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#Riots

# riots - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

Riots in Sweden 'linked to criminal gangs who target police'
# Far-right
# Far-right

Riots in Sweden 'linked to criminal gangs who target police'

Apr 19th 2022, 7:38 AM 21,591 Views 8 Comments

The country has been rocked by a series of violent protests sparked by a far-right politician’s plans to publicly burn the Koran.

# riots - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Death toll rises to 32 in South Africa as rioting and looting continues
# South Africa
# South Africa

Death toll rises to 32 in South Africa as rioting and looting continues

Jul 13th 2021, 3:25 PM 15,512 Views 12 Comments

Riots began last week following the imprisonment of former president Jacob Zuma.

# riots - Monday 12 July, 2021

Six dead in South Africa riots over jailing of ex-leader Zuma
# South Africa
# South Africa

Six dead in South Africa riots over jailing of ex-leader Zuma

Jul 12th 2021, 2:31 PM 11,398 Views 3 Comments

Police said shops and businesses have been looted and vandalised.

# riots - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Second night of violence in the Netherlands amid anger over Covid-19 curfew
# Riots
# Riots

Second night of violence in the Netherlands amid anger over Covid-19 curfew

Jan 26th 2021, 8:00 AM 40,727 Views 52 Comments

Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden has said herd immunity could be achieved this year.

# riots - Thursday 7 January, 2021

'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill
# Riots
# Riots

'I can't stay': US envoy to Northern Ireland resigns after pro-Trump rioters storm Capitol Hill

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 1:12 PM 152,290 Views 64 Comments

The deputy national security adviser and the first lady’s chief of staff have also resigned.

# riots - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Riots break out in Sweden after protesters host Koran-burning rally in Malmo
# Riots
# Riots

Riots break out in Sweden after protesters host Koran-burning rally in Malmo

Aug 29th 2020, 12:19 PM 61,550 Views 86 Comments

About 300 people were on the streets of Malmo with violence escalating throughout the evening.

# riots - Monday 21 October, 2019

Chile orders new curfew as unrest death toll hits 11
# Santiago
# Santiago

Chile orders new curfew as unrest death toll hits 11

Oct 21st 2019, 10:16 PM 8,361 Views 5 Comments

The unrest started after protests against a public transport price hike escalated.

# riots - Saturday 23 March, 2019

French yellow vest marches enter 19th weekend, as protestors banned from Champs-Elysées
# Week 19
# Week 19

French yellow vest marches enter 19th weekend, as protestors banned from Champs-Elysées

Mar 23rd 2019, 7:13 PM 15,431 Views 42 Comments

More than 100 businesses were damaged last week weekend in Paris during yellow vest riots.

# riots - Monday 18 March, 2019

Paris police chief fired following yellow vest riots on Champs-Elysées
# Paris
# Paris

Paris police chief fired following yellow vest riots on Champs-Elysées

Mar 18th 2019, 6:29 PM 33,779 Views 42 Comments

About 5,000 police were deployed in the capital on Saturday to deal with the protests.

# riots - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Mother and child saved from apartment building set on fire by yellow vest protesters in Paris
# Gilets Jaunes
# Gilets Jaunes

Mother and child saved from apartment building set on fire by yellow vest protesters in Paris

Mar 16th 2019, 3:23 PM 23,426 Views 59 Comments

French police said more than 80 people had been arrested by mid-afternoon.

# riots - Monday 16 April, 2018

7 killed and 17 injured in South Carolina prison riot
# Riots
# Riots

7 killed and 17 injured in South Carolina prison riot

Apr 16th 2018, 4:54 PM 14,439 Views 15 Comments

Fights among inmates erupted yesterday evening at the Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville.

# riots - Thursday 29 March, 2018

68 people killed in Venezuelan jail fire
# Riots
# Riots

68 people killed in Venezuelan jail fire

Mar 29th 2018, 7:04 AM 6,236 Views 13 Comments

The blaze at the detention facility in Carabobo state is the latest in a series of deadly incidents.

# riots - Monday 1 January, 2018

Death toll rises in Iran unrest as protesters 'attempt to take over police stations and military bases'
# Riots
# Riots

Death toll rises in Iran unrest as protesters 'attempt to take over police stations and military bases'

Jan 1st 2018, 10:50 AM 11,044 Views 112 Comments

President Hassan Rouhani called for a calm but stressed that people were free to express criticism.

