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  • Kenyatta sworn in as Kenya’s president as opposition rally hit by tear gas

    11/28/2017 5:59:01 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 10 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Rael Ombuor
    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday amid thunderous applause of supporters even as pro-government forces fired on protesters angered by the contentious election process that kept him in power. The inauguration capped an incredibly fraught few months for Kenya that saw an election canceled, weeks of unrest, an opposition boycott and finally a new election that gave Kenyatta 98 percent of the vote... ...Kenyatta noted that the past few months “have been a trying time” but assured the country that the elections “are now firmly behind us.” So many people tried to push...
  • Masked Antifa in Phoenix Rally gets hit in the balls with Tear gas can! (video)

    08/23/2017 5:49:09 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 64 replies
    youtube ^ | 8/23/17 | raccoonradio
    Load up load up load up, with rubber bullets... video
  • News hosts shocked into near-silence as Trump protester is shot in GROIN with rubber bullet...

    08/23/2017 4:04:15 AM PDT · by blueyon · 145 replies
    DailyMail.com ^ | 8/23/17 | By David Martosko
    ""News hosts shocked into near-silence as Trump protester is shot in GROIN with rubber bullet as police open up with tear gas canisters on crowds after Phoenix rally"" Anti-Donald-Trump protests turned into skirmishes with police in Phoenix on Tuesday, as cops unloaded on the crowds gathered outside his rally with tear gas. In one wince-inducing moment screened on CBS5 and captured on Twitter, one protester - clad in a gas mask - kicked a canister of tear gas back at police. Seconds later a cloud of dust mushroomed up from his groin and he doubled up in agony. 'A guy...
  • Police are Teargassing "Protestors" in Phoenix Right Now.

    08/22/2017 9:18:22 PM PDT · by Jim 0216 · 89 replies
    clickondetroit.com ^ | 8/22/17 | clickondetroit
    Live streamimg. https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/national/live-stream-president-trump-holds-rally-in-phoenix
  • Did FBI Cover Up Confederate Statue Bomb Plot by Dem Donor's Son?

    08/22/2017 11:09:50 AM PDT · by detective · 32 replies
    Front Page ^ | August 22, 2017 | Daniel Greenfield
    I wouldn't be terribly surprised if Richard Dowling's statue ended up saving a whole lot of lives. Here's what happened now. Andrew Cecil Schneck, 25, was charged with attempting to maliciously damage or destroy property receiving federal financial assistance, federal prosecutors announced. A park ranger doing a routine patrol of the area around Hermann Park on Saturday caught Schneck kneeling in the bushes near the statue of Richard Dowling, a commander in the Confederate army
  • Trump supporter’s Virginia house vandalized

    03/12/2016 6:01:45 PM PST · by markomalley · 66 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 3/12/16 | Emma Brown
    The first time a Trump campaign sign disappeared from her yard, Judy Beaty figured it must have blown away in the wind. But then two more signs went missing overnight. And when Beaty went outside to investigate the next morning, she saw that someone had vandalized her Northern Virginia home. Messages were scrawled in black spray paint on two sides of her Gainesville house: “Can you see the new world through the tear gas,” said one. “Revolution,” said the other. Beaty, 69, discovered the graffiti on Wednesday morning and reported it to Prince William County police. Since then, she has...
  • Greek police use tear gas, stun grenades to quell anti-Obama protesters in Athens

    11/18/2016 2:52:55 PM PST · by Hugin · 14 replies
    AP via Fox News ^ | 11/16/16 | AP
    ATHENS, Greece – Greek riot police used tear gas and stun grenades Tuesday in Athens to disperse about 3,000 left-wing marchers protesting a visit by President Barack Obama after they tried to enter an area off-limits to demonstrators.
  • Macedonian Police Use Tear Gas as Migrants Attempt Border Storm

    04/10/2016 9:57:48 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    WSJ ^ | 04/10/2016
    Migrants have clashed with Macedonian police after trying to scale the fence separating Greece from Macedonia in the border town of Idomeni. Macedonian police used tear gas and stun grenades in an attempt to keep the migrants at bay and they responded by throwing rocks at the police. Greek police were standing by, not interfering. ... The clashes began soon after some 500 of the more than 11,000 migrants stranded at a camp on the Greek side of the border responded to rumors the border was about to open by gathering close to the fence. A delegation of five migrants...
  • Istanbul police use teargas to break up Gay Pride parade

    06/28/2015 1:11:33 PM PDT · by PROCON · 42 replies
    AFP ^ | June 28, 2015 | AFP
    Istanbul (AFP) - Riot police in Istanbul used teargas and fired rubber pellets to disperse thousands of participants in the city's Gay Pride march after some began chanting slogans against the president, an AFP reporter said. The scene turned violent when participants -- many brandishing rainbow flags -- denounced "the fascism" of the conservative President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Police then began to forcefully break up the crowd, with some officers firing rubber pellets into the crowd.
  • CNN's Chris Cuomo Gets Hit By Tear Gas In Ferguson

    11/25/2014 2:38:44 AM PST · by Biggirl · 17 replies
    Real Clear Politics Video ^ | November 25, 2014 | Ian Schwartz
    CNN's Chris Cuomo gets tear-gassed covering the riots in Ferguson after the grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson.
  • Violence erupts in Ferguson AGAIN:

