Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- Thousands of people in many countries in Europe have demonstrated against the restrictions imposed under the measures taken against the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Protests were held in Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, Bulgaria, Switzerland, Romania, Serbia, Poland, France, and the UK.
Banners reading "Stop Corona Terror" and "Covid-19 is a Deception" were carried during the demonstrations.
There were clashes with police during some demonstrations.
At least 36 people have been detained and several policemen injured in the incidents in London, England.
Meanwhile, protests were held in Manchester.
Federal police used pepper spray, batons, and pressure water to disperse the crowd during the incidents in Kassel, Germany.
Several people were detained during the demonstration in Kassel, which drew about 20,000 people.
Meanwhile, about 500 people took to the streets in the capital, Berlin, in protest.
In Finland, about 400 unmasked people demonstrated in the capital Helsinki.
Smaller demonstrations were held in some cities across the country.
In Bucharest, Romania, unmasked crowds carried national flags and chanted "Block Vaccination" and "Stop Fear!"
In Austria, about 1,000 people gathered near Vienna's central train station to protest.
Police have issued tickets to people at the scene who are not wearing masks and standing too close together.
In Switzerland, more than 5,000 protesters gathered for a silent march in Liestal, 15 kilometers southeast of Basel.
Many were seen not wearing masks and demonstrators chanted "Vaccination is killing."
In Poland, a "Freedom March" was held in protest in Warsaw.