|[Published: Tuesday January 26 2021]
Third night of riots in Netherlands
AMSTERDAM, 26 Jan. - (ANA) - Riot police in the Netherlands have clashed with protesters for a third night in a row.
Unrest broke out over the weekend amid protests against newly imposed coronavirus restrictions.
Last night, riot police clashed with protesters in Amsterdam as well as Rotterdam, Amersfoort and Geleen.
More than 150 people were arrested, with Prime Minister Mark Rutte condemning what he called “criminal violence”.
The Dutch government has introduced its toughest measures since the start of the pandemic, including a night-time curfew running from 9pm to 4:30am. It is the first curfew the Netherlands since WWII. - (ANA) -
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