RTL 5 min – Demonstration in Luxembourg: Arrests, Bumper Operation, City Center Disrupted

As announced last week, Luxembourg officials have stepped up their security arrangements around events planned for this weekend in the capital.

From 2 p.m., the protesters stayed near Classic, where the procession must first reach the Place de l’Europe on the other side of the Bond Grande-Duchess Charlotte (Red Bridge). According to police, they number about 500.

At 3:30 p.m., people finally headed to the center in the direction of the Boulevard Royal outside the perimeter where officers planned. Until the early hours of the evening, a total of 12 people were arrested by agents at the scene. The bumper was activated twice after tensions between some protesters and police who tried to warn the public on several occasions.

A police officer was also targeted by fireworks, although the officer was not injured.

After the dispersal of some of the protesters at 4.30pm, the situation in the Classis area appeared to have calmed down, and by 5pm, protesters were in the city center, where police confirmed the closure, describing it as “a tense situation”. Place de Arms Christmas Market.

About fifty people left the center and did not seem to want to hear their voices, the Boulevard Roosevelt was closed to traffic at 5:40 p.m.

At 6 p.m., the same group finally disbanded near the Place de la Constitution, and the Christmas market at the Place de Arms reopened to the public.

The second event in Luxembourg

Several hundred people responded to the call to march against Govt actions this Saturday. This new phenomenon, in the second, follows directly from the one that led Invasion of Christmas markets And protests outside Xavier Petell’s home.

Quiet at the beginning, some people release a sound system and shout, “Freedom!” Was the occasion to convey their message.

This is one of the most common characteristics of people: We condemn the health restrictions imposed by the government. Against “Genocide Laws”, Against the childhood vaccine, against the Govitzek … the latter would be too Will soon be significantly strengthened in Luxembourg. The State Council is more The law is valid this week

Rejection of time “Vaccine resistance”, Opponents want to define themselves “Pro liberties”. They condemn the administration of the epidemic above all else, which has been described “Health dictatorship”. “Dear Betel, either you are on our side, the people’s side, or you stand against us” The speaker spat at the beginning of the meeting.

The whole paradox of these citizens is that they are willing to accept the law as long as it exists “With them”. Many witnessed a loss of confidence in their companies “Government”, In the media.

A strengthened police presence was reported around the homes of the House of Representatives and several political figures.

Traffic in the capital has been partially restored, but crossing the city center is not yet recommended.