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#Riots

# riots - Monday 18 August, 2014

Two wounded by gunfire as violence ramps up in Ferguson protests
# Riots
# Riots

Two wounded by gunfire as violence ramps up in Ferguson protests

Aug 18th 2014, 7:59 AM 9,073 Views 78 Comments

Riot police fired tear gas into the crowd and seven people have been arrested overnight.

# riots - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Stores looted after police say slain US teen is robbery suspect
# Ferguson
# Ferguson

Stores looted after police say slain US teen is robbery suspect

Aug 16th 2014, 11:34 AM 11,812 Views 52 Comments

The shooting of an unarmed black teenager has led to rallies, protests and rioting in the town.

# riots - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Gardaí still at scene of Cappagh Road standoff
# Finglas
# Finglas

Gardaí still at scene of Cappagh Road standoff

Jul 29th 2014, 9:29 AM 33,829 Views 98 Comments

Gardaí could not confirm if any arrests have been made.

# riots - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Thai army seizes power in military coup
# Takeover
# Takeover

Thai army seizes power in military coup

May 22nd 2014, 12:32 PM 10,149 Views 33 Comments

General Prayut Chan-O-Cha made the announcement in a televised address to the nation today.

# riots - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Bombs and boxers on this week in Civil War-era Dublin
# Fight Night
# Fight Night

Bombs and boxers on this week in Civil War-era Dublin

Mar 22nd 2014, 10:15 AM 7,881 Views 18 Comments

This week in 1923 saw an extraordinary boxing match emerge amid the chaos of the Irish Civil War.

# riots - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

As Kiev barricades burn, the EU mulls sanctions against Ukraine
# Riots
# Riots

As Kiev barricades burn, the EU mulls sanctions against Ukraine

Feb 19th 2014, 5:47 PM 6,149 Views 79 Comments

At the Winter Olympics in Sochi, shocked Ukrainian athletes were stopped from wearing black armbands to mourn the dead.

# riots - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Two killed in Ukraine clashes
# Protests
# Protests

Two killed in Ukraine clashes

Jan 22nd 2014, 8:48 AM 2,490 Views 8 Comments

Ukraine’s long-running political crisis reached a new phase last week after President Viktor Yanukovych pushed through harsh anti-protest legislation.

# riots - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Killing that sparked London riots was lawful says UK jury
# Mark Duggan
# Mark Duggan

Killing that sparked London riots was lawful says UK jury

Jan 8th 2014, 5:00 PM 18,935 Views 131 Comments

Mark Duggan did not have a gun in his hand at the time he was shot by police in August 2011.

# riots - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Footage of Dublin riots used as scenes of Norway in American TV show
# Nope
From The Daily Edge
# Nope

Footage of Dublin riots used as scenes of Norway in American TV show

Nov 21st 2013, 9:17 AM 11,096 Views 9 Comments

Someone on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. team doesn’t care much for accuracy.

# riots - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Martin McGuinness: The past few weeks have not been good for Northern Ireland
# Tensions
# Tensions

Martin McGuinness: The past few weeks have not been good for Northern Ireland

Aug 18th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,209 Views 65 Comments

The Deputy First Minister also criticised the DUP – his coalition partner – for abandoning plans to develop the Maze prison into a conflict resolution centre.

# riots - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

PSNI release photos of people wanted over Belfast riots and disorder
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

PSNI release photos of people wanted over Belfast riots and disorder

Aug 13th 2013, 12:20 PM 16,839 Views 122 Comments

The police have released the photos of men who they say were involved in serious public disorder.

# riots - Monday 12 August, 2013

Call for six-month ban on 'contentious' parades in Northern Ireland
# Parades
# Parades

Call for six-month ban on 'contentious' parades in Northern Ireland

Aug 12th 2013, 11:02 AM 5,635 Views 131 Comments

Violent scenes and riots in recent months have led the Police Federation for Northern Ireland to suggest the ban.

Parades Commission chairman hits out at Belfast riots
# Belfast Riots
# Belfast Riots

Parades Commission chairman hits out at Belfast riots

Aug 12th 2013, 8:04 AM 4,075 Views 13 Comments

Peter Osborne said that there were people who felt they were “not bound by their responsibilities to adhere to the law”.

