Netherlands | Extinction Rebellion to protest in Utrecht on October 14

On October 14, a protest will be held by Extinction Rebellion in Utrecht. The protest is against the felling of 800 trees in Amelisweerd. Protesters will gather in Domplein at 2 pm and march towards Amelisweerd at 3:30 pm. The protest will end at 6 pm local time.


Country: Netherlands
Locations: Utrecht;
Time: 2pm – 6pm CET
Report Type: Information
Category: Social trouble, Travel warning
Impact: Low

  • 2pm: gathering in the city center (Domplein)
  • 2:30 – 3:30 speakers
  • 3:30 start protest march to Amelisweerd
  • 5:00 – 6:00 music, soup and information booths of green organizations ( Meadow to Vermaeck).


Advice: Most of the Extinction Rebellion protests in the Netherlands are generally peaceful. However, clashes between protesters and law enforcement may occur, as well as traffic disruptions. On October 12, the at least 60 protesters were arrested during the 2nd day of a week-long protest by Extinction Rebellion in The Hague, South Holland. Traffic long the A12 was diverted.

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