Demonstrators are scheduled to gather in Berlin on Saturday, October 10, to protest restrictions introduced by the German government to address the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Organizers have stated that up to 20,000 participants will gather at Adenauerplatz at 12:00 (local time) before matching via Kurfurstendamm to the Victory Column. A smaller gathering is expected to occur at Alexanderplatz from 16:00.
A heightened security presence is to be expected in the vicinity of any demonstration. Localized travel disruptions should also be anticipated.
Those in Berlin are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all demonstrations and political gatherings as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.
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