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  • Violence Continues in Oaxaca Today -- Mexican Federal Police Confront Radical Students (Translation)

    11/02/2006 11:41:01 AM PST · by StJacques · 21 replies · 1,959+ views
    El Universal ( Mexico City ) ^ | November 2, 2006 | Jorge Octavio Ochoa, Alejandro Torres & David Aponte ( translated by self )
    Reporting confrontation between PFP and students in Oaxaca The cordon of federal agents fell back about 200 meters and they returned to the starting point, the terminus of University Avenue Jorge Octavio Ochoa, Alejandro Torres & David Aponte/Correspondents El Universal (Mexico City) Oaxaca City, Oaxaca Thursday 2 November 2006 11:20 a.m.   A confrontation between students of the Benito Juarez Autonomous University of Oaxaca (UABJO) and elements of the Federal Preventive Police (PFP) is being reported. The uniformed officers are being practically bombarded by a rain of stones, sticks, molotov cocktails, and fireworks, from the interior [of the University] to...
  • 'Antifa' website linked to G20 violence banned in Germany

    08/27/2017 4:44:46 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 26, 2017 | Lukas Mikelionis
    German authorities have banned the most influential internet website of Antifa – the country's militant left -- in the wake of violence that occured last month outside the G20 summit in Hamburg. In an unprecedented move against violent left-wing extremism, Germany’s Interior Ministry informed the owners of the left-wing site about the crackdown Friday, the Local reported. Interior Minister Thomas de Maizičre claimed the website helped incite the violence in Hamburg and warned of “serious consequences” of left-wing radicalism, the New York Times reported. “The prelude to the G-20 summit in Hamburg was not the only time that violent actions...
  • 'The Thinker' at UofL vandalized with pro-Trump graffiti

    08/26/2017 7:46:23 AM PDT · by Redmen4ever · 26 replies
    NBC Cincinnati ^ | 11/9/2016 | Amber Powell
    The Thinker statue at UofL was found vandalized with pro-Trump writing the morning after the presidential election.
  • 11 Monuments Vandalized after Charlottesville Violence

    08/23/2017 1:58:07 PM PDT · by detective · 8 replies
    AIM ^ | August 22, 2017
    Good work by CNN to report on vandalism of monuments since Charlottesville’s mob violence last week.
  • Leftists Smash Christopher Columbus Monument

    08/22/2017 3:58:28 AM PDT · by davikkm · 43 replies
    breitbart ^ | IAN MASON
    Leftist vandals in Baltimore, Maryland, smashed a 225-year-old “racist” monument to discoverer of the new world Christopher Columbus with a sledge hammer in the wee hours of Monday morning, posting a two minute video of themselves in the act to YouTube. As reported by local news site Baltimore Brew, the masked vandal’s video and the signs they left beside the destroyed monument were laden with the same Marxist and college “critical race theory” jargon employed recently against supposedly “offensive” memorials to Confederate war dead and military heroes. An unseen narrator of the video speaks over footage of a be-hoodied man...
  • Suspect Arrested For Trying To BOMB Confederate Statue

    08/21/2017 12:32:05 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 8 replies
    GP ^ | 08/21/17 | Joshua Caplan
    Confederate statues are under attack around the United States. Since the deadly Charlottesville attack, leftist thugs have defaced, damaged and, in some cases, destroyed Confederate statues. A new report from the Houston Chronicle says a suspect is now in custody after attempting to bomb a Confederate statue in Houston’s Hermann Park. Chron.com reports:   A Houston man has been arrested on allegations he tried to plant explosives at the statue of Confederate officer Richard Dowling in Hermann Park, according to high-level law enforcement officials familiar with the investigation. When confronted Saturday night in the park, the man tried to drink the...
  • Indianapolis man arrested for vandalizing Confederate monument in Garfield Park

    08/20/2017 10:48:13 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 51 replies
    Fox 59 Indianapolis ^ | 6:23 PM, AUGUST 19, 2017, UPDATED AT 08:04AM, AUGUST 20, 2017 | Fox59 Web
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- IMPD has arrested a 30-year-old man for allegedly vandalizing the Confederate monument in Garfield Park. According to authorities, Anthony Ventura was arrested at around noon in the 2400 block of Shelby Street following the alleged incident. After a video started making the rounds on social media, folks in the area, like Rex Staples, came out to see the damage. "It's stupid, it don’t really make any sense, you know?" said Staples, " because they’re really not doing anything.”
  • Junipero Serra Statue Vandalized In Mission Hills

