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09 Dec 2019 | 07:58 AM UTC

Germany: Ongoing protest in Berlin December 9

Ongoing protest against rent-freeze legislation reported near Brandenburg Gate in Berlin December 9; transportation disruptions reported

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Event

At least 1500 people and 500 vehicles have converged at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate as of noon (local time) on Monday, December 9, to protest rent-freeze legislation.

A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are likely in the vicinity of the protest over the coming hours. 

Advice

Individuals in Berlin are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and demonstrations, and expect transportation disruptions