Demonstrations against COVID-19 restrictions broke out in a handful of cities in Central Europe this weekend, including one protest waged just outside the home of a German health minister.
The health minister for the German state of Saxony, Petra Köpping, condemned a rally organized by a right-wing extremist group that took place outside of her home on Friday evening, during which protestors carried torches and chanted about their opposition to the country’s COVID-19 policies, Deutsche Welle reported.
Köpping called the incident “disgusting and indecent.” Police said they were looking into the demonstration, according to the German news outlet.
Several protests also occurred on Saturday in Frankfurt and Berlin. The demonstrations in Frankfurt appeared to be more violent,