Controls on the Opera square: It's no fun to be here,

Two weeks ago, it came to the Frankfurt Opera house is a place of serious clashes in which several policemen were injured. The safety concept developed by the c

Controls on the Opera square: It's no fun to be here,

Two weeks ago, it came to the Frankfurt Opera house is a place of serious clashes in which several policemen were injured. The safety concept developed by the city in cooperation with the police then, seems to show effect. Because since then, rules have spoken now among the visitors around: From midnight to the place may no longer be accessed by new visitors, at one o'clock in the morning, he must be completely vacated.

Marie Lisa Kehler

Deputy Department head of the Regional section of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

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The police is on this evening, again with a large contingent on site. Celebrate under the eyes of the officials – that seems to be a lot of deter. Only a few came at all. Those who turn to it nevertheless, know the majority of what you expected. Because the police had already announced in the run-up, more persons to carry out inspections.

In small groups of police officers patrolling the place, check again and again passers-by. Before this, according to your Statements as questions, to clarify you about what happened here two weeks ago, remember to the outbreak of violence and promote understanding. "When I get on a day here, then I know that something will happen to me," says a twenty-year-old, after he had to show his ID. He's at ease with it. "They're just doing their job."

Dialog instead of a riot

with a friend, he drove it this evening from Hanau to the Opera square. Also, two weeks ago, they had celebrated together, he says. At least so long, until they were unintentionally become witnesses of the riots. You have saved Videos of the night on their phones. A similar Situation do you want to experience a second Time, they say. Instead, they were only here to see whether it is voice, which, all told. The place was deserted. It's true. "Today nothing is going on here. It's no fun to be here,“ says Hanauer.

Just as it threatens to be really boring to enter a group of demonstrators from the Opera square. They loudly demand the attention of those who sit on the well curb or the stairs to the Old Opera. A group of young women from the protesters not to interfere. You just make photos, laugh, float, drink. A political speech? For tonight you will have no ear. They celebrate the bachelorette party.

Updated Date: 02 August 2020, 02:19

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