# riots - Saturday 10 August, 2013

In pics: 26 PSNI officers injured in violent clashes in Belfast city
# Riots
# Riots

In pics: 26 PSNI officers injured in violent clashes in Belfast city

Aug 10th 2013, 9:57 AM 10,577 Views 90 Comments

The disorder began when police attempted to block part of the route for the Anti-Internment League parade.

# riots - Friday 9 August, 2013

PSNI officers hospitalised following Belfast rioting
# Belfast
# Belfast

PSNI officers hospitalised following Belfast rioting

Aug 9th 2013, 7:39 PM 5,907 Views 33 Comments

The violence began following a Loyalist protest to Republican anti-internment march.

# riots - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Gardaí gave 'misleading' information to Ombudsman on student protest
# Student Protest
# Student Protest

Gardaí gave 'misleading' information to Ombudsman on student protest

Jul 28th 2013, 12:54 PM 19,241 Views 212 Comments

The Ombudsman was investigating complaints about the behaviour of four gardaí at the protest in 2010.

# riots - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Appeals for calm in Belfast ahead of Orange Order parade
# Parade
# Parade

Appeals for calm in Belfast ahead of Orange Order parade

Jul 20th 2013, 12:28 PM 7,130 Views 74 Comments

The parade is due to take place at 2.30pm today.

# riots - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Parades Commission tells Orange Order: You can't march through Ardoyne
# North Belfast
# North Belfast

Parades Commission tells Orange Order: You can't march through Ardoyne

Jul 18th 2013, 8:28 PM 6,765 Views 88 Comments

In a decision announced this evening, the Commission said it had received no representations from unionists ahead of Saturday’s march.

Petrol bombs, paint bombs and fireworks seized in Belfast
# Petrol Bombs
# Petrol Bombs

Petrol bombs, paint bombs and fireworks seized in Belfast

Jul 18th 2013, 9:29 AM 4,026 Views 29 Comments

There were disturbances in several areas with fireworks and missiles thrown at police but overall there were less incidents than previous nights.

# riots - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Fifth night of Belfast violence
# Violent Scenes
# Violent Scenes

Fifth night of Belfast violence

Jul 17th 2013, 7:47 AM 7,263 Views 121 Comments

A number of petrol bombs thrown at police and two vehicles set on fire.

# riots - Monday 15 July, 2013

Gilmore condemns 'appalling' attacks on police in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Gilmore condemns 'appalling' attacks on police in Belfast

Jul 15th 2013, 5:37 PM 4,805 Views 48 Comments

The Tánaiste said he believed most members of the Orange Order would not condone the violence or the burning of the Irish flag.

# riots - Sunday 14 July, 2013

McGuinness: People were 'wound up by those who should know better'
# Belfast
# Belfast

McGuinness: People were 'wound up by those who should know better'

Jul 14th 2013, 1:40 PM 11,878 Views 136 Comments

The Deputy First Minister has urged sensible, measured, positive and constructive solutions in Belfast.

# riots - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Police knocked unconscious by rioters 'wielding swords and missiles' in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

Police knocked unconscious by rioters 'wielding swords and missiles' in Belfast

Jul 13th 2013, 12:12 PM 16,864 Views 185 Comments

One officer has a suspected broken jaw and a number of people have been arrested.

# riots - Thursday 11 July, 2013

'Now, where are those females?' This Attenborough-narrated hooligan clash is perfect
# Animals
From The42
# Animals

'Now, where are those females?' This Attenborough-narrated hooligan clash is perfect

Jul 11th 2013, 3:53 PM 3,478 Views 1 Comment

It’s a jungle out there.

# riots - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

China state media says 27 killed in riots
# China
# China

China state media says 27 killed in riots

Jun 26th 2013, 7:24 AM 2,799 Views 5 Comments

Police shot 10 rioters after nine of their colleagues were allegedly killed in the clashes.

# riots - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Brazil to deploy elite police following mass demonstrations
# Confederations Cup
# Confederations Cup

Brazil to deploy elite police following mass demonstrations

Jun 19th 2013, 10:30 AM 4,574 Views 30 Comments

200,000 have taken part in rallies against lavish government spending, a year before the country is due to stage the World Cup.

