Euroregion Elbe/Labe

Meeting along the closed border

On May 2nd, people from the Czech Republic and Germany met at six locations along the closed border to underline their desire to open the border.


Source: Facebook

Since mid-March, the German-Czech border has only been passable in a few exceptional cases. This closing of the border has been criticized from various sides. Yesterday people from both countries met at six different places to send a signal that the border should be reopened as soon as possible. In the Euroregion Elbe/Labe, the meetings took place in Ostrov near Tisá and in Zinnwald/Cínovec. Some border crossings are said to have happened, without any intervention by the state.

Facebook-Group (with photos and discussion in DE/CS)

Report in newspaper Ustecký Deník (CS)

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