Far-Right protesters clash with riot police at memorial tribute

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@NetizenNick

THE heightened tension in Brussels continued this weekend as riot police were forced to intervene after a group of extreme right wing protesters stormed into a memorial tribute.

A large crowd of people had congregated at the Palace de la Bourse on Sunday March 27 where a makeshift memorial had been set up to commemorate the lives lost in Tuesday’s attacks.

The ceremony was however soon interrupted by hundreds of self-declared ‘fascist’ protesters, who harassed Muslim women in the crowd, chanted, and made Nazi salutes.

The riot police arrived at the scene where they used a water cannon to get rid of the belligerent gatecrashers, who eventually backed off.

This Sunday the Belgian police also conducted 13 new raids and questioned more people. A ‘March against Fear’ had been scheduled to take place as well, but was called off over concerns that it would use up too many police resources.

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  1. saw it on tv
    absolutely disgusted by the attitude of these people wearing things to cover their faces- mind I suppose they were too ashamed or they should be
    kay

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