Army and anti-riot squad deployed for the clearance of a squat in Amsterdam
Week number: 80-11
Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.
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.
- Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
- Publication date:
- 1 January 1980