Thousands in Germany protest restrictions on unvaccinated
Thousands of protesters gathered in Berlin on Saturday to demonstrate against government leaders considering imposing additional coronavirus restrictions on unvaccinated individuals in the country.
The Associated Press reported that nine different demonstrations were held Saturday despite bans on several of the protests due to concerns about the spread of the highly contagious delta variant.
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French cafés sit EMPTY as police RAID outdoor diners, after Macron extends vaccine pass to restaurants
Police in France have begun enforcing the vaccination pass mandate to enter cafés and restaurants, leading to many of their tables being empty during the usually busy lunchtime, as the French lunched on public benches instead.
On Monday, President Emmanuel Macron’s government extended the controversial ‘pass sanitaire’ requirement to dining venues, even outdoor ones, disregarding the weekend of mass protests that drew at least 250,000 people onto the streets across France.
A video doing the rounds on social media, shot by a Reuters photographer, showed French police checking diners’ papers. Those without the pass face a €135 *($158) fine, which increases to €9,000 ($10,560) for a repeat offense.
Swiss Police Threaten to Stop Enforcing COVID-19 Rules
Group warns in letter that lockdown laws violate fundamental rights.
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10 August, 2021