    08/17/2014 9:37:53 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 57 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 17 August 2014 | David Mccormack for MailOnline
    Another night of protests and violence erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, on Sunday evening as tensions remain high following the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown at the hands of the police on August 9. The violence began to flare again around 9 p.m. local time as police in riot fear fired teargas on hundreds of protestors - including children - for encroaching on their command post. Authorities also used rubber bullets and several protesters have reported getting hit. Many of the marchers retreated, but a group of about 100 stood defiantly about two blocks away until getting hit by another...
  • Crowd control: Riot police techniques from Ferguson to France

    08/13/2014 9:42:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Al Jazeera America ^ | August 13, 2014 | Ben Piven
    Police use a range of non-lethal weapons to maintain social order, quell civil disturbances and stop political violence. The scenes of violent confrontation in Ferguson, Missouri, over three straight nights show angry African-American residents protesting in response to a police shooting currently under investigation. To counter the crowds, local police have attempted to use the same techniques that security forces use around the world, including tear gas, bean bag rounds and wooden bullets. Riot control police – wearing helmets, visors, body armor and gas masks – are called in for disturbances ranging from rowdy soccer matches and merchandise looting to...
  • Turkey: Police Use Tear Gas as Riots Continue

    06/11/2013 4:14:05 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 18 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 12/6/13 | Elad Benari
    Riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to clear protesters from an Istanbul square on Tuesday as Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned he would show "no more tolerance" for the unrelenting mass demonstrations against his government. The AFP news agency reported that hundreds of police stormed the city's Taksim Square, the epicenter of nearly two weeks of unrest, in the early morning and brought bulldozers to clear the makeshift barriers erected by demonstrators after police pulled out of the area on June 1. The police action surprised protesters, many of whom were dozing in nearby Gezi Park,...
  • US teargas arrives in Egypt for Muslim Brotherhood use

    04/09/2013 2:55:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    The Commentator ^ | 4/9/13 | The Commentator
    A shipment of teargas canisters from the United States arrived at the Egyptian Abadeya Port in Suez on Sunday, according to official documents obtained by the Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper. Five containers carrying around 140,000 teargas canisters were apparently shipped to the Egyptian Interior Ministry by the Aramex International courier service. The Egypt Independent reports that the shipping documents state that only the Egyptian government may use the canisters, and that they are forbidden to re-export the shipment or sell it to third parties. The documents state that the shipment set sail from the port of Wilmington in Pennsylvania on 14...
  • Egyptian Riot Police Teargassing Christians Inside Cathedral in Cairo

    04/07/2013 10:33:21 AM PDT · by TSA-Watch · 11 replies
    Egypt Independent ^ | Egypt Independent | Heba Afify
    A funeral for four Coptic Christians killed in the town of Khosous quickly turned violent when unknown assailants swarmed in and began attacking attendees.Youth Union spokesperson Nader Shoukry told Al Jazeera Mubasher Misr that tear gas had been fired inside the cathedral there “without clear reason.” DPA news agency has reported that 25 people have been injured in the clashes.
  • Chaos grows as Tunisia buries assassinated opposition leader

    02/08/2013 5:54:14 PM PST · by Pan_Yan · 7 replies
    Globe & Mail ^ | Feb. 08 2013, 8:10 PM EST
    Tunisian opposition leader Chokri Belaid was buried as a martyr for freedom and democracy in a country that is threatened with the loss of both, as an uprising against the ruling Islamist party gained momentum. Mr. Belaid’s assassination triggered a ferocious backlash against the main Islamist party, Ennahda, one that continued during the funeral Friday, attended by as many as 100,000 people. The midafternoon funeral on Friday was a largely peaceful event marred by bouts of violence – and brief periods of panic – as crowds tried to outrun billowing clouds of tear gas aimed at demonstrators and looters on...
  • Video: Arabs Chased Away from Jewish Outpost

    02/07/2013 4:21:42 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 1 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7/2/13 | Gil Ronen
    About 200 Arabs from the village of Urif in the Binyamin region took advantage of the snow last weekend to penetrate into the perimeter of a Jewish outpost near Yitzhar. The outpost only held a small number of boys at the time. Video ..... "In accordance with instructions for all of Judea and Samaria's hot spots," he added, "security forces must only use riot dispersal gear against the rioters, who are not afraid to throw back the gas canisters that were fired at them, alongside with rocks."
  • Remand Extended a Day for Suspect in Attacks on Arabs

    The Jerusalem Magistrates Court extended by a day, Thursday, the remand of a Jewish youth arrested, Wednesday evening, in connection with spraying teargas at Arab taxi drivers, according to the Honenu legal-aid organization, which is defending him. The police requested a ten-day extension but Judge Mordechai Burstein claimed their identification of the youthful suspect was problematic. The police plan to appeal ...
  • N.J. jury convicts animal rights activists

    03/02/2006 1:48:47 PM PST · by LouAvul · 11 replies · 630+ views
    ap via modbee ^ | 3-2-06 | jeff gold
    An animal rights group and six members were convicted Thursday of inciting violence against a company that tests drugs and household products on animals. The group, Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty, maintained its actions were protected under the First Amendment guarantee of freedom of speech. The government charged that SHAC waged a five-year campaign of threats, harassment and vandalism against Huntingdon Life Sciences and posted information on the SHAC Web site about the lab's employees and those who do business with Huntingdon. Many of those targeted saw their homes vandalized, and they and their families received threatening e-mails, faxes and phone...
  • I have a legitimate question for folks.

    07/23/2012 5:29:02 PM PDT · by Winstons Julia · 45 replies
    question? | 07/23/12 | winston's julia
    Please don't flame me... but something has me confused. WHY can people buy canisters of tear gas?