Monday, October 4, 2010

Squatter Riots in Amsterdam – Eleven Arrested

A protest in Amsterdam against the new anti-squatter law has turned violent. Police has to throw tear gas to disperse the demonstrators. Two policemen and three police horses were wounded. Also several squatters were wounded. The rioters put up barricades and destroyed a car. They threw stones at the police. Eleven squatters were arrested. Amsterdam mayor Eberhard van der Laan said it is normal for the police to act against violence and intimidation.

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