Dozens arrested in Netherlands in second night of Covid protests

Posted by on November 21, 2021 8:31 am
Categories: Global Stories

Five police officers injured as angry protests erupt across Europe after announcement of new restrictions

Five police officers have been injured and at least 40 people arrested in a second night of violence in the Netherlands, as tougher Covid-19 restrictions to curb the resurgent pandemic led to angry protests in several European countries.

Dutch authorities on Saturday deployed water canon, dogs and mounted police to dispel crowds of rioters who lit fires and lobbed fireworks in The Hague and elsewhere, after more than 50 people were arrested in Rotterdam on Friday.

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