Batons were used: violent dispersal of a protest in Amsterdam
Thousands of people gathered in Amsterdam to march against quarantine restrictions.
According to AP, a small group of demonstrators participated in clashes with police. Batons were used. Law enforcers brought in guard dogs.
Людей терзали полицейские собаки, избивали дубинками во время несанкционированной акции протеста против ограничений Covid в #Amsterdam . https://t.co/SCr1GHmbXD
— pani Walewska (@pani_walewska) January 2, 2022
Law enforcement officers tried to disperse the protesters near the Museum Square. According to journalists, at least one person was detained.
Meanwhile, outside the Van Gogh Museum, other demonstrators stood with a poster that read: “Less repression, more care.” People in white overalls and masks held signs that read: “ It's not about the virus, it's about control. '' and “ Freedom. ''
Many security forces were pulled into the center of Amsterdam by the order of the mayor of the city.
large crowds of people gather at the museum square in Amsterdam to demonstrate against the corona policy#Amsterdam #Museumpleinpic.twitter.com/ivdcrL0kXD
— Vince2 🍀🎗 (@Vince225368787) January 2, 2022
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— Anonymous UK Citizen (@AnonUKCitizen) January 2, 2022