Senate discusses Mayday protests and Ukrainian refugees –

At a meeting on Tuesday (April 26, 2022), the Senate will discuss police preparations with the Senate Interior Ministry for the expected protest on May 1.

Left-wing and radical left-wing groups are said to be planning a “revolutionary May Day demonstration.” Berlin’s Interior Senator, Iris Spranger (SPD), wants to show what the Berlin police are expecting about protests. Police also paid close attention to possible anti-Semitic posters and slogans from the left group Migrantifa after anti-Israeli protests by Palestinian groups and Arab youth over the weekend, according to spokesmen. Will pay. Last year, anti-Semitic cases were observed in protest of young immigrants.

Discussion on the arrival and detention of Ukrainian refugees

The Senate will also discuss the current situation regarding the arrival and detention of Ukrainian war refugees in Berlin. Senator Katja Kipping (Left Party) presents a report on the latest data and informs the Senate of further plans for refugee registration at Tegel’s Arrival Center. Education Senator Astrid Sabine Busse (SPD) gives Senator an overview of Ukrainian children and adolescents at schools in Berlin.

Resolution on Coronavirus Isolation and Higher Education Bill

A Senate resolution to shorten the period of quarantine after corona infection is also planned at today’s meeting. People who have been asymptomatic for at least 48 hours will be able to leave the quarantine in the next five days, a suggestion from the health administration. In addition, the controversial amendments to the Berlin Higher Education Act have been passed, with a particular transition period agreed. The paragraph on indefinite employment of young researchers was highly criticized. Immediately after the Senate meeting, the Senate Committee on Housing will meet for the first time.

Author: dpa /

Issued: April 26, 2022

Last updated: April 26, 2022 Senate discusses Mayday protests and Ukrainian refugees –

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