Activists in Utrecht and The Hague have called for protests to take place on Saturday, November 21, to oppose restrictions introduced by the government due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Participants will gather at Utrecht's Park Lepelenburg from 17:00 to 19:00 and at The Hague's Malieveld from 15:00 to 17:00. The demonstrations are expected to remain peaceful but can be well attended.
A heightened security presence and localized disruptions are possible in the vicinity of all demonstrations, and clashes cannot be ruled out.
Individuals in Utrecht and The Hague are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.