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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Riot’

Jerusalem Riot Disbanded by Israeli Police

Israeli police mobilized at a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem Wednesday, employing tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a riotous protest formed by Palestinian Muslims, who were attempting to block Jews from entering the compound. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said that the unruly mob threw stones and firecrackers from atop the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism. To …

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Thailand Declares State Of Emergency; Opposition Stands Firm

This week, Thailand declared a state of emergency in Bangkok amid intense political unrest. The government has issued a 60-day clampdown which gives them the right to issue curfews, censor the media and use military force against the public if necessary. The Thai government did, however, say that it does not intend to use force against protesters, even though protesters …

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Moscow Riot Ensues After Stabbing of Ethnic Russian Man

Yegor Shcherbakov was an ethnic Russian man who was returning to his home in Moscow on Sunday night who, after a dispute with a North Caucasus man over Shcherbakov’s girlfriend, was stabbed to death. Shcherbakov’s death sparked a race-related riot, with hundreds of protesters invading Biryulyovo, a working-class area of southern Moscow, targeting a fruit warehouse where the suspected killer …

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Walmart Food Stamps, EBT Glitch Empties Shelves

If a temporary glitch incorrectly showed that there were no restrictions to your bank account, would you proceed to max out the card with unlimited merchandise? A similar situation involving the EBT system for food stamp benefits took place at the following two Walmart locations: Mansfield, Louisiana, and Springhill, Louisiana. According to Springhill Police Chief Will Lynd, “I saw people …

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Ten Cent Beer Night: Famous Riot Remembered On 39th Anniversary

Does ten cent beer night ring a bell to you? It should if you’re a baseball fan, or over the age of 45. Today is the 39th anniversary of one of the worst riots in baseball history – Ten Cent Beer Night. It happened at Cleveland Stadium in a game between the Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers on June 4, …

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Foxconn Riot Ends With Injuries and Arrests

Workers at Foxconn’s Tiayuan plant in Northern China rioted Sunday evening, injuring 40 people and resulting in several arrests. The riot was made up of about 2,000 people and took place outside of the workers’ dormitories. The cause of the riot is not certain, though The Next Web reports that Baidu posts claim the violence started when security guards began …

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Foxconn Factory Riot Leads To Multiple Arrests

A riot at Foxconn’s Chengdu plant in Sichuan, China earlier this week led to dozens of arrests, according to Chinese news sources. The exact cause of the riot is unknown, but there appear to have been several hundred workers involved. According to Taiwan’s Want China Times, security guards attempted to stop a suspected thief in one of the men’s dormitories …

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UK Man Jailed For Inciting Riot Via Blackberry

21 year old Sam Lowe plead guilty to charges of inciting violent disorder and has been jailed for 3.3 years by a UK court. Apparently, Lowe sent messages to 160 people last year as they gathered in Nottingham city centre in August. He was prompting them to commit acts of violence with the messages. Detective Rich Henson from the Nottinghamshire …

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