The American singer Amanda Palmer has been arrested in Amsterdam last night in front of her fans because she drank a beer during a performance.
Many people from Amsterdam are furious, calling the arrests unacceptable.
Palmer, known for the band The Dresden Dolls, was arrested in front of a group of fans in front of the National Monument in Amsterdam. She gave a “ninja gig. The singer gives in each city she is touring a free mini-performance on the street.
People initially thought that Palmer was getting handcuffed because she was singing in public, but today it appears that public drinking was the reason of the arrest.
The American singer was released later in the evening after paying fine.
The arrest led to angry reactions from many people in Amsterdam.