Anti-migrant protest in Berlin

About 5,000 people protested in Berlin today to protest the asylum policies of the German government. Several counter-demonstrations were held and some protesters were arrested.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers to Germany should be aware of tensions between factions who support asylum policies and those who do not and the potential for protests. Some protests have resulted in arrests. To minimize safety risk, always avoid large public gatherings or rallies. Even peaceful demonstrations can escalate quickly and unexpectedly.

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