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  • Liberals rioting and Attacking Trump Supporters in Minneapolis

    10/10/2019 7:35:30 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 139 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10/10/2019 | Various
    Unicorn Riot @UR_Ninja · 4m Pepper spray in the air. #Breaking Minneapolis police going hard at anti-#Trump protesters. Mounted police on horses & bicycles are out in force.
  • China’s People’s Liberation Army releases video showing troops shooting in ‘anti-riot’ exercises

    08/02/2019 6:52:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/02/2019 | Thomas Lifson
    China appears to be warning Hong Kong protestors that it will use the People’s Liberation Army to ruthlessly crush protests, using the sophisticated weapons at its command. As with the 1989 slaughter of democracy protestors in Tiananmen Square, China’s ruling class is not about to let its dictatorial powers (“the dictatorship of the proletariat,” praised by Marx and Engels) slip away. Nor will China tolerate any breakaway moves in any territory it considers its own. No amount of bloodshed is too much. YouTube screen grab The video below was posted to the official Weibo (china’s dominant social media platform)...
  • 16 Inmates Decapitated, Dozens More Killed During Prison Riot in Brazil: Officials

    07/29/2019 8:20:09 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 31 replies
    KTLA ^ | uly 29, 2019
    57 prisoners were killed by other inmates during clashes between organized crime groups in the Altamira prison in northern Brazil Monday with 16 of the victims being decapitated, according to prison officials. Para state prison authorities said a fight erupted around 7 a.m. between the Rio de Janeiro-based Comando Vermelho and a local criminal group known as Comando Classe A. “Leaders of the (Comando Classe A) set fire to a cell belonging to one of the prison’s pavilions, where members of the (Comando Vermelho) were located,” the statement read. State prisons chief Jarbas Vasconcelos said the fire had spread rapidly...
  • US Condemns Moscow's 'Disproportionate' Use Of Force After 1,300 Detained During Protests

    07/28/2019 10:01:02 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 9 replies
    Reuters - RFE/RL ^ | Jul 28, 2019 | Matthew Luxmoore
    "Detention of over 1000 peaceful protestors in Russia and use of disproportionate police force undermine rights of citizens to participate in the democratic process," U.S. Embassy spokeswoman Andrea Kalan tweeted. Police in Moscow detained more than 1,300 people in a day of protests against alleged irregularities in the run-up to local elections...Officers clad in riot gear used batons against demonstrators who had gathered outside Moscow City Hall on July 27 and roughly detained people. It is unclear how many people turned up for the rally because authorities prevented a mass crowd from gathering together in any one location. A July...
  • At Least 24 Memphis Police Officers Hurt In Protests After Deadly Shooting

    06/13/2019 10:37:27 AM PDT · by libstripper · 42 replies
    NPR ^ | June 13, 2019 | Bill Chappell
    At least 24 Memphis Police Department officers were injured during a large protest Wednesday night, Mayor Jim Strickland says. The violence erupted after officers of the U.S. Marshals Service shot and killed Brandon Webber, 20. The shooting occurred around 7 p.m. local time, as officers from the U.S. Marshals Service as part of the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force tried to take a man into custody. When the officers approached the man, law enforcement officials said, he was getting into his car in the Frayser community in northern Memphis, Tenn.
  • Today in History: Riot at Ten-Cent Beer Night (1974)

    06/04/2019 6:02:06 AM PDT · by Phlap · 17 replies
    Ten Cent Beer NightTen Cent Beer Night was a promotion held by Major League Baseball during a game against the Texas Rangers at Cleveland Stadium on Tuesday, June 4, 1974. The idea behind the promotion was to attract more fans to the game by offering 12 U.S. fl oz (354.9 ml) cups of 3.2% beer for just 10 cents each (regular price was 65 cents) with a limit of six per purchase. During the game, fans became heavily intoxicated, culminating in a riot in the ninth inning which caused the game to be forfeited due to the crowd's uncontrollable rowdiness and because the game...
  • Baltimore Police Release Video of Inner Harbor Ruckus (Youths)

    06/01/2019 9:56:48 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 114 replies
    Officer.com ^ | May 30, 2019 | Kevin Rector
    BALTIMORE -- Footage from Baltimore Police body cameras and the downtown CitiWatch surveillance network shows groups of youths gathered Saturday night at the Inner Harbor randomly breaking into fights with each other — and at times committing more serious assaults. It shows clusters of kids casually chatting on the promenade around the water, but also sprinting along sidewalks and into traffic. It shows a large group fighting in the middle of Pratt Street, a half-dozen youths attacking a bicyclist on the ground, one teen jumping on the roofs of two cars, and another randomly kicking a passerby in the face...
  • Antifa Held An Anti-ICE, May Day March In Portland And It Turned Into A Riot

