Dutch curfew riots rage for third night

By TPN/Lusa, in World, News · 26-01-2021 13:18:00 · 0 Comments

Unrest started over the weekend as protesters kicked back against newly imposed coronavirus restrictions

Protesters defying a curfew in the Netherlands have again clashed with riot police, after a weekend of unrest. More than 150 people were arrested in several cities. In Rotterdam, the police fired warning shots and tear gas, after an emergency order issued by the mayor failed to move demonstrators. Unrest started over the weekend as protesters kicked back against newly imposed coronavirus restrictions. Prime Minister Mark Rutte has condemned what he called "criminal violence".



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