Hundreds of people took to the streets of Berlin to celebrate May Day on Friday despite the social distancing measures imposed by the government to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Footage shows heavy police presence near Goerlitzer Park in the popular Kreuzberg neighbourhood, with left-wing demonstrators marching, holding banners. One person was seen arrested, with minor scuffles reported.
The... Еще protesters, who were not observing social distancing guidelines, rallied despite a ban on gatherings of more than 20 people amid the coronavirus pandemic.
International Workers' Day, also known as May Day or May 1, is marked by large demonstrations of workers and labour activists across the world.
According to Johns Hopkins University, Germany has reported 163,936 coronavirus cases, with 6,736 deaths related to the virus.