In photos: Hundreds protest in Brussels in opposition to COVID restrictions
By Euronews with AP
Protesters march from a Brussels park to the European Union headquarters on Saturday. – Copyright Olivier Matthys/AP
A whole bunch of parents descended on La Cambre woods in Brussels on Saturday for a event and yelp march designed to flout COVID-19 restrictions.
The contributors then marched on the European Union’s headquarters, protesting in opposition to ongoing security measures and calling on Europeans to swear reduction their freedom, amid minor tussles with police.
The marchers had been dispersed by early evening. The mass demonstration took effort after an an identical anti-lockdown occasions within the park in spring 2021, whereby police had resorted to plod gasoline and water cannons to smash up rowdy crowds, ensuing in a type of arrests and accidents.
Belgium has been badly-hit by COVID-19, with shut to 25,000 deaths recorded in a inhabitants of fewer than 12 million. In different places on Saturday, about 1,000 medical docs and health workers took share in an licensed yelp within the capital to name for higher financial reinforce and medical establishment staffing.