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2 hrs ago | The Daily Caller
Police in riot gear hold their weapons as they watch demonstrators protest against the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri August 19, 2014. Police in riot gear ordered dozens of lingering demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, to disperse late on Tuesday and charged into the crowd to make arrests as relative calm dissolved amid protests over the police shooting death of Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed black teen, in the St. Louis suburb.
4 hrs ago | Reuters
Two members of Russia's Pussy Riot protest group found supporters of their opposition to President Vladimir Putin during their almost two years in prison, even fielding autograph requests from guards, the activists said on Monday. The pair, Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, were jailed after performing a profanity-laced protest against Putin at a Moscow cathedral in 2012.
8 hrs ago | In-depth Africa
September 14, 2014 Sudanese police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of people who were protesting against power cuts and water outages in al-Daim neighborhood in the center of the capital Khartoum. Sudanese protestors gather for a demonstration in Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman on 25 September 2013 The same area has been the scene of some of the bloodiest confrontations between demonstrators and police during last year's protests.
12 hrs ago | Nerve News
A court in Pakistan Monday ordered registration of cases in the killing of opposition activists during the anti-government protests in Islamabad, lawyers said. Clashes erupted between the demonstrators and the riot police when the protestors tried to march to the Prime Minister's House.
16 hrs ago | In-depth Africa
September 14, 2014 Riot police in North Darfur capital, El-Fashir used tear gas and live ammunition to disperse high student demonstrators who took to the streets to protest against teachers' strike which entered its second week. Smoke billows from burning tyres as Sudanese demonstrators protest against rising prices near the main market of Nyala, the capital of South Darfur state, on July 31, 2012 Last week, more than 1,000 teachers went on strike over unpaid salary arrears since 2005.
Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley has called on the Prime Minister and President to explain why Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force reserves were called out to lend security support recently. In an immediate response yesterday, National Security Minister Gary Griffith accused Rowley of creating instability and panic in the country as he stressed that calling out reserves was nothing new and has been done for the past several years, including under the former PNM regime.
Palestinian protesters take cover during clashes with Israel Police in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi Joz September 7, 2014.. An autopsy report released Sunday by a Palestinian coroner confirmed the cause of death of Arab teen Muhammad Abd al-Majid Sunuqrut last week was a sponge-covered bullet to the head, directly contradicting police claims that the 16-year-old fell and fractured his skull.
The group is based on Oxford University's snobbish and elist Bullingdon Club, whose members included David Cameron and Boris Johnson Two new Oxford undergraduates are invited to join the Riot Club, a notorious fine-dining society for the supposed elite. But things get out of control at a country pub.
Police officers were forced to raise their batons and dodge missiles hurled at them when violence flared after a breakaway group of EDL supporters left an organised march in Rotherham today. The 200-strong splinter group left the march after metal barriers designed to guide EDL members along a pre-arranged route were knocked to the ground.
A German man who took part in a gay rights conference suffered life-threatening brain injuries when he was severely beaten in downtown Belgrade on Saturday, Serbian police and gay activists said. Jovanka Todorovic, from the Labris gay and lesbian group, told The Associated Press that the man was attacked early morning by a group of young men who beat him with a glass ashtray and shouted: "We don't want foreigners in Belgrade!" Serbia, which has a long history of attacks by far-right groups against gay activists, has repeatedly pledged to protect human rights as it seeks European Union membership.
A $700,000 armored car given to police in a modest California college town? Don't worry, it's only meant "to perform rescues of victims and potential victims during active shooter incidents," according to Davis, Calif. police chief Landy Black.
Re: "UDD doubts arrested 'men in black'" . Veerakarn Musikapong and Weng Tojirakarn, core leaders of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship , cast doubt on whether the five "men in black" who were arrested are the true culprits or not.
Memphis police could make more arrests in the Poplar Plaza mob attack, but investigators believe they have the teenagers who started the riot on the parking lot of the Kroger supermarket Saturday, Sept. 6, that injured three people.
Police militarization has been among the most consequential and unnoticed developments of our time. Excessive police force in response to acts of peaceful civil disobedience is not a new issue.
On Tuesday, Obama administration officials testified that local police who received surplus military equipment from a government program were never supposed to use that equipment for riot control and if the items were misused, cities may be forced to repay millions in grants given them by the government to purchase the equipment. The testimony was delivered before Congress by members of the Defense and Homeland Security departments on Tuesday afternoon in a hearing that was spurred by shocking images from Ferguson, Missouri where police used a variety of military-styled equipment to quell rioting last month.
Miri Regev was overheard by Israel Radio as telling Jerusalem district police chief Yossi Friyanti that security forces needed to "hit the rioters hard." A Likud lawmaker branded the chief of the Jerusalem police force "a coward" for his handling of the continued rioting in the predominantly Arab areas of east Jerusalem, Israel Radio reported on Friday.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 08:05 pm
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