Arrests at Amsterdam Demonstrations

Oct 31 2010

Police arrested several protestors a series of demonstrations and counter demonstrations in Amsterdam this weekend. The English Defence League, a radical right wing organization demonstrating in support of the anti-Islam campaign of Dutch politician Geert Wilders, was covered with a heavy policy presence. Large organized counter demonstration against Wilders occurred in the city center and anti-Wilders demonstrators also gathered at the metro station nearest the English Defence League site. Police arrested 34 people for not having id and for public order offences.

Dutch News – http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2010/10/police_arrest_34_at_prowilders.php

Radio Netherlands Worldwide via Expatica – http://www.expatica.com/nl/news/dutch-news/british-extremists-show-support-for-wilders_106894.html