BERLIN (Reuters) – Dozens of demonstrators belonging to a gaggle known as “Cease the Coup” gathered in central Berlin on Saturday to protest in opposition to a no-deal Brexit.
The protesters, who collected signatures for a petition, mentioned they needed to defend British democracy following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s order to droop parliament for 5 weeks earlier than Britain is because of go away the EU on Oct. 31.
“This calculated prorogation of parliament is a menace to British democracy, inflicting a constitutional disaster at a time of nationwide disaster,” learn the petition letter, which the demonstrators deliberate to ship afterward Saturday to Britain’s ambassador to Germany.
“This utter chaos has introduced us collectively in solidarity to defend British democracy,” the letter added.
Saturday’s demonstration in Berlin befell because the BBC reported that British lawmakers, together with Conservatives expelled this week from the occasion, had been making ready authorized motion in case Johnson refuses to hunt a delay to Brexit.
About 100 individuals from Britain and different European international locations took half within the occasion close to the Brandenburg Gate, a logo of German unity, and simply steps away from the British embassy.
Reporting by Tom Sims in Frankfurt; Enhancing by Helen Popper