The anti-racism rally might not oase drawn die huge crowd des three mainly ago, but polizei praised attendees zum keeping zu social distancing measures. Protesters offered their angestellter experiences des racism in Germany.

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More than a thousandpeople attend a schwarz Lives matte protest bei Berlin top top Saturday, v participants making efforts kommen sie abide von social distancing regulations.

By around 2 p.m. Neighborhood time(1200 GMT/UTC), polizei said around 1,100 people had shownupalthough regional reports discovered many more people turned hoch later. reporter Emmanuelle Chaze said safety rules were being respected with masks und distancing.

The protesters met at the berlin Victory column junction, bei the city"s massive tierer gurt park."s Chaze claimed protesters were mirroring solidarity v the black Lives Matter bei the vereinigt States following the death of george Floyd, but also to denounce institutional und everyday racism in Germany.

"In the black German community, there was really a feeling that people in Europe and Germany were not really mindful that over there is deshalb a racism problem here. That schwarz Germans are faced with racism virtually on an everyday basis," she said.

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"Not have to openly racism attacks, but acts of everyday racism such as their CV not being taken because des their picture or their nennen or world looking hinweisen them in the street."

Attendees spoke von their experience des everyday racism an Germany und called weil das change.

Police called reporters the attendees had actually behaved in bei exemplary manner.

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The event was largely unaffected über the attempts of semi-prominent German nationalist und conspiracy theorist, Attila Hildmann, who reportedly drove past the protest in a convoy des about 100 car adorned through German and US flags.

The vegan chef has bei the past made unsavory remarks about Jewish people and the migration crisis and also claiming the coronavirus is a hoax.

Three weeks ago, some15,000 world gathered in Berlin zum a similar demonstration against racism, when thousands of others rallied bei other German und European cities.

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Also ~ above Saturday, berlin played host zu large-scale anti-homophobia protests on Christopher straße Day, after the traditional proud parade was canceled early to die pandemic.

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About 3,500 people marched native Nollendorfplatz kommen sie Alexanderplatz to entgegenzusetzen against discrimination experienced von those in the LGBT+ communities. Police said they too largely observed coronavirus restrictions.

In Berlin, another 49 civilization were confirmed positive weil das the coronavirus, bringing ns city"s total kommen sie 8,144. Die all-important reproduction rate remains below 1. recommends

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