A helicopter arrived and hovered 15m above the intruders.
Outside, the planned concert continued unperturbed, despite the Samba, the cries of encouragement of the demonstrators, the noise of the helicopter, the firecrackers…
The police arrived after an hour and arrested all the intruders (49 people). At this moment, the detainees threw projectiles at the robocops.
In the evening, after a long time, demonstrators have been all progressively freed. One girl has been taken to the hospital. An undocumented person who participated in the action has been transferred to the closed center… of Vottem !
In the evening, we received an sms from a prisonner in Vottem : “Thanks a lot for the demo in Vottem, thanks again ! “, he told us that they tried to protest from the inside but that the police forced them to stop.
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