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1 hr ago | The Economist

Prisons: Rough justice

"WE ARE just waiting for a complete riot," says an officer at a large prison in England.

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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Paris riot police deployed for pro-Israel rally

Hundreds of riot police in Paris have been deployed near the Israeli Embassy for the first major pro-Israel rally since the start of the latest Gaza war.

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5 hrs ago | ABC News

Paris Riot Police Deployed for Pro-Israel Rally

Hundreds of riot police in Paris have been deployed near the Israeli Embassy for the first major pro-Israel rally since the start of the latest Gaza war.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

8 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Gangster who thrived on land disputes behind Saharanpur riot held Police

A gangster who thrived on land disputes has been arrested on charges of instigating the last Saturday's Sikh-Muslim clashes that killed three and injured dozens of others in Saharanpur, the police said on Thursday.

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11 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

British government treats Bahraini human rights defender as a criminal

After attempting yesterday to march with a few hundred people to Freedom Square, only to be blocked by scores of riot police, today Nabeel Rajab decided to try another approach.

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Related Topix: Bahrain, World News, Middle East, Activism, Prison

15 hrs ago | The Indian Express

BJP team says Saharanpur riots pre-planned

A five-member fact-finding team of the Uttar Pradesh BJP, including MLA Suresh Rana, who is an accused in the Muzaffarnagar riot, visited Saharanpur Wednesday and alleged that the riots in the area were "pre-planned" and that the administration had acted in a one-sided manner, "surrendering to the rioters".

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The China Post

Premier heads to court over March 23 eviction

Premier Jiang Yi-huah yesterday appeared at the Taipei District Court as a defendant against attempted murder charges filed by activists involved in the March 23 attempt to occupy the Executive Yuan.

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DNA India

Bharatiya Janata Party team visits riot-hit Saharanpur

A six-member Bharatiya Janata Party team on Wednesday visited riot-hit areas of the city and accused the district administration of failing to act against those who instigated the violence.

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OUPblog

On the 95th anniversary of the Chicago Race Riots

On 27 July 1919, a black boy swam across an invisible line in the water. "By common consent and custom," an imaginary line extending out across Lake Michigan from Chicago's 29th Street separated the area where blacks were permitted to swim from where whites swam.

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Related Topix: Fire, Chicago Heights, IL

Burmanet

The Global Post: Buddhist vigilantes in Myanmar are sparking riots...

There are plots to systematically seduce naive Buddhist girls into converting to Islam.

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The Independent

Government making waves on the Mersey

Lord Heseltine is cautiously optimistic over the Coalition's bid to put a regenerated Liverpool at the centre of its target to double exports to A 1 trillion by 2020 Here's a question: what does the Conservative peer Michael Heseltine have in common with the comedian Ken Dodd, trumpeter and television presenter Roy Castle and the Beatles? The ... (more)

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Related Topix: Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, Liverpool, United Kingdom Travel, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Conservatives (UK)

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Indian Express

Eid gift for this Saharanpur family means child's surgery in Delhi

Curfew was relaxed for a few hours in the morning in the old city area in Saharanpur on Tuesday.

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The Stranger

The Topless Young Women Who Fight for Freedom

Some find it distasteful, others think it's sexually exploitative, and others are just against the idea of protesting in general.

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Related Topix: Activism

The St. Petersburg Times

One activist and one photographer were arrested at the fifth annual...

Protesters were forced to stay in a fenced-in area on the Field of Mars. Photo: Sergey Chernov / for SPT One activist and one photographer were arrested at the fifth annual St. Petersburg LGBT Pride rally on Saturday, July 26. Nevertheless, the one-hour rally against the discrimination of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in Russia went ... (more)

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Hindustan Times

Sikhs make Eid sweeter for their Muslim workers

Eid passed off peacefully in this riot-hit town famous for its woodwork, and perhaps the likes of Raghubeer Singh and Prabhjot Singh had something to do with it.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr

NEWS.com.au

Police shoot dead dozens of attackers during mob violence in Xinjiang

Armed gang attack a police station in Elixku, Kashgar prefecture, before moving to nearby Huangdi township attacking civilians as they passed Police in Xinjiang shot dead dozens of knife-wielding attackers on Monday morning after they staged assaults on two towns in the westerly Xinjiang region, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday, ... (more)

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Fermanagh Today

Remorseful and ashamed' riot teen spared jail

A Co Armagh teenager involved in a loyalist riot has walked free from court after a judge said the case met the test of "highly exceptional circumstances''.

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Asian Correspondent

Sex workers battle authorities in Indonesia's Dolly red light district

A 'karaoke girl' shouts protests against the city government's move to close down the Dolly prostitution complex in Indonesia.

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Gateway Pundit

Muslims in Paris Screaming "Allahu Akbar" Attack Police With Rocks and Poles

Pro-Palestinian protesters clash with riot police, right, as clashes erupted at Place de la Republique in Paris, France, during a banned demonstration in support of Gaza, Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Hindustan Times

Lessons from Saharanpur check politicians from stoking riot fires

Last night, as I roamed around the Old City of Delhi after a satisfying pre-Eid meal, I met a friend of mine who has just come back from riot-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

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