Brussels police fire water cannon, tear gas during COVID curbs protest

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Demonstrators gathered in the Belgian capital to protest what they regard as overly extreme measures by the government to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The march followed demonstrations in other European capitals on Saturday that also drew thousands of people protesting vaccine passports and other requirements that European governments have imposed.
4 months ago

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Times of India

Belgian police fire water cannon, tear gas during Covid curbs protest

Europe News: BRUSSELS: Tens of thousands of people protested in Brussels on Sunday against Covid-19 restrictions, some clashing with police who fired water cannon .

4 months ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

Clashes at Belgium Covid protest

A rally sees violent exchanges in Brussels as tens of thousands marched against Covid restrictions.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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Reuters

Brussels police fire water cannon, tear gas during COVID curbs protest

By Johnny Cotton BRUSSELS - Police in Brussels fired water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters near the European Commission's headquarters on Sunday, after a protest involving some 50,000 people opposing COVID-19 restrictions turned violent. Although Belgium announced a slight easing of coronavirus restrictions on Friday, despite record infections, the government also said

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Police use water cannon at Brussels protest against Covid rules – video

Police used teargas and fired water cannon to disperse crowds during a demonstration against coronavirus measures

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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News18 India

Brussels Police Fire Water Cannon, Tear Gas During Covid-19 Curbs Protest

The passes, which are mandatory for anyone wishing to enter a restaurant, museum or many other public space, have sparked fierce opposition among some Belgians.

4 months ago·India
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NDTV

Clashes At Belgium Covid Rules Protest; Police Use Water Cannon, Tear Gas

Police fired water cannon and tear gas Sunday at stone-throwing protesters after tens of thousands of demonstrators marched through Brussels against Covid-19 rules.

4 months ago·New Delhi, India
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