Number Of Activists Arrested And One Allegedly Hospitalised As Protesters March To Store Street
Occupiers of a Frederick Street building were removed at around 7.30pm...
Take Back The City, a group protesting the homelessness crisis in Dublin, has stated that a minimum of five activists have been arrested following the removal of occupiers of a Frederick Street building earlier this evening. Another activist has been hospitalised 'having sustained Garda injuries', the group added.
UPDATE: minimum five activists arrested. One in HOSPITAL having sustained Garda injuries. https://t.co/qcHKY12Esv— Take Back The City - Dublin (@TBTCDublin) September 11, 2018
Protesters have since marched to Store Street Garda station where they are holding a rally in solidarity with those arrested.
Crowd at Store Street now! Shame! Shame! Shame on you! pic.twitter.com/LE7GOqK06L— Take Back The City - Dublin (@TBTCDublin) September 11, 2018
Around 7.30pm, those occupying the building were removed by men wearing balaclavas. Armed Gardaí were at the scene.