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33 min ago | San Francisco Bay View

Ending hostilities means no more violence on the yards - period

I believe that a lot of racial tension in California prisons comes from this: The end of hostilities is being misinterpreted.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Salinas Valley State Prison, Prison

4 hrs ago | The Star Online

Respect our laws, police warn foreign workers

File picture shows a police officer addressing a crowd of foreign workers who staged a strike outside the JCY HDD Technology Sdn Bhd building in Kulaijaya on Tuesday.


7 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Riots fizzle out but peace yet to return to Muzaffarnagar

The disquiet in riot-scarred West Uttar Pradesh is perhaps best described by this song from Muzaffar Ali's film Gaman: "Seene mein jalan aakhon mein toofan sa kyon hain, Is shahr mein har shaqs pareshan sa kyon hain ."


Related Topix: India,

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Homiel resident gets punished with 5-day arrest for calling police

The decision was made by a judge Volha Kazlova on 28 August as she considered the administrative protocol, made by police, BelaPAN reports.


Common Dreams

Police Riot: Ferguson Residents Sue and Otherwise Demand Their Humanity Back From Thug Cops

Seeking a "fresh start" for a divided community, another group of attorneys is asking Ferguson's mayor to grant amnesty for thousands of non-violent bench warrants issued to residents.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

The Town Talk

Facts ignored when it comes to riot control - ColumnFacts ignored...

Facts ignored when it comes to riot control - Column Do you prefer that fewer people get killed or that kinder rhetoric and tactics be used? Check out this story on The political left has been campaigning against the use of force ... (more)


Related Topix: Opinion

The York Daily Record

Family sues Georgia police after death in custody

The family of a man who died after Atlanta-area police used stun guns on him has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the former officers and the city, the family's lawyer said.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, East Point, GA


Guinean security forces break up riot in Ebola-racked south

Riots broke out in Guinea's second-largest city Nzerekore over rumors that health workers had infected people with the deadly Ebola virus, a Red Cross official and residents said on Friday.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese gov't denies rumors of huge Chinese workforce at site of deadly riot

The Vietnamese government dismissed rumors that tens of thousands of Chinese workers are currently employed at the industrial zone where three Chinese workers were killed in riots last May. Amid rising unemployment, stories published by several media outlets this week alleged that Taiwan's Formosa Plastics Group planned to add 10,000 Chinese ... (more)


Related Topix: Vietnam, World News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

How local police would handle a riot

Police geared up for trouble in a rally promoting National City as a sanctuary city in 2006.


Related Topix: National City, CA, Vista, CA, Chula Vista, CA

Prince George Citizen

Federal lawsuit claims police brutality, wrongful arrests at Ferguson shooting ...

A federal lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that police in Ferguson and St. Louis County used excessive force and falsely arrested innocent bystanders amid attempts to quell widespread unrest after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer.


Related Topix: St Louis County, MO, St. Louis, MO

Fausta's blog

Brazil: 3 beheaded in prison riot

After a 2 day long riot that left 4 dead this week, Brazil officials say deadly Cascavel jail riot is over Five inmates were killed in the riot.


Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News

DNA India

BJP blamed for simmering unrest in riot-affected areas of Uttar Pradesh

Bharatiya Kisan Union chief Naresh Tikait accused the Bharatiya Janata Party government for failing to control unrest in Muzzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh even after one year of the riots between two communities that claimed immense loss of life and property.



Watch riot scenes captured in West Midlands Police body-camera footage

State-of-the-art technology has helped West Midlands Police capture footage of riot training in action, offering a fascinating insight into the dangers faced by public order officers.


Public safety,a American style: A journalist and Sacramento native...

Sean Stout is a Sacramento native currently residing in New York City. A photographer and video director, he was sent to Ferguson on assignment for Complex Media.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Wed Aug 27, 2014


St. Louis County Police Chief Defends Aggressive Response To Ferguson Protests

The head of the Saint Louis County Police, who oversaw the crackdown on protests in nearby Ferguson shortly after a teenager was shot and killed by a police officer there, is defending the way his officers used military-style equipment even during peaceful daytime protests.


Related Topix: St Louis County, MO

Thomas Sowell: Liberal urban police policies won't quell riots

THE POLITICAL left has been campaigning against the use of force since at least the 18th century.


Related Topix: Opinion

Brandon Sun

Missouri governor names new public safety director, nearly 3 weeks after police shooting

Missouri's governor on Wednesday appointed a new state public safety director, giving his administration its only black Cabinet member nearly three weeks after the shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb.


Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, 9

Malaysia Chronicle

Kulai factory riot: Workers claim they were BEATEN if they made mistakes

Violence at a Kulai factory escalated last night with a portion of the factory was torched, after discussions between worker and factory management fell through.


Related Topix: Malaysia

Tyrone Times

Dungannon man jailed for part in Belfast riot

William Black, 28, of Syerla Road, Dungannon, will serve six months of a one-year sentence in jail and the remainder on supervised licence.