstrators are expected in the government district of Berlin on Wednesday afternoon because of the big debate in the Bundestag about compulsory corona vaccination. The police expect the number of participants to be in the upper four-digit or lower five-digit range. However, because almost all demonstrations against the Corona laws and the obligation to vaccinate are deliberately not registered, it is difficult to assess, the police said.
Various internet channels and chat programs have been calling for protests on this day for a long time. The police will be represented with a larger contingent to prevent aggression and punish violations of the mask requirement. At the same time, a whole series of counter-demonstrations have been registered, which are directed against “lateral thinkers” in their titles.
The Bundestag wants to discuss Corona and compulsory vaccination in an orientation debate. A vote is also planned on various motions by groups of deputies without parliamentary group specifications: against compulsory vaccination, for compulsory vaccination for everyone over 18 and for compulsory vaccination for everyone over 50.
Most recently, several thousand people demonstrated against the corona measures in many Berlin districts on Monday evening. As the police announced on Tuesday, 18 demonstrations were registered, and there were calls on the Internet for a further 50 unregistered rallies. Around 760 police officers were also on duty.
► Thousands of people demonstrate against corona measures in Berlin on Monday evening
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One of the largest demonstrations with up to 2000 participants through Alt-Tegel. There were other rallies and demonstrations in front of the town halls of Lichtenberg, Tiergarten, Köpenick and Schöneberg. Many demonstrators refused to wear the mandatory corona face masks.
The police therefore temporarily arrested a total of 253 people. 257 procedures for corresponding administrative offenses were initiated. There were also 19 criminal charges for resistance against police officers and breach of the peace. These demonstrations have been held on Monday evenings for many weeks now.