Corona-Demonstration in Bern: Aggressionen gegen Polizisten und eine Reverenz an Ueli Maurer

© Bereitgestellt von Neue Zürcher Zeitung Die Polizei hat die unbewilligte Demonstration gegen Corona-Massnahmen auf dem Bundesplatz aufgelöst. Peter Klaunzer / Keystone

Die Szenerie bei Demonstrationen gegen Corona-Massnahmen wird dramatischer. Am Donnerstagabend entwickelte sich die Kundgebung auf dem Bundesplatz in Bern derart, dass sich Sicherheitsdirektor Reto Nause offensichtlich an den Sturm von Trump-Anhängern aufs Capitol in Washington erinnert fühlte. Die Polizei habe einen möglichen Sturm aufs Bundeshaus verhindert, twitterte er und dankte den Einsatzkräften für ihr Vorgehen.

Laut Mitteilung der Berner Kantonspolizei vom Freitag hatten Demonstranten an der Sperre vor dem Bundeshaus gerüttelt und versucht, die Gitter aus den Verankerungen zu heben. Zudem seien unzählige Gegenstände wie Flaschen und Holzscheite gegen das Bundeshaus und die Einsatzkräfte geworfen worden. Auch von Angriffen mit Feuerwerk und Knallpetarden berichtet die Polizei. Als Reaktion darauf setzte sie Wasserwerfer, Tränengas und Gummischrot ein und löste die unbewilligte Kundgebung auf.

Hauptanlass für die Demonstration war den Transparenten nach zu schliessen die Ausweitung der Zertifikatspflicht, die teilweise zum Impfzwang umgedeutet wurde. Neben Sprechchören wie «Liberté Liberté» war auch «Ueli Ueli» zu hören. Damit wurde zweifellos der Umstand gewürdigt, dass Bundesrat Ueli Maurer sich kürzlich symbolträchtig die Kutte der Freiheitstrychler übergeworfen hatte. Die Aktion sorgte in den vergangenen Tagen für einige Irritation bei jenen, die eine derartige Distanzierung von der Politik der Landesregierung gerade im aktuellen Umfeld für mindestens unangemessen halten.

© Bereitgestellt von Neue Zürcher Zeitung «Zertidiktat»: ;Massnahmenkritiker demonstrieren vor dem Bundeshaus gegen die Ausweitung der Zertifikatspflicht. Peter Klaunzer / Keystone

Dem Aufruf zur Kundgebung in Bern waren mehrere Tausend Personen gefolgt. Unter den Demonstranten befanden sich unter anderen die Freiheitstrychler, die Bewegung «Massvoll» und vereinzelte Exponenten rechtsextremer Gruppierungen. Versammelt hatten sie sich gegen 19 Uhr 30 auf dem Berner Bahnhofplatz. Bereits beim anschliessenden Umzug durch die Innenstadt, der den öffentlichen Verkehr zeitweise zum Erliegen brachte, kam es zu Handgemengen mit Gegendemonstranten. Auf dem Bundesplatz wurde ein Mann bei einer Auseinandersetzung verletzt, wie die Polizei schreibt.

Die Ausschreitungen spiegeln die sich verhärtenden und zunehmend mit Pathos aufgeladenen Debatten zum Umgang mit der Pandemie, in denen immer wieder auch von «Diktatur» die Rede ist. Das scheint wenigstens bei einzelnen die Bereitschaft zu radikaleren Aktionen zu fördern. Jedenfalls registriert auch die Polizei, dass die Stimmung bei solchen Demonstrationen nach und nach aufgeheizter und aggressiver geworden ist, wie der Berner Polizeisprecher Christoph Gnägi bei Radio SRF sagte.

Ruhe bewahrt hingegen Nationalratspräsident Andreas Aebi (svp., Bern): «Wegen ein paar Hitzköpfen lassen wir uns nicht aus der Fassung bringen.», liess er sich in den Tamedia-Zeitungen zitieren. Deren Verhalten sei unschweizerisch und dem Zusammenhalt im Land nicht förderlich.

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