Police Clash With Anti-Lockdown Protesters in Kassel, Germany

Police clashed with protesters in the central German city of Kassel on March 20, as demonstrators marched to express displeasure over COVID-19 restrictions.

Local media reported violent clashes in some parts of the city on Saturday. This footage, taken by journalist Thomas Palmai, shows police confronting a woman with a bicycle.

The North Hesse police reported that they had used pepper spray and batons against protesters, while local reports said that law enforcement also used water cannons. Credit: Thomas Palmai via Storyful