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Belgium: Police fire water cannon, tear gas on protesters opposing Covid-19 restrictions

Protesters opposing compulsory health measures against the coronavirus pandemic in Belgium were dispersed by police water cannons. Some 8,000 people marched through Brussels towards the headquarters of the European Union, chanting “Freedom!” and letting off fireworks. The crowd was smaller than the 35,000 vaccine and lockdown sceptics who marched last month. Protesters were blocked from […]