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Two hundred arrested in Berlin at anti-lockdown demos in Germany

2020-05-17 07:55:13       source:CGTN

May 17, 2020 

Hundreds gathered in Germany's main cities on Saturday as unhappiness with lockdown measures continues to fuel a wave of protests, with hundreds of people arrested in Berlin. 

At first, such demonstrations attracted just a small number of protesters against the tough restrictions to stem the spread of coronavirus, with many of them said to be anti-vaccination campaigners and believers in COVID conspiracy theories. 

However, in recent weeks, numbers have increased – as have the cases of violent standoffs with police.

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