Tag: Riots

Austrailian Refugees from Middle East

Report: Middle East Refugees to Begin Arriving to U.S. from Australia

The first group of 1,250 mostly male Middle Eastern refugees is expected to soon arrive in the United States from Australia. The transfer of refugees comes after President Trump failed to shutter an Obama-era deal that could bring tens of thousands of the refugees’ family members to the U.S. in years to come.

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WATCH: Violence Erupts as Ultra-Orthodox Anti-Zionists Riot Over IDF Draft

JERUSALEM – Nine people were arrested in violent clashes that erupted in Jerusalem Sunday between police and several hundred ultra-Orthodox, anti-Zionist Israelis  protesting a recent Supreme Court ruling that rejected an amendment to a draft law, effectively ending that community’s exemption from IDF service.

Anti-fascist counter-protesters wait outside Emancipation Park to hurl insults as white nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the 'alt-right' are forced out after the 'Unite the Right' rally was declared an unlawful gathering August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. After clashes with anti-fascist protesters and police the rally was declared an unlawful gathering and people were forced out of Emancipation Park, where a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is slated to be removed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Poll: 53% of California Democrats Oppose Free Speech

A new poll conducted by the University of California Berkeley reveals that a majority of California Democrats oppose the First Amendment right of freedom of speech and assembly, at least as it applies to extreme right-wing groups. A plurality (46%) of all Californians feels the same way.

First Trump Inauguration ‘Blac Bloc’ Anarchist Sentenced to Prison

A federal judge sentenced one of the 234 people arrested during rioting in Washington, D.C. on Inauguration Day to prison. The defendant admitted he joined with 200 others to form a “Black Bloc” wearing black, gloves, scarves, ski masks, gas masks, and goggles to conceal their identities. He also carried a black flag, a hammer, and a gas mask. He is the first to be sentenced in connection with the riots.

Venezuelan opposition activists confront a police armoured vehicle during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, on May 1, 2017

VIDEO: Armored Vehicle Drives into Crowd of Protesters in Venezuela

Demonstrations in Caracas, Venezuela turned violent on Wednesday, bringing a police response that included a Venezuelan National Guard armored car running into a crowd of demonstrators after a firebomb was thrown at it. The Venezuelan opposition claims there were over 300 injuries from clashes throughout the day. One fatality has also been reported.

Organizers of Ann Coulter Talk at UC Berkeley Fear Further Violence

Organizers of an event at the University of California Berkeley with conservative firebrand Ann Coulter are fearful of more violence from left-wing anarchist groups, following the riots that took place before an event with former Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos last month.

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo (Gregorio Borgia / Associated Press)

Water District to San Jose’s Anti-Trump Mayor: You Failed

The Santa Clara Valley Water District wrote to anti-Trump San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo on Tuesday, placing blame squarely on his administration for mismanaging the Coyote Creek flood last month that caught the city by surprise and forced the evacuation of 14,000 residents.