Tag: Riots

World Cup

Riots, Road Accidents Mar French World Cup Partying

Paris (AFP) – Dozens of youths shattered windows at a popular store on the Champs Elysees avenue Sunday while hundreds of thousands of fans celebrated France’s World Cup victory, according to an AFP journalist at the scene.

Firefighters work to put out a fire in a car in the Malakoff neighborhood of Nantes early on July 4, 2018. - Groups of young people clashed with police in the western French city of Nantes on the night of July 3 after a man was shot dead by an …

PICS: France Police Shooting Riots Enter Second Night

Cars were burned and locals clashed with police in the French city of Nantes on Tuesday and Wednesday nights after police fatally shot a 22-year-old who tried to avoid a police checkpoint.

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German Police: Raids in 4 Countries Over Left Wing Hamburg G20 Riots

BERLIN (AP) — Hamburg police say authorities in Italy, Spain, France and Switzerland are conducting raids as part of an investigation into the riots that accompanied last year’s Group of 20 summit in the German city. Police gave few details

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California Braces for First Trump Visit as President

President Donald Trump will make his first visit Tuesday to the State of California since taking office last year — and the state is bracing for his arrival, hot on the heels of the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against “sanctuary state” laws last week.

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Israel to Gazans: Hamas Exploiting You For Its Own Violent Ends

TEL AVIV – Following violent riots on the border between Israel and Gaza, the Defense Ministry’s chief coordinator in the coastal enclave urged Palestinians not to allow the Hamas terror group use them as pawns in their fight against the Jewish state.

Palestinian demonstrators holding a national flag throw stones towards Israeli troops during clashes that followed protests against a decision by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in the West Bank city of Ramallah on December 7, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI (Photo …

Two Palestinian Protesters Killed in Gaza Amid Third Week of Riots

Two Palestinian protesters were reported killed during violent demonstrations along the Gaza Strip’s security fence on Friday, as thousands more took part in riots in the coastal enclave and across the West Bank for the third straight week following US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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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 …

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.

Antifa Berkeley (Amy Osborne / AFP / Getty)

California Legislature Debates Classifying ‘Antifa’ as a ‘Street Gang’

The California State Legislature began debating the question of whether Antifa should be classified as a street gang last Monday, following following the lead of Berkeley mayor Jesse Arreguin, who criticized “Antifa” after its violent assaults against protesters were captured on video the day before.

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U.S.-Australia Refugee Deal Is ‘Worst’ in Decade, Says Expert

An Obama-era refugee deal that will resettle more than 1,200 Middle Easterners in the U.S. and tens of thousands of their foreign family members in years to come is an apparent departure from President Donald Trump’s promise of putting “America First.”

Members of the anarchist group Black Bloc protest against the FIFA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on May 30, 2014. Brazil has been hit by a wave of strikes and protests against the more than $11 billion being spent on the tournament in a country that desperately needs …

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.