Welcome to this live blog about the disturbances since the start of the curfew.

Here we will keep you informed of the latest developments.

Do you have tips or photos?

Send them to redactie@nu.nl.

In brief:



  • Riots

    are

    feared

    in several municipalities

    .

    Emergency orders

    or

    regulations have

    been issued in Den Bosch, Eindhoven, Haarlem, Breda, Maastricht, Leiden, Sittard-Geleen, Beek, Zaltbommel, Stein, Echt-Susteren, Almelo, Oosterhout and Capelle aan den IJssel

  • Tonight the

    first arrests

    of the evening

    were made in Gouda

    .

    Eleven people who wanted to riot have been arrested by the police.

    Seventeen people were arrested

    in

    Rotterdam

    for, among other things, gathering

  • The Public Prosecution Service (OM) and the police call on parents to keep their children 

    at home

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The Amsterdam police are calling on those present to go home to de-escalate the situation.

Surroundings The Mobile Unit is present between Meer because a large group of young men and boys gathered.

The situation is unsettled and occasionally heavy fireworks are set off.

The police are emphatically present to ensure that things do not escalate.

Go home!

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AuthorPolitie Amsterdam eoMoment of places19: 34 - January 26, 2021

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Unrest in Amsterdam district Osdorp


The Amsterdam district Osdorp is restless, according to images on social media and reports from 

Het Parool. 

Fireworks bombs are said to explode and young people seek confrontation with officers.

The mobile unit (ME) is said to have been sent to the rioters with police dogs.

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Police


arrest

17 people in Rotterdam for gathering

In South Rotterdam and in the city center, 17 people have been arrested so far for gathering, among other things.

The police are massively present in the city after the riots of the day before and check people walking in groups on the street.



According to the police, eight arrests have been made in the center.

There are nine arrests in South.

The police are present in large numbers at the Beijerlandselaan in Rotterdam, where young people were rioting and causing destruction on Monday.

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Speaking of football supporters: the supporters of MVV Maastricht also want to assist the police tonight.

The football fans would have already gathered.

Football fans gather to assist the police

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The East Brabant police denies that vests have been distributed to civilians, so that they can assist officers.

The FC Den Bosch supporters' association states that their supporters can support the police in this way.

We understand that there are reports circulating that we provide vests to citizens on the street in parts of #shertogenbosch.

That is emphatically not the case.

We appreciate the support they express with their way of citizen participation, but we do not provide them with vests.

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Avatar Author Police East Brabant Moment of places 19:30 - 26 January 2021

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Man arrested in Nijverdal for incitement


The police in Nijverdal arrested a man this afternoon for incitement,

Tubantia

reports

.

The man is said to have called for riots in the city, where it is still quiet.

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Busy in Doetinchem, attendees respond to emergency order


It is very busy in Doetinchem, the police reported on

Twitter

.

The municipality has therefore issued an emergency order, which, according to the police, is properly followed up.

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An emergency order has now also been issued in Middelburg due to possible riots.

Calls have been made for riots in Middelburg online.

That is why the mayor has issued an emergency order.

Don't you need to be in the center?

Then you can be sent away.

So stay at home.

The municipality and the police will of course intervene when necessary.

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Avatar Author Municipality of Middelburg Moment of places 18: 55 - January 26, 2021

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Football supporters in Maastricht also on their feet


In Maastricht, just like in Den Bosch, a large group of football supporters are moving through the city.

According to the police, it is probably the Angel-Side, supporters of football club MVV.



The group stood in front of the station for a while around 7.30 pm.

From there they walked into town.



The supporters group of MVV announced earlier that it would take action against rioters.

The parade can be followed live via the Facebook page What is loos in Mestreech?

(What's going on in Maastricht?).

More than 22,000 people follow the live stream.

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GGD Rotterdam-Rijnmond will temporarily close test locations


GGD Rotterdam-Rijnmond will close the mobile and temporary test locations in Rotterdam in order to guarantee the safety of employees.

After Wednesday, the test locations must be put into use again.

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Utrecht receives tips about disturbances


Just like last night, the police of Utrecht received tips about possible riots due to the curfew, the police reported on

Twitter

.

Yesterday, apart from a single incident, it remained relatively quiet in the cathedral city.

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Eleven people have now been arrested in Gouda, police chief Ruud van Es reports.

ALL arrested suspects will receive an order subject to a penalty from @GemeenteGouda.

If they (try to) disrupt public order again, the municipality will forfeit Euro 2,500 per case.

That counter is now at 11.

