RIGA - Protest meetings should be banned in other to prevent Covid-19 from spreading at such events, Riga mayor Martins Stakis (For Development/For/Progressives) said at a news conference Monday.
The Riga mayor agreed that freedom of speech is essential but said that last Saturday's protests in the capital city showed that the protesters were not only unable but also unwilling to follow Covid-19 rules.
Stakis said that the December 12 protests and law enforcement authorities' response to them was today analyzed at a meeting of the Riga cooperati...
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