Photos: Hundreds of Police Working to Break Ottawa Protesters

Reports of 70 arrests during day-long operation in Canada's capital city
By Richard Moore
Richard Moore
Richard Moore
February 18, 2022 Updated: February 18, 2022
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An overview of the confrontation between police and protesters in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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A police spotter looks at the protest from a rooftop in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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Police spotters on a high point observe the crowd in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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A person is arrested in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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A police officer in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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A police officer in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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A person is arrested in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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Protesters confront a police line backed up by mounted officers in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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A face-off between protesters and police in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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Police in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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A trucker is arrested in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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An arrested man enjoys the sunshine while waiting to be processed by police in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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Police in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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A police line forms near trucks in Wellington St in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022.
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A person is arrested in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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A trucker is arrested in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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Officers drag a man away from the protest in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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A person is arrested in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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Face-off between protesters and police in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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A shirtless man dances in front of police in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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An in-your-face confrontation between protesters and police in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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Police hold several arrested people as mounted officers move towards the main protest on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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Police lead a person away from near the Westin Hotel in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)
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Armed police outside the Westin Hotel in Ottawa on Feb. 18, 2022. To the rear the protest heats up leading to many arrests. (Richard Moore/The Epoch Times)