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Anti-vaxxers were joined by Protestants, fundamental religion of the Bible, and mixed with football hooligans and rightwingers, supporters of Thierry Baudet and Geert Wilders. A broad front of protesters that are getting stronger each week as the policy set forth by caretaker cabinet and leadership weakens. Distrust grows and chance of difficult choices who will get lifesaving treatment in hospitals and a ICU. The black code to leave people to die at home in a matter of days. Record breaking infections as the Delta variant are offered an increased opportunity to replicate in the masses in shopping areas, events and drinking festivals.

Protests continued in the Netherlands for the third day in a row Sunday, with police issuing an emergency order in the eastern city of Enschede, near the German border.

Protesters set off fireworks and vandalized properties in cities -- Groningen and Leeuwarden in the north, Enschede in the east, and Tilburg in the south -- on Sunday evening. 130 people have been arrested since the protests began, police said.

A football match in Leeuwarden was briefly disrupted after supporters, who were barred from the games because of COVID restrictions, threw fireworks into the ground, Dutch media reported.

In Rotterdam, the second-largest Dutch city, police arrested 26 people on Sunday after fans grew rowdy at a game -- people attacked police, threw bins, and lit fireworks. 

But protests were much less violent than the ones that erupted in Rotterdam on Friday evening and The Hague on Saturday

by Oui on Mon Nov 22nd, 2021 at 08:52:23 AM EST
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No fear, we're here ...

by Oui on Mon Nov 22nd, 2021 at 09:56:40 AM EST
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Coverage Conference League Feyenoord-Union Berlin 3-1 ... fun match.

Feyenoord hooligans attack Union Berlin officials at restaurant - Oct. 21, 2021

Police out to stop violence after Union Berlin vs. Feyenoord | AP News - Nov. 5, 2021 |

The two games in the Conference League against Union Berlin have not only yielded Feyenoord two victories, but also a record fine. Over the two matches, the Rotterdam team must transfer a total of € 153,750 to the European football association UEFA. [Total fine this season a record €277,875.]

"Violent and drunk" -- 79 arrests before Union against Feyenoord

by Oui on Mon Nov 22nd, 2021 at 09:57:47 AM EST
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Feyenoord GM resigns amid threats 'fearing for family' | Oct. 27, 2021 |

The shock resignation, the third in five years by the club's top official, comes after a number of incidents in which Mark Koevermans had been targeted, reportedly by hardcore fans of the notoriously rowdy club.

by Oui on Mon Nov 22nd, 2021 at 09:58:39 AM EST
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