A demonstration has been called in Frankfurt 7 November to protest against the republication of the cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad by the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

The participants planned to gather between 17:00 and 20:00 (local time) and march from Kaiserstraße to Hauptwache Square.

However, the local authorities banned the demonstration, citing a risk to security and public order.

Increased security is nonetheless expected in the area and tensions cannot be ruled out if the rally goes ahead.

It is advisable to keep away from any gathering or crowd movement.

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