    05/03/2019 1:14:50 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/03/2019 | John Sexton
    Another “mostly peaceful” left-wing event which ended in a riot, though the violence, in this case, wasn’t one-sided. The event started earlier in the day as a “festival of resistance” in support of anti-fascism and anti-capitalism. People put up tables hawking books about communism, etc. But just as Portland police were declaring the event a success, fighting broke out at a pro-Antifa bar called Cider Riot. This KGW report does a decent job summarizing the day but I’ll go into more detail below: Reporter Mike Bivins was on hand as various left-wing people gathered in a park not far...
  • Koreatown Twenty-Six Years Ago: The Guns of the L.A. Riots

    05/02/2019 2:29:53 AM PDT · by vannrox · 47 replies
    The truth about guns ^ | 29APR19 | by Luis Valdes
    This was an inspired read when Kirt referred to it in his latest Townhall.com editorial. Twenty-six years ago, from April 29 to May 4,1992, much of Los Angeles was ablaze. In the aftermath of the Rodney King verdict, South Central L.A. was consumed by riots and looting. Homes and business were burglarized and destroyed by arson. Law-abiding people and business owners were mugged, beaten and robbed.The LAPD pulled out and basically told folks in the worst-hit areas that they were on their own. But a small section of Los Angeles known as Koreatown, located just north of South Central, didn’t burn. Why?...
  • 26 people arrested after Eastpoint Mall carnival is shut down, Baltimore County police say

    04/22/2019 7:46:13 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 54 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | April 21, 2019 | Phil Davis
    Police arrested 26 young people during a disturbance at Eastpoint Mall on Sunday night after a carnival at the Baltimore County shopping complex was shut down. Sometime before 6 p.m., Jolly Shows Spring Carnival and mall officials made the call to close the carnival for the evening, Baltimore County police spokesman Shawn Vinson said at a news conference at the scene Sunday. Mall ownership did not immediately return a request for comment Monday. A message left with Jolly Shows was not immediately returned Monday. Carnival officials were “overwhelmed by the number of people that were trying to get in,” Vinson...
  • Migrants Riot At Mexican Immigration Station, Burn Documents: Reports

    04/11/2019 3:16:23 PM PDT · by blueyon · 34 replies
    the dailycaller ^ | 4/11/19 | Peter Hasson
    Migrants staged a riot at an immigration station in Tapachula, Mexico early Wednesday morning, multiple Mexican media outlets reported. The group of migrants, mostly from Cuba and Africa, staged the riot to prevent authorities from carrying out deportations, Mexican media outlets Noticias MVS, Milenio and Reforma reported. The migrants reportedly ransacked the building and set some documents on fire before authorities were able to regain control. Video from the riot’s aftermath shows authorities milling around outside the building, trying to corral the migrant population.
  • Police use tear gas as Texas Tech basketball victory sparks ‘fandemonium’

    04/07/2019 6:30:26 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 04/07/2019 | By Dom Calicchio |
    No. 3-seeded Texas Tech upset the top-seeded Michigan State Spartans, 61-51, to earn a shot at playing Virginia for the crown in men’s college basketball. In Lubbock, a huge crowd soon gathered at the Texas Tech campus to celebrate the Red Raiders’ win. “I’ve never seen anything like this in Lubbock,” Tim Hays, a senior at Texas Tech, told the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. “I’ve been to other rallies like this, but nothing compares to the electricity here.” Witnesses reported seeing fires set ablaze, with at least one car being flipped over, KCBD-TV of Lubbock reported. Other reports said as many as...
  • 40,000 Gazans riot on Israel's border

    03/30/2019 11:20:15 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 30 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/3/19
    Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCf6ds4iJjo Approximately 40,000 rioters and demonstrators gathered Saturday in several locations along the Gaza security fence, the IDF reported. The rioters hurled rocks and set tires on fire. In addition, a number of grenades and explosive devices were hurled at the Gaza-Israel security fence in a number of different incidents. Most of the demonstrators are near the tents Gaza. IDF troops responded with riot dispersal means and fired in accordance with standard operating procedures. .....
  • Rapper’s Event At Queens Mall Spark Riots And Looting, Police Say