    08/18/2017 2:19:17 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 31 replies
    cbslocal.com ^ | 8/18/17 | cbsla
    MISSION HILLS (CBSLA.com) — Several people stopped by a statue of Father Junipero Serra in a park across from Mission San Fernando on Thursday after a photo made the rounds on social media appearing to show the statue had been vandalized. A picture circulating Facebook showed the statue spray-painted red and the word “murder” written on Serra in white.
  • Christopher Columbus statue vandalized in Houston's Bell Park

    08/18/2017 8:58:24 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 43 replies
    HOUSTON – Houston police say someone vandalized the Christopher Columbus statue in Bell Park overnight. Police were called to the scene between 12 a.m. and 2 a.m. Friday at Bell Park in the 4800 block of Montrose. It appeared someone dumped red paint on the statue. According to a plaque, the Italian-American Organizations of Greater Houston donated the statue to the city in 1992. Houston police have no suspects in this case. Restoration crews are now hard at work to clean it up, a painstaking process.
  • Rizzo statue defaced with 'Black Power' message; suspect in custody

    08/18/2017 6:45:29 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 20 replies
    Philly.Com ^ | 08/18/2017 | TIRDAD DERAKHSHANI
    Police arrested one man early Friday in connection with a spray-painted message intended to deface the statue of former Mayor and Police Commissioner Frank Rizzo outside the Municipal Services Building. The suspect is a 40-year-old man from Germantown, according to a police source. He was expected to be charged with criminal mischief, institutional vandalism, and possession of an instrument of crime. The full identity of the suspect was being withheld Friday morning pending charges. The statue was defaced late Thursday with the message “Black Power” spray-painted
  • Anonymous Plans Ops to Take Down Confederate Monuments at 11 Sites Friday

    08/18/2017 1:23:50 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 26 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 8-16-17 | Bridget Johnson
    The hacktivist collective Anonymous is planning a "Denouncement Day" this Friday to "denounce the Confederacy, to denounce racism, bigotry and hate," saying "it is time to take down these monuments of hate ourselves." Supporters plan to gather at 6 p.m. EST at the statue of Rear Adm. Raphael Semmes in Mobile, Ala., the Confederate Soldiers Monument in Little Rock, the Jackson Guards Memorial in Jacksonport, Ark., the Searcy Confederate Memorial in Searcy, Ark., the Our Confederate Dead monument in Munn Park in Lakeland, Fla., the Confederate Monument in Piedmont Park in Atlanta (which was defaced with spray paint this week),...
  • Abraham Lincoln monument torched in Chicago: ‘An absolute disgraceful act’

    08/17/2017 8:20:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 17, 2017 | Douglas Ernst
    Abraham Lincoln has joined George Washington on the list of those targeted by Chicagoans in a national debate over Civil War-era monuments. Alderman Raymond Lopez took to Facebook Wednesday night to decry a defaced statue of the nation’s 16th president in the Englewood neighborhood. The giant bust appears to have been damaged after someone in the 15th Ward sprayed and ignited a flammable liquid. “What an absolute disgraceful act of vandalism. This bust of Abraham Lincoln, erected by Phil Bloomquist on August 31, 1926, was damaged & burned,” Mr. Lopez wrote, a local NBC affiliate reported. “If anyone has any...
  • Abraham Lincoln Monument Torched In Chicago

    08/17/2017 5:49:19 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 85 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Douglas Ernst
    Abraham Lincoln has joined George Washington on the list of those targeted by Chicagoans in a national debate over Civil War-era monuments. Alderman Raymond Lopez took to Facebook Wednesday night to decry a defaced statue of the nation’s 16th president in the Englewood neighborhood. The giant bust appears to have been damaged after someone in the 15th Ward sprayed and ignited a flammable liquid. “What an absolute disgraceful act of vandalism. This bust of Abraham Lincoln, erected by Phil Bloomquist on August 31, 1926, was damaged & burned,” Mr. Lopez wrote, a local NBC affiliate reported. “If anyone has any...
  • Hit List: CNN Publishes Map of Confederate Monuments in U.S.

    08/17/2017 2:04:55 PM PDT · by detective · 109 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 17 Aug 2017 | AWR Hawkins
    CNN posted a map on August 17 showing the location of approximately 1,500 Confederate monuments and/or official symbols in the U.S. The map will, no-doubt, serve as a hit-list for the frenzied Workers World Party members and others seeking the removal and destruction of Confederate statues in city after city across America. CNN reports, “Roughly 1,500 Confederate symbols still exist on public land more than 150 years after the conclusion of the Civil War.” It explains that 718 of the Confederate symbols are “monuments and statutes.”
  • Woman who Destroyed Durham Confederate Statue is a Pro-North Korea Marxist

    08/17/2017 10:43:22 AM PDT · by TBP · 60 replies
    Bear Witness Central ^ | August 16, 2017 | Will Racke
    One of the activists who toppled a Confederate statue in Durham, N.C., on Monday night is a member of an extreme leftist group that supports the totalitarian regime in North Korea and wants to abolish capitalism. Taqiyah Thompson, a student at North Carolina Central University, was arrested Tuesday following a press conference in which she defended the actions of the demonstrators and equated police officers to Confederate soldiers and Ku Klux Klan members. “I did the right thing,” she said. “Everyone who was there — the people did the right thing. The people will continue to keep making the right...
  • Phoenix Confederate monument defaced with paint; Apache Junction area monument damaged

    08/17/2017 9:50:12 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 17 replies
    PHOENIX - A Confederate monument in Phoenix was power-washed on Thursday morning after it was defaced with paint. White paint coated parts of the monument located in the Wesley Bolin Plaza in downtown Phoenix, but there is no word yet on who may have been behind the vandalism. ABC15 crews on scene showed a clean-up crew hosing off the monument around 6 a.m.
  • Abe Lincoln Statue Vandalized In Chicago – Locals Take To Social Media To Call Him Racist

    08/17/2017 8:40:56 AM PDT · by pabianice · 81 replies
    Blue Lives Matter ^ | 8/17/17 | Blue
    Abraham Lincoln Statue Vandalized Chicago, IL – In the most dumbfounding vandalism of the year, somebody set an Abraham Lincoln statue on fire in Chicago on Wednesday, according to 15th Ward Alderman Raymond Lopez. The monument has stood near 69th & Wolcott St since it was erected in 1926. It is now blackend by fire. By all appearances, somebody dumped accelerant on the bust and then lit it on fire. According to Alderman Lopez, Chicago PD is investigating who committed the act and what their motivation was. Abraham Lincoln, who led the Union to victory in the civil war and...
  • Takiyah Thompson, Hailed As ‘Hero,’ Showered With Support For Toppling Confederate Statue

    08/16/2017 8:47:48 PM PDT · by rktman · 50 replies
    huffingtonpost.com ^ | 8/16/2017 | Zeba Blay
    Takiyah Thompson, a 22-year-old student activist who participated in tearing down a Confederate statue during a protest in Durham, North Carolina has been released from jail. Thompson is now one of four people as of Wednesday afternoon who have been arrested for damaging the monument, a move that many are calling out as unjust.
  • Ben Carson says his home was vandalized with 'hateful rhetoric about President Trump'

    08/16/2017 4:53:14 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Fox News. com ^ | August 16, 2017 | Alex Pappas
    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson revealed Wednesday that his Virginia home was recently vandalized with “hateful rhetoric about President Trump.” “More recently our home in Virginia along with that of a neighbor was vandalized by people who also wrote hateful rhetoric about President Trump,” Carson wrote on his Facebook page. “We were out of town, but other kind, embarrassed neighbors cleaned up most of the mess before we returned.” Carson posted the anecdote as part of his response to the “racial and political strife emanating from the events in Charlottesville last weekend.”
  • Durham protester charged in Confederate statue vandalism

    08/16/2017 3:19:24 AM PDT · by beejaa · 36 replies
    wral.com ^ | 8/15/17 | Drueger, Leslie, Owens
    DURHAM, N.C. — A North Carolina Central University student was arrested Tuesday in connection with a Monday night protest in which a Confederate statue in front of Durham County's former courthouse was pulled down. Takiyah Fatima Thompson, 22, was charged with participation in a riot ... Thompson was given $10,000 unsecured bond and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday morning. Durham County Sheriff Mike Andrews said Tuesday that his deputies were working to identify others involved in the incident and plan to pursue felony charges against them. Some protest organizers defended their actions Tuesday, calling the monument a symbol...