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In pictures: Danish riots

Danish riots on 3 March

Clashes have erupted for a second night between police and youths over the Youth House building in the Noerrebro district of the Danish capital, Copenhagen.

Danish riots on 1 March

The trouble started on Thursday when the authorities moved in to evict squatters, sparking 217 arrests and the erection of barricades by protesters.

Danish riots on 1 March

At least 25 people were injured on Thursday in scenes the Danish media described as a war zone.

Danish riots on 1 March

The violence spread into the evening as activists vowed to take back the youth centre, which was sold to a Christian group in 2000.

Danish riot scene on 2 March

The authorities cleaned up wreckage on Friday but extra police were brought in amid fears of more violence.

Danish riots on 3 March

A second night of violence then brought more than 100 arrests in the Noerrebro and Christianshavn districts.

Danish riots on 3 March

Protesters threw petrol bombs and set cars alight. Police fear the rest of the weekend could bring more violence.




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