2020-08-26: After a planned demonstration against the measures to combat COVID-19 in Berlin was banned by the authorities, several partly right-wing extremist groups called for protests in the city on the weekend. Currently it is unclear whether demonstrations will actually take place. There are increasing reports of calls for violence. The original event was planned for Saturday (29 August)
Heightened security measures are to be expected, local traffic disruptions are possible. Violent incidents cannot be ruled out. Travellers should avoid demonstrations and follow instructions by authorities.