France 24: Anti-lockdown protests erupt across Europe as tempers fray over tightening restrictions
Demonstrators took to the streets in several European cities on Saturday to protest Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, with clashes between demonstrators and police erupting in the German city of Kassel, as authorities tried to confront a third coronavirus wave.
More than 20,000 people participated in the protest in the central German city of Kassel, where there also were confrontations between the demonstrators and counter-protesters. The anti-lockdown protesters marched through downtown Kassel despite a court ban, and most didn't comply with infection-control protocols such as wearing face masks.
Some protesters attacked officers and several journalists, according to German media.
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WNU Editor: I live in Montreal and yesterday there was a 1,000+ demonstration against the lockdown measures here.
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