15 arrested as youth protest in Copenhagen turns violent

September 2, 2007 06:38

At least 15 people were arrested Sunday as a protest by hundreds of youth activists turned violent, with protesters setting fire to street barricades and smashing shop windows, Danish media reported. The unrest started after a demonstration commemorating the Youth House, a makeshift cultural center for the city's anarchists and disaffected youth that was demolished in March. Protesters set fire to street barricades and smashed shop windows in the Norrebro district of the capital, Danish media reported.

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