Thousands Protested against COVID Measures in Brussels (VIDEOS)

World » EU | January 24, 2022, Monday // 09:53
Bulgaria: Thousands Protested against COVID Measures in Brussels (VIDEOS)

Protest and riots in Brussels. The police used tear gas and water cannons against protesters who are disagreeing with the green certificate. Several buildings in the Belgian capital have been severely damaged. There are also arrested individuals.

Thousands of people, most of them without protective masks, filled the streets of Brussels in protest of the health measures. Initially, the demonstration began peacefully, but clashes with police broke out at around 2 p.m. local time yesterday.

Demonstrators smashed cars and buildings in the area where the European institutions are located. Protesters carried placards reading “Democracy means freedom”, “No to QR codes” and “No to the coronavirus of society!”

Protesters also held placards showing their disagreement with COVID-19 vaccines and calling for “protection” of children.

“I was vaccinated personally, but I'm angry that my children also need to be vaccinated, and they do it for their freedom. They want to travel, to participate in sports, and they can't do that without being vaccinated,” said Carolyn van Landitt.

Prior to the rally, police arrested six people for possession of dangerous or prohibited items.

/Nova

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