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Author Ruud van EsMoment of places18: 16 - 26 January 2021

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Opsporing Verzocht

shows images of wanted rioters tonight.

Soon, the police will show the first images of wanted rioters in #OporingVerzoek.

📺 9.20 pm, NPO 1.

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Author Investigation Requested Moment of places 18: 04 - January 26, 2021

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Ten rioters on Museumplein for two weeks longer


Ten adult suspects who were arrested on Sunday on suspicion of public violence during the riots on and around Museumplein in Amsterdam were brought before the examining magistrate on Tuesday.

He has determined that all ten of them must be held in custody for two weeks.

Tomorrow, nine more people will be brought before the examining magistrate, the Public Prosecution Service (

OM

)

reports

.

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The police hands out vests to supporters of FC Den Bosch, who will support the police tonight in case riots break out in the city again.

Meanwhile in #DenBosch, supporters of FC Den Bosch are handed jackets from the police.

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Avatar Author Bosschenaartje Moment of places 17:49 - 26 January 2021

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Massive police presence in Beijerlandselaan in Rotterdam


The police are present in large numbers in Beijerlandselaan in Rotterdam, where young people were rioting and causing destruction the day before.

According to a reporter on the spot, police cars come and go.



On the street, groups of people are immediately asked by the police for their ID.

Then they are summoned not to walk around in groups because of the current corona measures.

In this way, the police hope to nip new riots in the bud.

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Rutte visits Schilderswijk affected by riots


Outgoing Prime Minister Mark Rutte paid a visit today to the Schilderswijk in The Hague, one of the places that were the scene of riots and looting in recent evenings.

Among other things, he visited an institution for the mentally handicapped, says a spokesman.

At the relevant institution on the Vaillantlaan, rioters threw in the windows on the ground floor on Sunday.

Rutte spoke with supervisors and also had contact with residents.

He also called entrepreneurs in Rotterdam and Den Bosch.

There was widespread looting and destruction last night.


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At Marsmanplein in Haarlem, the police check everyone who moves around the square.

Shops are closed and young people have to show their ID and be sent away.

Haarlem has issued an emergency order because of fears of disturbances.

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Photo: ANP

)

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First arrests in Gouda


The first arrests are a fact, reports the Hague police chief Ruud van Es.

Six youngsters in Gouda are said to have made preparations to start rioting and were immediately arrested.

We are present again this afternoon and tonight with many units visible in @GemeenteGouda and @gem_BR.

We just saw that 6 Gouda youngsters were preparing to start rioting.

They were immediately arrested in the Bloemendaal shopping center.

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Author Ruud van EsMoment of places18: 01 - January 26, 2021

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FC Den Bosch supporters' association will support police during riots


FC Den Bosch football

supporters

will help the police with new curfew

riots

, a spokesperson confirms to 

EenVandaag

The supporters association, the police and the municipality would have jointly discussed the campaign.

The football fans had already indicated that they "want to protect the city when necessary". 



Recognizable orange vests would have been distributed among members of the supporters association.

It is not yet clear what role the football supporters will play and whether they will receive an exemption from the curfew.

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More and more cities are declaring emergency warrants and emergency ordinance


Several cities have issued an emergency warrant on Tuesday evening, which usually takes effect immediately.

The cities fear new disturbances.

These include Maastricht, Eindhoven, Haarlem, Zwolle, Leiden, Zaltbommel, Heemstede and Breda.



Mayor Annemarie Penn-te Strake of Maastricht did this because of serious signals that disturbances would also take place in Maastricht.

"We will not tolerate that. This has nothing to do with demonstrating, these are purely rioters who are out for destruction and violence."

The city has also been designated a security risk area, which means that the police can search people without immediate cause.



Mayor Henri Lenferink of Leiden has issued an emergency ordinance for the Kooipark and the surrounding area since 5 p.m.

Social media calls for riots there.

As a precaution, the police have been present in and around the park since Tuesday afternoon.

There are also signs stating that the park is prohibited.


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Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb also sees himself forced to take measures on Tuesday.

Part of Rotterdam has been designated as a security risk area, which allows police officers to carry out preventive searches.

Mayor Aboutaleb has decided to designate the Prins Alexander area as a #safety risk area.

For example, preventive searches can also be carried out there.

Several areas in Rotterdam are already a safety risk area.

Read more: https://t.co/68ILhuyXq8 #BlijfThuis

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Avatar Author Rotterdam Moment of places 17:51 - January 26, 2021

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Several hospitals in Brabant take measures


Omroep Brabant

reports that several large hospitals in the province have taken security measures because there are signs of new curfews.