    03/09/2019 9:29:41 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 35 replies
    CBS 2 New York ^ | March 8, 2019 | CBS 2 NYC
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The Queens Center Mall erupted into chaos Friday afternoon after police say a rapper’s book signing spiraled out of control. Authorities say Bronx-born rapper “A Boogie wit da Hoodie” – whose real name is Julius Dubose – was scheduled to appear inside the mall’s Puma store at 5:30 p.m. Video posted to social media showed people getting into fist fights and looting stores, as sheer chaos broke out around 2:30 p.m. “They grabbed the chairs and broke it on his head, the poor guy was bleeding,” witness Maria Moncada said. “It was bad.”
  • Baltimore’s So Segregated, Even Strava Shows It. These Runners Want to Change That

    02/20/2019 7:15:03 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies
    Runner's World ^ | February 19, 2019 | Robbe Reddinger
    It’s a warm summer evening and Devan Clapp is standing outside his two-story brick row house in northeast Baltimore’s Ramblewood neighborhood. The streets are quiet, with postage-stamp lawns; a transition area between the city and the suburbs of Baltimore County just a couple miles north. This neighborhood, like every other Baltimore neighborhood Clapp’s family has lived in the last hundred years, was predominantly white, before it wasn’t. He talks of how, in the 1980s, the skin color of his mother and father, godmother and brother, drove their white neighbors up and over to the “more-welcoming” side of the county line....
  • France’s ‘Yellow Vests’ Only Have One Common Message: Anger at Government

    12/10/2018 2:43:59 PM PST · by Jagermonster · 23 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | December 10, 2018 | Peter Ford and Dominique Soguel
    WHY WE WROTE THIS France’s “yellow vest” protesters have been highly visible, but their motives have been cryptic, thanks in large part to their lack of leaders and structure. We wanted to find out what's driving them. MULHOUSE, FRANCE For Rosa Larocca, a middle-aged headmistress who can switch from a warm smile to a stern look in seconds, it’s all about politics. “The people want a different type of republic and they want [French President Emmanuel] Macron to go,” she says. “What we want are referendums.” For Shanoon Redovanc, a bespectacled retiree sporting a black woolen hat, it’s about living...
  • Paris in lockdown as France braces for new anti-Macron riots...

    12/08/2018 12:28:29 AM PST · by caww · 191 replies
    France24 ^ | 12/8/2018 | France24
    Paris was in lockdown early on Saturday with 'thousands' of French security forces braced to meet renewed rioting by "yellow vest" protesters in the capital and other cities in a fourth weekend of confrontation..... The Eiffel Tower and other tourist landmarks were shut, shops were boarded up to avoid looting and street furniture removed to avoid metal bars from being used as projectiles. About 89,000 police were deployed across the country.
  • Yellow Jacket' protests in France leave gas stations running dry; Paris riots worst since 1968

    12/03/2018 12:35:01 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 87 replies
    NBC News ^ | 12/03/2018
    PARIS — "Yellow Jacket" protesters blocking access to 11 fuel depots belonging to one of the world's biggest oil companies have left gas stations running dry in France. At least 75 of the company's 2,200 gas stations were out of fuel, a spokesman for energy giant Total said Monday. For more than two weeks, protesters angry over gas taxes and the high cost of living have been blocking roads across France, impeding access to fuel depots, shopping malls and some airports. Riot police were overrun on Saturday as protesters brought chaos to Paris' fanciest neighborhoods, torching dozens of cars, looting...
  • Paris riots: Macron to hold emergency meeting after worst unrest in decade

    12/02/2018 6:00:28 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 59 replies
    theguardian.com ^ | Angelique Chrisafis in Paris
    The French president, Emmanuel Macron, will hold an emergency meeting of senior ministers on Sunday after central Paris saw its worst unrest in a decade on Saturday. Thousands of masked protesters fought running battles with police, set fire to cars, banks and houses and burned makeshift barricades on the edges of demonstrations against fuel tax rises. On Sunday morning, Paris authorities hired extra trucks to begin removing the carcasses of burnt cars on from the scorched pavements of some of Paris’s most expensive streets, amid graffiti calling for Macron to resign. ... Macron, who has staked his political identity on...
  • Man charged in white nationalist rally to argue self-defense

    11/28/2018 1:17:31 PM PST · by libstripper · 50 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov. 6, 2018 | DENISE LAVOIE
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An Ohio man charged with killing a woman during a white nationalist rally in Virginia plans to argue that he believed he was acting in self-defense when he drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters.