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38,000 people rally in Berlin against Covid-19 rules

A police officer uses pepper spray on protesters in front of the Reichstag Building during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus  outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. Some 38,000 people participated in a rally against coronavirus restrictions in Berlin despite police efforts to disperse the crowds due to the risk of Covid-19 contagion.REUTERS/Christian Mang

A police officer uses pepper spray on protesters in front of the Reichstag Building during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. Some 38,000 people participated in a rally against...more

A police officer uses pepper spray on protesters in front of the Reichstag Building during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. Some 38,000 people participated in a rally against coronavirus restrictions in Berlin despite police efforts to disperse the crowds due to the risk of Covid-19 contagion.REUTERS/Christian Mang
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Police officers detain a demonstrator during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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A demonstrator wears a mask that has been cut out as he attends a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A demonstrator wears a mask that has been cut out as he attends a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A demonstrator wears a mask that has been cut out as he attends a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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People gesture as they attend a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

People gesture as they attend a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

People gesture as they attend a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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A man holds flowers as he attends a rally in Berlin, August 29.   REUTERS/Christian Mang

A man holds flowers as he attends a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

A man holds flowers as he attends a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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Police officers detain a demonstrator during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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A demonstrator attends a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A demonstrator attends a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A demonstrator attends a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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Protesters demonstrate in front of the Reichstag Building during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Protesters demonstrate in front of the Reichstag Building during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Protesters demonstrate in front of the Reichstag Building during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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Police officers intervene in front of the Reichstag Building  in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Police officers intervene in front of the Reichstag Building in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Police officers intervene in front of the Reichstag Building in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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Police officers stand guard in front of the Reichstag Building in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Police officers stand guard in front of the Reichstag Building in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Police officers stand guard in front of the Reichstag Building in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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Demonstrators dance during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

Demonstrators dance during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

Demonstrators dance during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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Police officers detain a protester during a rally in Berlin, August 29.   REUTERS/Christian Mang

Police officers detain a protester during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Police officers detain a protester during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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A woman holds a sign during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A woman holds a sign during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A woman holds a sign during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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A protester reacts during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

A protester reacts during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

A protester reacts during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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Police officers intervene in front of the Reichstag Building during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Police officers intervene in front of the Reichstag Building during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Police officers intervene in front of the Reichstag Building during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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A woman holds a sign during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus  outbreak, at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A woman holds a sign during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A woman holds a sign during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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Police officers intervene in front of the Reichstag Building during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Police officers intervene in front of the Reichstag Building during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Police officers intervene in front of the Reichstag Building during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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A demonstrator holds a placard during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A demonstrator holds a placard during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A demonstrator holds a placard during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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Police officers detain a demonstrator during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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Police officers scuffle with a protester in front of the Reichstag Building during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Police officers scuffle with a protester in front of the Reichstag Building during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Police officers scuffle with a protester in front of the Reichstag Building during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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Demonstrators gesture in front of the Reichstag Building  in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Demonstrators gesture in front of the Reichstag Building in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Demonstrators gesture in front of the Reichstag Building in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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A demonstrator wearing underwear to cover his face attends a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A demonstrator wearing underwear to cover his face attends a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A demonstrator wearing underwear to cover his face attends a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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People hold signs during a rally against the government's restrictions at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

People hold signs during a rally against the government's restrictions at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

People hold signs during a rally against the government's restrictions at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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Police officers detain a demonstrator during a rally against the government's restrictions in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a rally against the government's restrictions in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a rally against the government's restrictions in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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A demonstrator speaks through a megaphone during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

A demonstrator speaks through a megaphone during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang

A demonstrator speaks through a megaphone during a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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A demonstrator wearing a plague doctor mask attends a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A demonstrator wearing a plague doctor mask attends a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A demonstrator wearing a plague doctor mask attends a rally in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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Demonstrators hold placards during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

Demonstrators hold placards during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

Demonstrators hold placards during a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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A portrait of Mahatma Gandhi is seen as demonstrators take part in a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A portrait of Mahatma Gandhi is seen as demonstrators take part in a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A portrait of Mahatma Gandhi is seen as demonstrators take part in a rally against the government's restrictions following the coronavirus outbreak, in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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A man holds a placard reading "Press, shame on you" during a rally at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, August 29.   REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A man holds a placard reading "Press, shame on you" during a rally at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

A man holds a placard reading "Press, shame on you" during a rally at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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Police officers detain a demonstrator during a rally against the government's restrictions in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a rally against the government's restrictions in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a rally against the government's restrictions in Berlin, August 29. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt
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