Yanis Varoufakis, co-founder of the left-wing pan-European party Diem25, barred from entering Germany. Former Greek Finance Minister barred from attending controversial pro-Palestinian conference in Berlin.

German police interrupted then banned the said conference on Friday less than an hour after the start because one of the speakers was banned from political activity in Germany. The war in Gaza has sparked controversy in Germany, where Berlin's strong support for Israel, as a matter of state, has faced criticism that pro- Palestinian voices have been marginalized. The conference was scheduled to take place from Friday to Sunday, but police later said on social media that they had banned the conference from continuing. The speech Yanis Varoufakis is talking about cannot be consulted in the post he posted on X (formerly Twitter)... But the Greek activist provided the link in another message on the same social network. However, according to information from security circles, which confirmed that of the daily Handelsblatt, this is indeed a ban on entry.