riots

  1. Vorastra

    US protests/riots 2020

    This will be a catch-all thread for anything related to the current protests/riots in the US. Let's start. Warning: Graphical. Black man stabbed in the back by a 43yo white protester in Portland. He was then apprehended by fellow protesters and has been arrested by police...
  2. Anthro

    In Case Of Riot - Break Glass

    Who here is prepared for potential riots in South Africa, and Africa as a whole, and how are you preparing if so ? Lagos lockdown over coronavirus: 'How will my children survive? UN warns of 'tsunami of hate' unleashed by virus
  3. RedViking

    Vehicle torched in ongoing Richards Bay violence

    https://zululandobserver.co.za/197475/watch-vehicle-torched-ongoing-richards-bay-violence/ PARTS of Richards Bay CBD remain on lockdown amid ongoing protest action which erupted on Friday and continued yesterday (Monday) and today. There is a heavy police presence in the Taxi City vicinity...
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    Mooiplaas protesters stone police

    http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/mooiplaas-protesters-stone-police-1.1584751
  5. LazyLion

    Diepsloot Xenophobic Riots over Double Murder

    Two men have been killed in an alleged robbery in Diepsloot, Gauteng police said on Monday. Lt-Col Lungelo Dlamini said two men, believed to be Zimbabwean nationals, arrived at a shop owned by a Somali national about 6pm on Sunday. "The Somali said the men tried to rob him at his shop so...
  6. LazyLion

    Riots in Stockholm

    Groups of youth have smashed shop windows, set cars ablaze and burnt down a cultural center as the riots that started in one Stockholm suburb after a fatal police shooting spread to other low-income areas of the Swedish capital. Police spokesman Kjell Lindgren says seven people were briefly...
  7. LazyLion

    Shock over 'respectable' lives behind masks of UK rioters

    http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/08/11/ukriots.accused/index.html?hpt=hp_c1 There is definitely some kind of pack or herd mentality in operation behind these rioters, not to mention just people who are bored with their lives and looking for a bit of rebellion.
  8. W

    Bapsfontein sinkhole riots

    28 December 2010 BBC News Residents of a shanty town in South Africa have clashed with police over attempts to relocate them after huge sinkholes began to appear nearby. Hundreds of those living in Bapsfontein, near Pretoria, burned tyres and threw stones, as police fired tear gas and...
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    South Africans fight with Police.

    Oh no. After such a nice evening in Durban, not long after the match between Germany and Australia (4:0 Germany), the South African police and a number of locals (African) declared war on each other. Rubber bullets and teargas was used. It will be interesting to see how the South Africans will...
  10. LazyLion

    The 2008 Greek Riots - The Big Picture

    http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2008/12/2008_greek_riots.html Make sure you see the pictures!
  11. F

    The Situation in Alex

    Over the past few days I've heard residents of Alex spewing a bunch of crud regarding foreigners staying in Alex. Things like foreigners stealing jobs, women (WTF? :confused:), causing corruption (pot...kettle...black :rolleyes:). Some poor foreign oke had his tuck shop looted by these...
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