Hundreds of people protest in Berlin against the Corona policy and the Infection Protection Act.

More and more demonstrators gathered in the morning on Strasse des 17. Juni.

The police spoke of a number of participants in the lower four-digit range, more demonstrators are pouring in.

The police are in action with a large number of around 2,200 officers.

The Reichstag building and the Brandenburg Gate were cordoned off over a large area.

Water cannons are ready and can be used "if necessary," said a police spokesman.

The Berlin police are supported by the federal police and officials from several federal states.

Protesters chanted shouts such as "Peace, freedom, no dictatorship".

A poster read: "No to the Citizens' Empowerment Act".

Whistles and drums could be heard.

The police repeatedly called for compliance with the corona hygiene rules via loudspeaker.

There have been some temporary arrests for not wearing mouth and nose protection, police said.

There have been nationwide calls on the Internet to travel to Berlin and take to the streets there.


Several demonstrations against the corona infection protection measures were registered for Wednesday around the government district, but four of them were banned.

This includes an elevator that was originally supposed to take place near the bank of the Reichstag with 2000 participants.

In the afternoon a demonstration was supposed to start near Bellevue Palace.


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