Tags : Tear Gas


No Tear Gas Canisters Hit Demonstrators: Police

BANGKOK, Aug 18 (TNA) – Crowd control police demonstrated their use of tear gas and insisted that no canisters could hit political protesters. The tear gas demonstration responded to claims via social media that a protester was severely injured with a tear gas canister fired by police. Full story: tna.mcot.net TNARead More


Thai police fire tear gas at anti-goverment protesters in Bangkok

Thai police on Saturday used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons during a new massive anti-government demonstration in Bangkok. The demonstration, called by the movement Redem (Restart Democracy), was scheduled to start at 14.00 at the Democracy Monument before marching to the Grand Palace, but was forced to change its route several times, which […]Read More


Thai police use water cannons and tear gas against protesters

Police fired water cannons at anti-establishment protesters this evening (Saturday), after they broke through a barricade of cargo containers and razor-wire at Sanam Luang in Bangkok. Police repeatedly warned the protesters that they could face arrest if they continue to try to break into Sanam Luang, where anti-riot police had formed a human barricade. Full […]Read More


Protests move to Pathumwan police station, tear gas fired

Police fired tear gas as protesters rallied outside Pathumwan police station in Bangkok after some were arrested during a rally at Pathumwan intersection. The demonstrators gathered outside the police station after marching from the rally at the downtown intersection in the biggest pro-democracy rally this year so far. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST ONLINE […]Read More


Hong Kong Hit by Another Weekend of Clashes, Tear Gas,

Hong Kong has been rocked by yet another weekend of tear gas, baton charges and angry protests amid a deepening confrontation between anti-extradition protesters and the city authorities. Riot police fired multiple rounds of tear gas at “illegal” protests and made arrests in several districts of the city on Sunday, as pro-China thugs attacked anti-extradition […]Read More


Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Extradition Bill Protesters

BEIJING, (Sputnik) – Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at protesters, who were rallying against a now-suspended bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China, local media reported on Saturday. Tear gas was first fired at about 5:20 p.m. local time (09:20 GMT), the South China Morning Post reported. Thousands of protesters earlier in […]Read More


Turkish police use tear gas, rubber bullets to disperse LGBT

Police have deployed tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse an annual LGBT pride demonstration in Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul. At least 15 people were arrested during the event, which was banned by the authorities. A group of at least 150 activists holding placards and rainbow flags gathered near Taksim Square to stage an LGBT […]Read More