Police in Slovakia utilize tear gas versus vaccine challengers

2021-07-24.

1.9 million Slovaks have so far been fully vaccinated 1.9 million Slovaks have actually up until now been totally immunized

Protesters opposed to coronavirus vaccinations encountered cops outside the Slovakian parliament on Friday.

Officials utilized tear gas to avoid numerous demonstrators from storming the National Council in the capital, Bratislava.

One policewoman was hurt, the TASR news company reported, mentioning emergency situation services.

The protesters shouted mottos such as “vaccine fascism,” “Gestapo” and “We won’t give up.”

Protests were activated by a draft law that is planned to make it much easier for immunized individuals to go shopping in shops, for instance, by utilizing the digital EU vaccination certificate.

The federal government hopes that this will increase the desire to be immunized. “We are taking these measures to protect the lives of all citizens – also to protect the demonstrators,” Prime Minister Eduard Heger stated.

Of nearly 5.5 million residents in Slovakia, more than 1.9 million individuals have actually been totally immunized.

Police in Slovakia utilize tear gas versus vaccine challengers