In Wageningen detained dozens of protesters. At 5 Meiplein in the center of the city came to clashes with riot police (ME).
The local newspaper De Gelderlander says that these are people who wanted to demonstrate in Utrecht today. That demonstration was banned, as is feared riots. The newspaper speaks of some 500 demonstrators.
According to police, there were many among the protesters hooligans who wanted to disturb the peace. Therefore the ME was used. Those who refused to leave were arrested.
Police reported that there have been no major confrontations, there are objects thrown at officers.
The demonstrators had banners with them that read “freedom fighters”. It would be supporters of various Dutch football clubs.