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As Covid curbs tighten, European protests grow and get more violent

Strict measures enforced across the continent after ICUs fill up, mostly with the unvaccinated

Jonathan Tirone, Fred Pals and Alexander Weber

Several thousand protesters gathered in Vienna on Saturday after the Austrian government announced a vaccine mandate and a national lockdown to contain record coronavirus cases.

The demonstration came as unrest is on the rise in Europe, where governments are increasingly targeting the unvaccinated.

Protesters, mostly unmasked, shouted and sang while waving flags and home-made signs. The far-right Freedom Party, which opposes vaccine directives, spearheaded the action to protest Austria’s moves. ..

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