Denmark 2007

Denmark 2007

Europe
Yearbook 2007 Denmark. Copenhagen was hit by worse street ravages during the year than usual. The conflict between young activists and police involved the disputed Youth House on Nørrebro, which was sold to a church and was to be demolished. Several violent riots preceded the big battle in early March, when the police took action to evacuate the house. Officers were landed by helicopter on the roof of Ungdomshuset or celebrated with cranes. The evacuation went quickly but was followed by violent protests when a couple of thousand young people participated. Paving stones were used as weapons against the police and barricades and cars were set on fire. Police from all over Denmark were deployed to restore calm. The riots went on and on for three days, when over 640…
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