Freiburg (dpa / lsw) – According to the police, several thousand people demonstrated against the corona policy on Saturday in Baden-Württemberg. There were no major incidents in the registered protest marches, as the spokesman for the police headquarters announced in the evening. Most people took to the streets in Freiburg, the police counted up to 6,000 participants in the registered train. It took place under strict conditions. There were only unsuccessful attempts by opponents of the demonstrators to block the route for the protest, said a police spokesman.
The day before the protest in Freiburg, the city had issued a general decree according to which so-called Monday walks are prohibited with “immediate effect” unless they have been notified. Similar bans are known from other cities.
According to police estimates, 1,800 people each gathered in Karlsruhe and Reutlingen on Saturday to protest against the corona policy. In the fan-shaped city they announced their displeasure with drums, the cry of “freedom” and posters. The police announced that the “large majority” wore a mask at the equally peaceful demonstration in Reutlingen under the motto “We are the human family”. At a larger, not registered demonstration, numerous people had already gathered in Ulm on Friday evening.
Demonstrations against the corona policy also took place in other federal states on Saturday. One of the largest events by vaccination opponents and doubters of corona measures took place in Hamburg, where the police spoke of around 13,700 participants in the evening. According to the police, up to 8,000 people demonstrated against corona measures at a registered event in Frankfurt am Main. According to the police, there were several thousand in Düsseldorf, the organizers spoke of around 4000. Almost 2000 there were in Wetzlar in Hesse and around 1250 in Trier, in Schwerin around 1600 opponents gathered, according to the police, in Regensburg around 2700 and in Ansbach (both Bavaria) around 2000 demonstrators.
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