Dutch protesters gathered in The Hague on Friday night (November 12) as the Netherlands announced plans to return to partial lockdown.
Anti-lockdown protesters could be seen gathering in large numbers on the streets in videos shared to social media, letting off a number of smoke bombs to demonstrate against the measures.
The Netherlands will return to a partial lockdown from Saturday (November 13) after the government ordered restaurants and shops to close early and barred spectators from major sporting events in an effort to contain a rapid surge in COVID-19 cases.
Supermarkets and non-essential retailers will also close earlier and social distancing measures will be reimposed. The number of recommended no more than four visitors at home.