# riots - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Two shot dead in protests over disputed Kenyan election
# Riots
# Riots

Two shot dead in protests over disputed Kenyan election

Aug 12th 2017, 10:14 AM 4,881 Views 2 Comments

Human Rights Watch urged police to show restraint in the face of protests.

# riots - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Candidate shot dead as Venezuelans line up to vote in controversial election
# Constituent Assembly
# Constituent Assembly

Candidate shot dead as Venezuelans line up to vote in controversial election

Jul 30th 2017, 6:05 PM 17,152 Views 35 Comments

Locals have reported troops firing at buildings and people in the capital as tensions escalate.

# riots - Friday 14 July, 2017

Riot squads were used at least once a day in Portlaoise Prison last year
# Riots
# Riots

Riot squads were used at least once a day in Portlaoise Prison last year

Jul 14th 2017, 6:07 AM 11,386 Views 18 Comments

A team typically would be made up of five or six wearing riot gear including a helmet and shield.

# riots - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Cars torched, supermarkets looted and 200 officers injured in anti-G20 protests
# Hamburg
# Hamburg

Cars torched, supermarkets looted and 200 officers injured in anti-G20 protests

Jul 8th 2017, 8:31 AM 11,085 Views 52 Comments

Police have been attacked with iron rods and petrol bombs.

# riots - Saturday 29 April, 2017

25 years ago: More than 50 died and LA was ripped apart in the Rodney King riots
# Pent-up Anger
# Pent-up Anger

25 years ago: More than 50 died and LA was ripped apart in the Rodney King riots

Apr 29th 2017, 9:00 AM 14,466 Views 21 Comments

For six days, America’s second city was engulfed in a fireball of rage in front of the world’s news cameras.

# riots - Friday 25 November, 2016

Hundreds arrested after riot in Bulgaria's largest refugee camp
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Hundreds arrested after riot in Bulgaria's largest refugee camp

Nov 25th 2016, 9:35 AM 9,986 Views 85 Comments

Migrants were protesting a recently imposed ban on leaving the centre pending medical checks.

# riots - Monday 21 November, 2016

Over '165 people injured' as police and protestors clash at North Dakota pipeline
# Standing Rock Sioux
# Standing Rock Sioux

Over '165 people injured' as police and protestors clash at North Dakota pipeline

Nov 21st 2016, 9:29 PM 15,946 Views 41 Comments

Police claimed the protesters were engaged in a ‘riot’.

# riots - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Police release video showing shooting of man which sparked riots
# Keith Lamont Scott
# Keith Lamont Scott

Police release video showing shooting of man which sparked riots

Sep 25th 2016, 8:19 AM 25,722 Views 124 Comments

The family of Keith Lamont Scott have already released their own video.

# riots - Sunday 28 August, 2016

From patching up wounds in south central LA, to bringing cutting-edge healthcare to Donegal
# Boy Done Good
# Boy Done Good

From patching up wounds in south central LA, to bringing cutting-edge healthcare to Donegal

Aug 28th 2016, 10:45 AM 11,985 Views 5 Comments

Tom Finn, head of private healthcare firm Affidea Ireland, has had a colourful career to say the least.

# riots - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Rioting in Milwaukee after man fatally shot by police
# Wisconsin
# Wisconsin

Rioting in Milwaukee after man fatally shot by police

Aug 14th 2016, 9:55 AM 12,594 Views 53 Comments

The local mayor appealed for calm.

# riots - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Alcohol ban along with 2,400 security reinforcements in place for England's clash with Wales
# Lockdown
From The42
# Lockdown

Alcohol ban along with 2,400 security reinforcements in place for England's clash with Wales

Jun 14th 2016, 5:01 PM 5,190 Views 6 Comments

French authorities will implement a two-day ban on alcohol and ensure there is increased security and police for the Euro 2016 game in Lens

Paris protesters throw missiles at police as demo descends into violence
# Riots
# Riots

Paris protesters throw missiles at police as demo descends into violence

Jun 14th 2016, 3:45 PM 27,950 Views 59 Comments

Authorities made six arrests and at least two people were hurt in the Paris unrest.

# riots - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

David Cameron adviser apologises over 'offensive' 1985 memo about black rioters
# Oliver Letwin
# Oliver Letwin

David Cameron adviser apologises over 'offensive' 1985 memo about black rioters

Dec 30th 2015, 10:08 AM 13,737 Views 49 Comments

The memo was sent to the then-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher back in 1985.