For example, the Elisabeth-TweeSteden Hospital (ETZ) in Tilburg would have provided extra security for the Emergency Department.

The Catharina Hospital in Eindhoven does not comment on the measures taken.



The Jeroen Bosch Hospital in Den Bosch saw itself forced to close its doors temporarily on Monday evening.

Additional security would be active on Tuesday.

Hospitals are concerned about the curfew riots, partly because the Medisch Spectrum Twente in Enschede became the target of rioters on Sunday.

Little damage was done at the time.



Outside Brabant, the Ikazia Hospital in Rotterdam has taken measures.

Visitors are advised to skip visiting hours in the evening.

The hospital says it has issued the advice "for the safety of the visitors".

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Calls for riots in Belgium 


Police and justice in Belgian Limburg will also "take strict action" against people who, like in the Netherlands, organize violent protests against the corona measures, they warn.



In recent days, calls have been circulating on social media to keep things just as good in many Flemish cities as in the Netherlands.

Justice and the police take such calls very seriously and will give priority to tracking down the perpetrators, warn the Limburg public prosecutor's office and the police.

"Anyone calling for violent corona protest will be immediately prosecuted." 



The first instigator has now been identified, the prosecutor's office reports.

The suspect has been brought before the juvenile judge.



The Belgian authorities are afraid of skipping the riots that have raged in the Netherlands since a curfew was introduced there.

So far in Belgium, which has had a curfew for many months, it has been relatively quiet.

But on Monday, a Molotov cocktail was already thrown in the Limburg border town of Maasmechelen.

Plans are circulating to disrupt order in numerous places on Saturday.

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Police keep an eye on Efteling after calling for riots.


Theme park Efteling will be monitored extra closely by the police tonight,

De Stentor

reports

.

A call has appeared on social media this afternoon to riot in the amusement park. 



"The police, Efteling and the municipality are keeping a close eye on the pulse", the municipality said.

"At the moment we see no reason to issue emergency orders or emergency ordinances, but we will of course remain vigilant."


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How Social Media Are Being Used To Stimulate Riots


Since the introduction of curfew last Saturday, several places around the country have faced looting and riots.

Rioters mobilized on social media, but how does such a thing work and why are looting broadcast live?

Read it here.

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The fallen glass was replaced in Eindhoven Central station this afternoon.

The riots that broke out in the city yesterday caused enormous damage to the station, among other things.

The municipality has received signals that people will be taking to the streets again tonight.

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)

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NH Nieuws stops live coverage of disturbances


NH News no longer wants

to provide live coverage of

the disturbances that have taken place since the introduction of the curfew.

That

tells

editor Ib Haarsma Tuesday interview with 

BNR

.



Haarsma wonders to what extent the press is not a catalyst for the curfews.

He says that NH News is also cautious about reporting on family murders and suicides, events that can have a pull-in effect or a copycat effect.

"So why not on this theme?"


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Rotterdam police arrests four people for sedition


The Rotterdam police have

arrested four people for sedition,

police reported on

Twitter

.

People between the ages of eleven and thirty called for riots or to start fires in Barendrecht, Hoogvlieg, Schiedam and Vlaardingen.

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Broadcasters at Mediapark send staff home


Several organizations at Mediapark in Hilversum have called on their employees to go home in connection with the threat of riots.

According to a spokesman for the municipality, the NOS and BNNVARA, among others, have called for this.



She emphasizes that the Mediapark will not be evacuated and will therefore not be closed for the time being.

The broadcasters themselves have decided to send staff home.

The reason is messages circulating on social media to start riots at the Mediapark.



The EO also advised colleagues present around 4.30 pm "who are often in the building until about 6 pm, to go home earlier if it is not very important to be in the office," said a spokesman.

"There is a lot going on on social media, so we just err on the side of caution."

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Eindhoven announces emergency ordinance for two weeks


Police information shows that the municipality of Eindhoven may have to deal with people who want to disturb public order "in the coming period".

That is why the municipality has just issued an emergency ordinance until February 9.

Until today, the municipality has also been designated a security risk area, which means that the police may carry out preventive searches.

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Haarlem issues an emergency order because of young people gathering together


The mayor of Haarlem has issued an emergency order with immediate effect for the Marsmanplein and Noordersportpark area.

Young people school together in these places, it is feared that they want to start riots.

With the emergency order, the police can order people to leave the designated areas.

People who do not listen to this will be arrested.

