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Hero councillor in eco-protest arrested by police

cascaisA Communist Party member of Cascais Council has been arrested and taken away in handcuffs for trying to protect an area of Ecological Reserve from bulldozers that had started to construct a car park.

Clemente Alves was at a demonstration to prevent the construction of the 200-vehicle parking area and denies resisting the police: he will appear in Cascais court tomorrow.


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