Danish police arrest scores in second night of unrest at rally
The crowd dispersed after two officers were seriously injured, police said, and demonstrators were attacked after scuffles between police and demonstrators on Saturday in Copenhagen’s largest city.
The clashes erupted after one of the masked protesters, believed to be a member of a right-wing group, threw a bottle through a police fence.
It was the latest flare-up over Copenhagen’s role as a major source of foreign funding for Islamic State militants after a Danish woman was killed when a militant bomb targeted a bus carrying Danish citizens.
The authorities have called for the crowd to disperse and a special police unit has been formed. Police said at least 15 people – mostly white, about 12 of them minors – had been 예스 카지노arrested since the unrest began.
A man, who identified himself as a lawyer from the area, told a news conference that the police had arrested several hundred people after they had attacked some of the protesters. The man, who gave his name as Lassen, was wearing a mask and carrying a rifle. He described police as “thugs” who were in the crowd of about 1,000 people who had gathered to pr진주출장샵otest.
“The police were trying to break the peace. I saw some guys hitting policemen. It’s just people who are getting arrested, even though we were peaceful,” Lassen said.
About 70 to 100 mostly Muslim protesters also had gathered outside the police station as the police operation continued into Saturday evening. “I am a member of the anti-Islamic group and I was angry that the police did not intervene when the group started throwing rocks at the officers with bot출장 안마tles,” the man said.
At least 200 police officers and soldiers moved in on the rally, carrying water cannons and other heavy weapons as demonstrators threw objects at them, a police official said.
The Copenhagen police said they were investigating the violence and said they were checking the footage from nearby police cameras. “We have a lot of hard work to do to prevent further harm.”
An angry crowd of around 600 people also briefly gathered on the city’s main avenue, blocking the main entrance to the city centre and burning cars on to the street as it prepared to take center stage.
Crowds of mainly young Muslims gathered near the central market and held up pictures of two-year-old Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2010 for trying to raise awareness about the importance of education for girls and learning how to read an