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Public Prosecution Service and police: Keep your children at home


The Public Prosecution Service (OM) and the police are calling on parents to stay in touch with their children and keep their children at home tonight.

It is striking that the rioters are often "young lads". 



Heleen Rutgers, Chief Public Prosecutor in East Brabant: "It is our responsibility not to let suspects get away with it and to prosecute them where possible. It is the responsibility of parents to keep their children in check. Know where your child hangs out. and talk to them. If your child commits criminal offenses, there is a good chance that he will get a criminal record. The consequences are really huge. "

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'Emergency ordinance Leiden in the making' 


The municipality of Leiden is also working on an emergency ordinance for the Kooi district, a spokesperson said in conversation with 

Omroep West

.

It is not yet known exactly what the regulation will entail.

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Several entrepreneurs boarded up their businesses in the center of Maastricht this afternoon.

Shops in Rotterdam and Den Bosch have also been cleared and boarded up.

Entrepreneurs in Maastricht are slamming business for fear of riots

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Police receive many tips about possible riots


The police receive many reports from people about possible riots.

According to a spokeswoman for the police force, information is shared on a massive scale, including via a special form on the police website.

People also share photos and videos of rioters, as well as screenshots of announcements of disturbances.



The police already called yesterday to mainly use the form, as the telephone lines were busy.

According to the spokeswoman, full use was made of this both yesterday and today.



Furthermore, the police also monitor online where calls for riots are being made.

"We certainly keep an eye on that and are also present on such platforms," ​​said the spokeswoman.

About how seriously the police take lists of places where they might be rioted, she said these are being reviewed by experts and included in the risk analysis.

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Mayor of Haarlem: Stay at home, don't participate.


Stay at home, don't participate and don't go and watch.

Jos Wienen, mayor of Haarlem, makes that appeal.

The mobile unit was deployed last night due to unrest in the Schalkwijk district.

Because there are new calls for riots today, the center of Haarlem, like the Europawijk and the shopping centers Schalkwijk and Beatrixplein, has been designated as a safety risk area where the police may carry out preventive searches.



Wienen calls on residents of Haarlem to remain calm and warns rioters that the police will intervene hard.

"It is clear that this level of violence and disturbance of public order is in no way permissible."

And: "Nobody is happy with corona or a lockdown and this difficult period lasts a long time, but the consequences of a criminal record last much longer."

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Army not yet asked to act: 'They are not trained for de-escalation either'


The riots of the past few days in various cities demand a lot from police officers and the Mobile Unit (ME).

Many people, including PVV leader Geert Wilders, wonder why the army is not being deployed.

According to a Defense spokesman, the answer is simple: soldiers are not trained to act de-escalating.

Read

more

here

.

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Rotterdam Ikazia Hospital


advises

against visitors

The Ikazia Hospital in Rotterdam strongly advises against visiting patients tonight.

The hospital has been warned by the police of possible riots in the area around Zuidplein, which is a stone's throw away.

The Ikazia heard from the police that there is a "serious threat".



"We understand that this is annoying. We give this advice for your own safety," emphasizes the Rotterdam hospital.

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Chamber debates tomorrow about curfew


riots The House of Representatives will debate tomorrow about the riots that have gripped the Netherlands since Saturday.

A proposal by PVV leader Geert Wilders could count on broad support in parliament.



The debate will not take all day.

Some parties preferred to hold the debate next week, when the unrest may have subsided.

Wilders, however, wants to call on the cabinet to deploy the army on the street, and therefore insisted on a short debate this week.



The House may have a more extensive debate about the riots next week.

(Photo: ANP)

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Two Tilburgers arrested for sedition


The police arrested two men from Tilburg for sedition.

The two twenties called on social media to start riots on a square in Rijen.

Another resident of Tilburg was also arrested for this.

This man also had a banned weapon in the house, the police report.

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Supporters FC Den Bosch 'defend' shopping center


A large group of people this afternoon defended the De Rompert shopping center in Den Bosch against possible rioters.

When a group of hooded youths approached the shopping center around 3:30 pm, they were pushed away by some 'defenders'.

The group of young people then took off.



The group of defenders of the shopping center closed for fear of riots includes supporters of football club FC Den Bosch and residents of the neighboring district De Hambaken.

The police keep an eye on things and search people.

The Jumbo in the center is closed.

There is a note on the door that says 'Closed for urgent circumstances'.

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Images of rioters in

Opsporing Verzocht

Tonight, the police show images of rioters


in the TV program

Opsporing Verzocht

.

These people are wanted because they were involved in the disturbances that took place in various places in the country in recent days.

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