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Budapest, Hungary police

October 29, 2006

This is supposedly a video of riot police beating some guy in Budapest, Hungary.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNsib28r43g

This news story may be related:

More than 20 people have been injured in anti-government protests in Budapest today, marring commemorations of the 50th anniversary of Hungary’s uprising against Soviet rule.

As police pushed the crowd of mostly far-right protesters back from the Hungarian parliament, demonstrators seized a Soviet-era T-34 tank – on show for the commemorations – and drove it at police.

“The whole crowd started cheering. The police started firing teargas, then the tank stopped,” Reuters cameraman Fedja Grulovic said.

Delegations from at least 56 countries were in Budapest for the commemorations, including the Nato secretary general, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, and the Spanish king, Juan Carlos.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,,1929653,00.html

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