Shortly before the general election, people take to the streets for solidarity. Hundreds of organizations are getting involved, familiar faces have announced themselves.
Berlin – The German capital was recently in the headlines when it came to demos, mainly because of protests against the Corona * measures. On this Saturday there will be a completely different topic on their streets: The planned protest is under the motto “For an open and solidary society”.
Thousands of people want to march through Berlin at the demonstration of the “Indivisible” alliance. In previous “indivisible” demonstrations, tens of thousands of people were involved. According to information from rbb24 Left * top candidate Klaus Lederer and the top candidates for the House of Representatives Franziska Giffey (SPD *) and Bettina Jarasch (Greens *) are expected.
“Indivisible” demo in Berlin: DGB, Fridays for Future and tenants’ association on the street
This time the police expect up to 30,000 participants. “We have to manage the amount,” said a police spokeswoman on Friday. “But we don’t expect violent clashes.”
According to the action alliance, around 350 initiatives are taking part in the protest. These include the German Trade Union Federation (DGB), the Paritätische Wohlfahrtsverband, the climate movement “Fridays for Future” and the Berlin tenants’ association.
The US whistleblower and former CIA employee Edward Snowden is said to speak to the demonstrators via video switch, according to the organizers. The demonstration begins at 1 p.m. with a kick-off rally in the area of Straße des 17. Juni, the Brandenburg Gate and Potsdamer Platz. (frs with material from dpa) * Merkur.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA