Tags : Riots


Riot police break up Bangkok rally against Myanmar coup

Riot police on Monday broke up a rally held outside the Myanmar embassy in Bangkok and arrested a Thai protester. At least two people were reportedly injured. About 150 riot police were called into the area on Sathon Road to disperse the protest against the military coup in Myanmar. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST […]Read More


Riot-Hit Apple iPhone Supplier Wistron Sacks Its India Vice President,

An internal probe by a state government agency found that Apple supplier Wistron’s Indian factory in Karnataka could not cope up with the rapid scaling up of manpower and breached several laws. Thousands of contract workers at the plant expressed their anger over non-payment of wages by destroying property worth millions on 12 December. Taiwanese […]Read More


Violent riots erupt in Malmo, Sweden after Quran-torching stunt, police

A wave of chaotic unrest broke out in Malmo, Sweden after anti-Islam activists filmed a public Quran burning, sparking protests that soon descended into riots, with unruly demonstrators setting fires and clashing with police. Some 300 people gathered along a main thoroughfare in Malmo on Friday around 7:30pm local time to protest after members of […]Read More


Curfews Imposed, National Guard Called in as Riots Rage on

Protests over George Floyd’s death continued for a fifth night on Saturday with violence and raging fires in several cities across the United States as law enforcement has been enhanced from coast to coast; from big cities to small towns. As Saturday night went on sporadic violence was seen in many US states again, with […]Read More


Second day of riots in Nantes, France, over the death

Eleven people were arrested Wednesday in Nantes (France) on what was the second day of riots following the death of a young man, allegedly a criminal, shot by a police officer when he was arrested at a police checkpoint. According to the police, Aboubacar Fofana, 22, gave a false identity when he was arrested and, […]Read More


Clashes Erupt as Protests Against Police Violence Resume in Paris

Over 2,000 people took part in a protest against police violence in the French capital of Paris on Saturday. The demonstration resulted in massive unrest, leaving one police officer injured. Previously, a series of protests have swept through Paris and other French regions. People protested police misconduct during an incident on February 2, when a […]Read More


Pattani prison riot leaves three inmates dead

PATTANI: Three inmates were killed and four guards injured in a seven-hour riot at the Pattani central prison, allegedly triggered by a protest over searches for mobile phones and drugs. Conditions at the prison in Muang district returned to normal after a combined team of police, soldiers and local officials moved in and arrested those […]Read More