# riots - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Does it spread? 22 powerful images of civil unrest
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Does it spread? 22 powerful images of civil unrest

Jun 9th 2013, 8:45 AM 8,253 Views 17 Comments

TheJournal.ie takes a look back at some of the violence and protests seen across the world in the past three years.

# riots - Monday 3 June, 2013

Turkish PM maintains hard stance as protests enter fourth day
# Turkey
# Turkey

Turkish PM maintains hard stance as protests enter fourth day

Jun 3rd 2013, 1:14 PM 8,562 Views 39 Comments

The hackivist group Anonymous took down several Turkish government websites last night, condemning the “censorship of social media and other communication” methods.

# riots - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Anti-government protests rage for second day in Istanbul
# Turkey
# Turkey

Anti-government protests rage for second day in Istanbul

Jun 1st 2013, 11:08 AM 5,074 Views 17 Comments

Anti-government protests also spread to other cities.

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Jun 1st 2013, 11:00 AM 7,817 Views 28 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# riots - Monday 27 May, 2013

Swedish riots 'should serve as a wake-up call' for Ireland
# Riots
# Riots

Swedish riots 'should serve as a wake-up call' for Ireland

May 27th 2013, 12:10 PM 23,452 Views 241 Comments

The Integration Centre said that many of the same issues in Sweden exist here and that policymakers must act to address this.

# riots - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Parents patrolling streets help deter Stockholm rioters
# Sweden
# Sweden

Parents patrolling streets help deter Stockholm rioters

May 25th 2013, 1:35 PM 9,541 Views 32 Comments

Since the 1980s, Nightwalkers have made their presence known to young people gathering in the streets.

# riots - Thursday 21 March, 2013

At least 10 dead in Myanmar riots as Buddhists and Muslims clash
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

At least 10 dead in Myanmar riots as Buddhists and Muslims clash

Mar 21st 2013, 9:15 PM 6,246 Views 31 Comments

Several mosques were reported to have been torched as well as houses in the town of Meiktila.

# riots - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Column: We need new ideas to solve the flag issue in Belfast
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need new ideas to solve the flag issue in Belfast

Jan 29th 2013, 7:00 AM 38 Views 84 Comments

Innovative ideas are needed to solve the crisis in the North, writes Steve Wrenn, who says we need to think outside the box and compromise.

# riots - Friday 11 January, 2013

More violence in Northern Ireland as Union flag protests continue
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

More violence in Northern Ireland as Union flag protests continue

Jan 11th 2013, 9:36 PM 13,322 Views 133 Comments

Petrol bombs, fireworks and other missiles have been thrown at police in Belfast and Carrickfergus.

# riots - Monday 7 January, 2013

Water cannon deployed at Belfast flag protest
# Union Flag
# Union Flag

Water cannon deployed at Belfast flag protest

Jan 7th 2013, 8:05 PM 6,536 Views 37 Comments

The PSNI said the cannons were deployed after missiles were thrown between “rival factions”.

Fourth night of violence in East Belfast as flag protests continue
# Flegs
# Flegs

Fourth night of violence in East Belfast as flag protests continue

Jan 7th 2013, 7:54 AM 4,825 Views 32 Comments

A 38-year-old who was arrested on Saturday will meanwhile appear in court charged with possession of a gun.

# riots - Monday 26 November, 2012

Man behind controversial YouTube Muslim video 'has no regrets'
# Islam
# Islam

Man behind controversial YouTube Muslim video 'has no regrets'

Nov 26th 2012, 4:38 PM 5,888 Views 37 Comments

Nakoula Basseley Nakoula tells the New York Times he would go ‘to great lengths to reveal the truth about Mohammed’.

# riots - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Sri Lanka deploys troops as prison riot kills 27
# Deaths
# Deaths

Sri Lanka deploys troops as prison riot kills 27

Nov 10th 2012, 10:50 AM 2,999 Views 0 Comments

The deaths occurred as a shoot-out raged between inmates and prison officers.

# riots - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Anti-Islam filmmaker under police protection as anti-US protests spread
# Protests
# Protests

Anti-Islam filmmaker under police protection as anti-US protests spread

Sep 13th 2012, 9:43 PM 7,936 Views 120 Comments

A film which lampoons the Prophet Mohammed and was broadcast on TV in the Arab world has sparked protests in Egypt, Libya, Yemen and other Arab countries.