Germany: 18 officers injured dispersing Berlin rally against coronavirus curbs 02.08.2020

Deutsche Welle | Aug 2, 2020 at 2:00 AM
  • At least 18 police officers were reportedly injured in Berlin on Saturday as they tried to break up a large gathering of people demonstrating against coronavirus restrictions, including the face mask requirement.
  • Some protesters carried a banner calling for the arrest of US billionaire Bill Gates, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, German Health Minister Jens Spahn, and others.
  • The surge has been attributed to the public becoming negligent on hygiene and social distancing rules.