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#Rubber Bullets

# rubber-bullets - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Protesters trash H&M shops in South Africa in response to 'monkey' ad
# Rubber Bullets
# Rubber Bullets

Protesters trash H&M shops in South Africa in response to 'monkey' ad

Jan 13th 2018, 4:34 PM 58,665 Views 141 Comments

The Economic Freedom Fighters organised protests at several H&M outlets in Johannesburg.

# rubber-bullets - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'Blindness, removal of the spleen': Study finds rubber bullets are not safe
# Crowd Control
# Crowd Control

'Blindness, removal of the spleen': Study finds rubber bullets are not safe

Dec 23rd 2017, 8:15 AM 7,694 Views 54 Comments

The US study found three in every 100 people injured by rubber bullets died as a result.

# rubber-bullets - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Polar bear shot with rubber bullets to stop it attacking man who jumped into enclosure
# Ice Capped
# Ice Capped

Polar bear shot with rubber bullets to stop it attacking man who jumped into enclosure

Dec 2nd 2015, 3:32 PM 363 Views 49 Comments

The man only had superficial wounds.

# rubber-bullets - Monday 20 January, 2014

Hundreds wounded as police and protesters clash in freezing temperatures in Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Hundreds wounded as police and protesters clash in freezing temperatures in Ukraine

Jan 20th 2014, 4:53 PM 8,003 Views 42 Comments

More than 200 people were wounded amid mounting fury over draconian new anti-protest laws.

# rubber-bullets - Monday 3 December, 2012

Clashes with police as 10,000 workers join Bangladesh fire protest
# Factory Fire
# Factory Fire

Clashes with police as 10,000 workers join Bangladesh fire protest

Dec 3rd 2012, 8:03 AM 1,768 Views 1 Comment

Protests have entered their second week after 110 people died in Bangladesh’s worst ever clothing factory fire.

# rubber-bullets - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Violence reported as Poland marks its independence day
# Poland
# Poland

Violence reported as Poland marks its independence day

Nov 11th 2012, 8:26 PM 10,849 Views 36 Comments

Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at a right-wing march.

# rubber-bullets - Thursday 12 July, 2012

In photos: Six demonstrators hospitalised after Madrid clashes
# Spain
# Spain

In photos: Six demonstrators hospitalised after Madrid clashes

Jul 12th 2012, 8:46 AM 4,835 Views 45 Comments

Six people were hospitalised and several arrested in yesterday after police fired rubber bullets at crowds demonstrating against severe new austerity measures.