Lithuanian Anti-Vax Protest Turns Violent With One Cop Injured
(Bloomberg) -- An anti-vaccine protest in front of Lithuanian parliament turned violent on Tuesday, leaving one policeman injured as protesters demanded the government scraps plans to require proof of inoculation against Covid-19.
Protesters threw stones and bottles at the police, which then used tear gas to disperse the crowd that blocked the parliament’s building and a parking lot, LRT public broadcaster reported.
Lithuania plans to impose a vaccine passport for people to access places such as restaurants, beauty parlors and public transport from mid-September. The government and the parliament already demand all their employees provide a vaccination certificate or a negative Covid-19 test.
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