# riots - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Baltimore has sacked its police chief after a wave of murders
# Anthony Batts
# Anthony Batts

Baltimore has sacked its police chief after a wave of murders

Jul 9th 2015, 7:58 AM 15,442 Views 37 Comments

It “was not an easy decision” to fire him, the city’s mayor said.

# riots - Sunday 24 May, 2015

Police officer who shot 49 bullets into car where two died found not guilty
# Cleveland
# Cleveland

Police officer who shot 49 bullets into car where two died found not guilty

May 24th 2015, 7:03 AM 18,344 Views 39 Comments

The acquittal sparked protests in Cleveland.

# riots - Monday 18 May, 2015

Father attacked in front of his kids as Benfica title celebrations turn ugly
# Riots
From The42
# Riots

Father attacked in front of his kids as Benfica title celebrations turn ugly

May 18th 2015, 2:19 PM 5,932 Views 7 Comments

Benfica won the Portuguese Primera Liga title last night but the celebrations were marred by riots.

# riots - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Baltimore cops "did nothing wrong" - says police union
# Freddie Gray
# Freddie Gray

Baltimore cops "did nothing wrong" - says police union

May 2nd 2015, 12:47 PM 11,942 Views 67 Comments

“We believe that these officers will be vindicated as they have done nothing wrong,” the Fraternal Order of Police said.

# riots - Friday 1 May, 2015

10 of the most viral moments from the Baltimore riots
# Race
# Race

10 of the most viral moments from the Baltimore riots

May 1st 2015, 9:30 AM 8,994 Views 9 Comments

Baltimore residents have been coming together to defend and clean up their city.

Baltimore teen hit by his mother on camera is sorry for rioting
# Sorry Ma
# Sorry Ma

Baltimore teen hit by his mother on camera is sorry for rioting

May 1st 2015, 9:00 AM 12,197 Views 17 Comments

“I’m just gonna try and do better.”

# riots - Thursday 30 April, 2015

TIME magazine has just published a really powerful front cover
# Baltimore
# Baltimore

TIME magazine has just published a really powerful front cover

Apr 30th 2015, 8:23 PM 34,101 Views 49 Comments

Is this image from today or from 1968?

Outcry as Baltimore protester is snatched into a truck live on TV
# Riots
# Riots

Outcry as Baltimore protester is snatched into a truck live on TV

Apr 30th 2015, 12:00 PM 21,122 Views 71 Comments

Joesph Kent was taken by authorities after the 10pm curfew in the city.

# riots - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Hillary Clinton wants all US police officers to wear body cameras
# Baltimore
# Baltimore

Hillary Clinton wants all US police officers to wear body cameras

Apr 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 14,201 Views 39 Comments

Police have been suppressing protesters who defied the city-wide curfew, which is expected to last for at least a week.

Woman who hit her son during the Baltimore riot explains why she did it
# Clip Around The Ear
# Clip Around The Ear

Woman who hit her son during the Baltimore riot explains why she did it

Apr 29th 2015, 4:04 PM 33,079 Views 44 Comments

Don’t ever mess with a mam.

10 of the most viral moments from the Baltimore riots
# Baltimore
From The Daily Edge
# Baltimore

10 of the most viral moments from the Baltimore riots

Apr 29th 2015, 10:49 AM 4,069 Views 1 Comment

Baltimore residents have been coming together to defend and clean up their city.

# riots - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

A Baltimore mother dragging her son out of riots has taken over the internet
# Baltimore
From The Daily Edge
# Baltimore

A Baltimore mother dragging her son out of riots has taken over the internet

Apr 28th 2015, 1:40 PM 5,925 Views 7 Comments

She gave him some wallop.

# riots - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Gardaí met with Willie Frazer over his plans to march in Dublin
# Love Ulster
# Love Ulster

Gardaí met with Willie Frazer over his plans to march in Dublin

Feb 10th 2015, 9:10 PM 18,233 Views 160 Comments

He has reportedly been given the green light.

# riots - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Egyptian police and football fans clash leaving dozens dead
# Trouble
From The42
# Trouble

Egyptian police and football fans clash leaving dozens dead

Feb 8th 2015, 10:08 PM 5,800 Views 4 Comments

According to state media in the country, ticketless supporters fought with police after being refused entry.

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