19 people arrested after violent demonstrations against COVID measures in the Netherlands

On Holland, the police reported this Sunday that they arrested 19 people after a second night of violent protests against the latest sanitary measures decided by the Government to try to stop a new wave of COVID-19.



A day earlier, the violence in Rotterdam led to the arrest of 51 detainees and 3 wounded by gunshots.  Photo: AFP


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A day earlier, the violence in Rotterdam led to the arrest of 51 detainees and 3 wounded by gunshots. Photo: AFP

In The Hague, several riot police charged against groups of protesters throwing stones and other objects at them in a popular neighborhood, and used a water cannon to put out a bicycle fire at a busy street intersection, police said in a statement. Holland.

The police made a total of “19 arrests for profaning insults, among other things,” adds the text of the violent demonstrations caused amid of the new coronavirus pandemic COVID-19.

During the clashes in Holland, the riot police took a woman out of a car whose occupants had shouted insults at the police and loaded her into a truck, a journalist from the AFP.

The protests against sanitary restrictions due to the pandemic of COVID-19 They again degenerated into riots on Saturday night, in The Hague in particular, where five police officers were injured.

A day earlier, the violence in the port city of Rotterdam led to the arrest of 51 detainees and three gunshot wounds.

Because of the measures against the COVID, there were also violent acts in Urk, a small Protestant town located in the center of Holland, and in several localities of the province of Limburg (south).

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