To free up capital, Canadian police use pepper spray and stun grenades

Ação policial na capital do Canadá tem o objetivo de dispersar protesto iniciado há três semanas por caminhoneiros e outros manifestantes contrários aos passaportes vacinais

Police action in the Canadian capital aims to disperse a protest started three weeks ago by truck drivers and other protesters against vaccination passports


As a final effort to free the Canadian capital downtown, Ottawa, from protesters, the police used this Saturday (00) in the morning, pepper spray and stun grenades, according to Reuters news agency. In the morning 47 people were arrested.

18195344Protesters and trucks have occupied the city center for three weeks protesting the restrictions imposed by the pandemic. As of Friday, more than 47 arrests had already been made to clear part of the blockade that took place in front of the parliament and the prime minister’s office.

Police used loudspeakers to alert the crowd to disperse or else they would be arrested and many trucks withdrew after requests from Freedom Comvoy organizers. Even so, 02 vehicles were towed away, according to police.