Leipzig has a turbulent Saturday ahead of it: Eight demonstrations have been registered in the city, including one by Corona opponents.
The police will be on site with a large number.
On November 7th, a
the Corona opponents
the demonstration rules - now only 1000 people are allowed at individual gatherings.
already planned water cannons and a cavalry team
for the demos on Saturday in
Leipzig - On Saturday,
once again be the venue for several rallies around Corona and the associated politics in Germany.
This time, the organizer of a protest by opponents of the current measures is not the
“lateral thinking” movement
, but someone from their environment.
The demonstrators are supposed to gather at 1 p.m. on Kurt-Masur-Platz behind the Gewandhaus - near the university, fairly close to the city center.
"Life after Corona"
The police have announced that they will accompany the demo Saturday in Leipzig with a
For this she receives support from Baden-Württemberg, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Bremen, Brandenburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Saxony-Anhalt and the federal police.
The city and the police have announced that this time they will consistently punish any violations of the corona rules.
Depending on the development, a
circle over the city.
and an equestrian team are also available.
Spray from water cannons was only used on Wednesday during demonstrations in Berlin against the new Corona Infection Protection Act.
Corona demo in Leipzig: the protection of the Constitution also expects violent groups
According to the
protest meeting against the Corona measures should be
bordered with bars and access will be controlled.
In Saxony, meetings with a maximum of 1000 participants are currently only permitted.
The police announced that their focus would be on "separating peaceful and unpeaceful participants" in the various gatherings.
Protection of the Constitution
has, according to
reports that will mobilize both the extreme right and the extreme left-wing camp for Leipzig.
Reich citizens and violent groups such as
could also come to the city.
Overall, the protection of the Constitution expects a
Protest against opponents of the current measures comes from the action network
“Leipzig takes place”
, which calls for three rallies in central squares of the city.
In addition, according to the city, four other meetings are registered.
📢📢📢 PLAN CHANGE: The oath Nazis come Saturday at 1 p.m. so that we can greet them with our loud counter-protest, let's start earlier: 12:30 p.m. @Augustusplatz (Gewandhausseite) #SchwurbLE # le2111 📢📢📢 Think about MNS & 1.5m intervals!
- Leipzig takes a seat (@ take a seat) November 19, 2020
Corona demo in Leipzig: At the beginning of the month, “lateral thinking” mobilized 20,000 participants
Two weeks ago on November 7th, the last big corona demo took place in Leipzig, the escalation of which sparked a lot of discussion and criticism.
Around 20,000 participants came to
the event of the
- distance and mask rules were not adhered to in many places, there were scuffles, pyrotechnics flew through the air.
In response, the Saxon government tightened the rules for meetings.
Opponents of corona requirements and counter-demonstrators are also mobilizing
other German cities
In Bochum, the initiative "lateral thinking 234 Bochum" has registered 1000 participants.
Among other things, a speech by “lateral thinking” founder Michael Ballweg has been announced.
2000 participants were registered in Göppingen, and organizers expect several hundred each at demonstrations in Pforzheim, Hanover and Berlin.
Court, on the other hand, confirmed the city's ban on a “lateral thinker” demonstration, for which up to 30,000 participants were registered on the Theresienwiese in Munich.
(dpa / cibo) * Merkur.de is part of the Ippen digital network.