An illegal demonstration on Museumplein in Amsterdam against the now-fallen Rutte III cabinet and the corona measures ended on Sunday afternoon with a 'wipe-clean' action by the Mobile Unit of the police.

Officers arrested 115 people, 15 of whom are still in prison on Monday morning.

A reconstruction of the events surrounding the demonstration.

It starts like this: organizer Michel Reijinga initially wanted to demonstrate on Museumplein, but the municipality did not allow that.

However, the protest was allowed to be held in Westerpark with a maximum of 500 participants.

It starts like this: organizer Michel Reijinga initially wanted to demonstrate on Museumplein, but the municipality did not allow that.

However, the protest was allowed to be held in Westerpark with a maximum of 500 participants.

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Reijinga disagreed.

He went to court, but the council was in favor.

The protest was then called off.

The municipality emphasizes on Sunday morning that demonstrations are not allowed after all.

Reijinga disagreed.

He went to court, but the council was in favor.

The protest was then called off.

The municipality emphasizes on Sunday morning that demonstrations are not allowed after all.

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Despite this, dozens of activists start to gather on Museumplein.

The situation is still calm at first.

Slogans are chanted, but the atmosphere is generally still pleasant.

It is clear, however, that demonstrators do not keep their distance from one another.

Despite this, dozens of activists start to gather on Museumplein.

The situation is still calm at first.

Slogans are chanted, but the atmosphere is generally still pleasant.

It is clear, however, that demonstrators do not keep their distance from one another.

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Despite repeated calls by the municipality not to come to Museumplein, the lawn in front of the Van Gogh Museum is slowly filling up with demonstrators.

That starts with a few hundred people, the group will eventually grow to about two thousand people.

Despite repeated calls by the municipality not to come to Museumplein, the lawn in front of the Van Gogh Museum is slowly filling up with demonstrators.

That starts with a few hundred people, the group will eventually grow to about two thousand people.

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At 2 p.m. the triangle, which consists of the mayor, justice and police, changes tack and issues an emergency order.

Nobody is allowed to be on Museumplein anymore.

Agents are instructed to act "in stages and de-escalating".

At 2 p.m. the triangle, which consists of the mayor, justice and police, changes tack and issues an emergency order.

Nobody is allowed to be on Museumplein anymore.

Agents are instructed to act "in stages and de-escalating".

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Forty-five minutes later, the majority of the demonstrators have not yet made any moves to leave.

The situation is getting grimmer.

The police drive police vans around the square and a megaphone emits repeated calls to leave the square.

The audience starts shouting, hitting pots and pans and blowing whistles to add power to their voices.

Forty-five minutes later, the majority of the demonstrators have not yet made any moves to leave.

The situation is getting grimmer.

The police drive police vans around the square and a megaphone emits repeated calls to leave the square.

The audience starts shouting, hitting pots and pans and blowing whistles to add power to their voices.

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The police are sending large vehicles equipped with a water cannon onto the square.

The protesters receive a final call to leave: otherwise the riot police will intervene.

The police are sending large vehicles equipped with a water cannon onto the square.

The protesters receive a final call to leave: otherwise the riot police will intervene.

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At 3 p.m. the triangle is out of patience.

The police are instructed to 'sweep out' Museumplein, with about two thousand demonstrators on it.

At 3 p.m. the triangle is out of patience.

The police are instructed to 'sweep out' Museumplein, with about two thousand demonstrators on it.

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Some of the people choose eggs for their money and actually leave.

Still, a considerably large group remains.

Those who stay will get wet.

Some of the people choose eggs for their money and actually leave.

Still, a considerably large group remains.

Those who stay will get wet.

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Umbrellas cannot withstand the hard jets of water that come from the moving machines.

Umbrellas cannot withstand the hard jets of water that come from the moving machines.

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According to the municipality, among the group of protesters was a group of rioters who "clearly wanted the confrontation".

The group, which included an estimated 200 to 250 people, took stones from the street and threw them at police officers.

A number of them carried fighting gloves, melee weapons and fireworks.

According to the municipality, among the group of protesters was a group of rioters who "clearly wanted the confrontation".

The group, which included an estimated 200 to 250 people, took stones from the street and threw them at police officers.

A number of them carried fighting gloves, melee weapons and fireworks.

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Horses are involved and the situation escalates.

Some people are hit hard.

The ME soon succeeds in evacuating a large part of the Museumplein.

Horses are involved and the situation escalates.

Some people are hit hard.

The ME soon succeeds in evacuating a large part of the Museumplein.

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Most people run, those who are too late will suffer.

Most people run, those who are too late will suffer.

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For some people, the police shields work like a red rag on a bull.

Officers eventually arrest 115 protesters.

For some people, the police shields work like a red rag on a bull.

Officers eventually arrest 115 protesters.

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The police eventually manage to get everyone off the square.

Demonstrators withdraw and a few dozen demonstrators are in the side streets of the Museumplein.

The police eventually manage to get everyone off the square.

Demonstrators withdraw and a few dozen demonstrators are in the side streets of the Museumplein.

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The police action led to a few more riots in the streets around the square, but by the beginning of the evening, the situation was under control, the municipality said.

The police action led to a few more riots in the streets around the square, but by the beginning of the evening, the situation was under control, the municipality said.

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