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Squatters evicted by riot police in Amsterdam

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A squatter is arrested on the Lange Leidsedwarsstraat in Amsterdam shortly before an evacuation of squats by Dutch riot police, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on June 19 June. Since the introduction of a new law in October 2010, some 330 squats have been evacuated in the city.

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Masked squatters are seen in a squatted house on the Lange Leidsedwarsstraat in Amsterdam shortly before an evacuation of squats by Dutch riot police, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on June 19.

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Squatters stand behind a banner which translates as "Who evacuates will face resistance, squatting goes on." in the window of a squatted premises in Amsterdam on June 19, ahead of their eviction by riot police.