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Army and anti-riot squad deployed for the clearance of a squat in Amsterdam

Week number: 80-11

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The army, the anti-riot squad and the police are deployed for the clearance of a squat in the Vondelstraat in Amsterdam. The high barricades that have been put up by the squatters are run over by tanks. SHOTS: squatters put up barricades using paving stones and site huts; fire brigades extinguishes a fire in a nearby office building; many daytrippers come to watch the barricades; tank runs over a burning barricade, followed by the anti-riot squad and the state police; bulldozers clear up the barricades, including cars, and leave the Vondelstraat afterwards.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 January 1980
Length:
03:03

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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