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Pakistan Court Sentences Christian Man to Death for Blasphemy
World  (tags: Pakistan, Christians, blasphemy, death sentence, religion, Islam, riots, Lahore )

Beatrice
- 118 days ago - theguardian.com
A court in Pakistan has sentenced a Christian man to death for blasphemy, his lawyer said, over an incident that triggered a riot in the country's second-largest city.Sawan Masih was convicted of insulting the prophet Muhammad during the course of a
TAKE ACTION NOW! STAND UP FOR DEMOCRACY FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN TURKEY
World  (tags: world, violence, police, politics, Turkey, riots, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, government, ethics, politics )

Cal
- 411 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign the petititon to stop the police violence and cruelty, save the Gezi Park in Istanbul, please STAND UP FOR DEMOCRACY, FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN TURKEY.
Turkey's 'Other 50 Percent' Demand a Voice
World  (tags: world, violence, police, politics, Turkey, riots, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, government, ethics, politics )

Cal
- 416 days ago - spiegel.de
Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan is driving a wedge through his country. While one half reveres him as a savior, the other reviles him as a dictator. By continuing to condemn his opponents and ignore their demands, he is playing a dangerous game.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Turkey: End Abuse and Reveal Extent of Injuries
World  (tags: world, violence, police, politics, Turkey, riots, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, government, ethics, politics )

Cal
- 417 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Since May 31, some two thousand protesters have been injured as Turkish police employ tear gas, water cannon, and excessive force to disperse them.
1,500 Protesters Detained in Ankara Police Roughhouse : Main Opposition Deputy
World  (tags: Turkey, Ankara, riots, protesters, opposition party, detainment, humanrights, freedoms, violence )

Angelika
- 418 days ago - hurriyetdailynews.com
At least 1,500 people protesting in Ankara out of solidarity with Taksim have been detained, handcuffed and denied access to lawyers, according to main opposition deputy Aylin Nazlıaka.
'Who Runs Greece? Bankers Who Pit Poor Vs Poor'   video
World  (tags: Greece, austerity, Adrian Salbuchi, bankers, economy, riots, poor )

Dandelion
- 886 days ago - youtube.com
Who will benefit from the new set of Greek austerity measures, which got a violent response from the crowd on Sunday? Adrian Salbuchi, author and consultant, suggests it's the bankers, who are responsible for the economic downturn in the first place.
Facebook User Jailed for Inciting British Riots
World  (tags: world, riots, UK, politics, news, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, government )

Cal
- 1003 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Man, 22, jailed for 3 years after urging others to 'put Manchester on the map'
POLITICS OF HATRED: Anti-Roma Protests Turn Violent in the Czech Republic
World  (tags: world, Roma, discrimination, riots, right wing extremism, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', europe, conflict, violence, society, Refugees&Relief, interesting )

Cal
- 1042 days ago - spiegel.de
For weeks there have been riots between Czech locals and newly settled Roma in northern Bohemia. What started as a series of brutal but isolated fights has grown into a popular movement in small towns along the eastern German border.
Violent Protests Escalate Outside Egypt's Capital
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, riots, Egypt, news, government, freedoms, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 1277 days ago - news.yahoo.com
In the flashpoint city of Suez, east of Cairo, witnesses said rioters -- some wearing surgical masks to ward off tear gas -- firebombed the main fire station and firefighters jumped out windows to escape the flames, as heavy black smoke billowed from the bu
Resentment Simmers in Western Chinese Region
World  (tags: China, Uighurs, Urumqui, riots, repressions, ethics )

Michelle
- 1422 days ago - nytimes.com
The five-star hotels are full, bulldozers are making quick work of dreary slums and billboards for "French-style villas" call out to the nouveau riche. In the year since rioting between the Han and Uighur ethnic groups killed nearly 200 people in Urumqui.
10 Worst Riots in American History
World  (tags: American History, Civil War, Riots, Violence, Racism )

Anna
- 1538 days ago - forensiccolleges.net
American history is dotted with these explosions of violence, whether motivated by politics, racism, or just plain discontent. Here are ten of the worst.
Venezuela Sanctions Cable Television Channels for Failure to Comply With Media Law
World  (tags: Venezuela, Chavez, Hugo Chavez, President Chavez, President Hugo Chavez, revolution, democracy, socialism, politics, capitalism, capitalist media, media, propaganda, dishonesty, lies, corruption, coup, coup d'etat, coups, riots, riot, assassination )

Simon
- 1642 days ago - venezuelanalysis.com
RCTV has repeatedly broadcast inflammatory material & material inciting riots & other violence. On January 13, the station broadcast an interview with business leader Noel Álvarez, invoking a coup d'etat by calling for a "military solution" in Venezuela.
ON THIS DAY - 1968: United States Erupts in Race Violence
World  (tags: usa, united states, Martin Luther King, race riots, riots, deaths, protests, history )

Chrissy
- 1938 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Dozens of major cities in the United States have been rocked by an escalation in the race riots which began two days ago. At least 19 people have died so far in the arson, looting and shootings provoked by the assassination of black civil rights leader
ON THIS DAY - 2002: 57 Hindus Die in Train Fire
World  (tags: india, train, hindus, pilgrims, on this day, deaths, riots, muslims )

Chrissy
- 1976 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Fifty-seven Hindu pilgrims have died in a fire on a train in India. The fire happened as the Sabarmati Express, bound for Ahmedabad, was pulling out of Godhra station in the western state of Gujarat at approximately 0630 today.
Starving Haitians Riot as Food Prices Soar
World  (tags: Haiti, starvation, riots, UN "peacekeepers" )


- 2299 days ago - independent.co.uk
Demanding the resignation of President Rene Preval, the protesters attempted to break through the palace gates before being driven back by a contingent of Brazilian United Nations peacekeepers who used tear gas and rubber bullets.
 

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