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02 Nov 2018 | 11:07 AM UTC

Germany: Anti-far right protest in Munich November 5

Germany News Alert

Protest in Munich November 5 to denounce the election of far-right AfD party members to the state parliament; transportation disruptions expected, clashes possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/2/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/2/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Berlin). COUNTRY/REGION Munich

Event

A rally for "democracy, peace, freedom, and human rights" is set to take place in Munich on Monday, November 5, following the election of members of the far-right AfD party to the Bavarian Landtag (parliament). Participants will gather at 19:00 (local time) at the Maximilian Bridge, located near the Landtag. Counter-protests are possible, along with clashes between rival protesters or with police. Localized transportation disruptions are expected. Further associated protests are possible in the coming days and weeks.

Context

The AfD won around 11 percent of the votes in the Bavarian state elections, which took place on October 14, allowing them to enter the Landtag for the first time.

Advice

Individuals in Germany are advised to avoid all protests as a precaution.

 

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