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28 Nov 2020 | 10:06 AM UTC

Germany: Protesters gather in Kalkar (North Rhine-Westphalia state) November 28

Protesters gather in Kalkar (North Rhine-Westphalia state) on November 28; anticipate disruptions

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Event

Some 500 protesters have gathered in Kalkar (North Rhine-Westphalia state) on Saturday, November 28, to denounce the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party which is hosting a conference there. Demonstrators gathered in the vicinity of Kernwasserwunderland, where the conference is being held, amid a heightened police presence from 10:30 (local time). Reports indicate that the protests have remained peaceful.

The AfD conference is expected to continue into Sunday, November 29, and as such further unrest is possible. 

Advice

Those in the area are advised to avoid the vicinity of any demonstration as a precaution, monitor developments, anticipate transportation and associated disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

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