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Amsterdam protest at new squatting laws

There have been clashes in Amsterdam between police and protesters who were angry at a new law which bans squatting.

Several people were injured and a number of arrests were made.

Squatting has previously been tacitly allowed in the Netherlands, but MPs voted to make it illegal last year.

The BBC's Sebastian Usher reports.

  • 02 Oct 2010
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