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08 Jan 2020 | 11:21 PM UTC

Germany: Left-wing activists schedule commemorative march in Berlin January 12

Left-wing groups plan demonstration in Berlin on January 12; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

Several left-wing groups have called for a march in Berlin on Sunday, January 12, on the 101st anniversary of the murders of communist figureheads Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht. Participants plan to gather at 10:00 (local time) at the Frankfurter Tor, and then head to the Friedrichsfelde socialist memorial.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected along the march route. 

Advice

Individuals in Berlin are advised to keep abreast of the situation, avoid all public demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.