MOSCOW, March 13 – RIA Novosti. Participants of the Black Lives Matter protest in Liege, Belgium, staged pogroms, the police used water cannons and tear gas to disperse, RTBF reported.
The event took place after a video of the detention “with the use of force” of a young girl of African descent was circulated on the Internet.
African migrants loot businesses and clash with the police after a #BlackLivesMatter protest in the city of #Liege, #Belgium (!!!) today. Vid by @based_belgium (worth a follow) pic.twitter.com/MjatlEAZlb
– RedPilledPoland (@RedPilledPoland) March 13, 2021
The action began quietly in the city center in the area between the squares of the French Republic and Saint-Lambert, but soon escalated into riots. According to the channel, protesters first attacked police officers and then began throwing stones at the precinct building and official vehicles.
The footage posted online shows protesters smashing shop windows.
At about 16:45 (18:45 Moscow time), the police used water cannons to disperse the crowd, and later – tear gas. Demonstrators responded by throwing stones, road signs and bottles at the security forces standing in the cordon.
According to the TV channel, by evening the riots in the city center began to gradually subside.
# Belçika'nın Liege kentinde oluyor … 👇 # Belgium #Liege pic.twitter.com/Ramojyi78o
– Fetih Başlıyor (@sagduyuluerkan) March 13, 2021