Civil disorder
Civil disorder, also known as civil unrest or civil strife, is a broad term that is typically used by law enforcement to describe unrest caused by a group of people. Civil disturbance is typically a s...
LIVE: Students Take Over Campuses Demanding Free College
The nationwide free college protest is happening at over 120 campuses today. An unprecedented wave of action is sweeping across 120 college campuses today. Participants in the nationwide “Million Stu...
Shots Ring Out As Ferguson Protesters Mark Anniversary Of Shooting That Rocked Nation
Multiple gunshots rang out as hundreds gathered Sunday at the spot where Michael Brown was killed by a white police officer to mark the first anniversary of the shooting that rocked the nation and shi...
16-Year-Old Girl Beaten And Burned Alive By Lynch Mob In Rio Bravo, Guatemala
A 16 year old girl has been beaten and burned to death in Guatemala by a lynch mob, after she was accused of killing a taxi driver. A horrifying video of the attack has been circulated widely in Guate...
Germany riot targets new ECB headquarters in Frankfurt
Dozens of people have been hurt and some 350 people arrested as anti-austerity demonstrators clashed with police in the German city of Frankfurt. Police cars were set alight and stones were thrown in ...
6 Unusual Destructive Riots In History
From a booze-fueled rampage at the nation’s most prestigious military academy to a melee over a ballooning exhibition, get the facts on six public disturbances that were as ridiculous as they were des...
Civil disobedience
Civil disobedience is the active, professed refusal to obey certain laws, demands, or commands of a government, or of an occupying international power. Civil disobedience is sometimes, though not alw...
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Riot
A riot (/ˈraɪət/) is a form of civil disorder commonly characterized by a group lashing out in a violent public disturbance against authority, property or people. Riots typically involve vandalism and...
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Gene Stoltzfus
Mervin Eugene "Gene" Stoltzfus (February 1, 1940 – March 10, 2010) was an American peace activist, international development worker, founding director of Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT), and pi...
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Kent State shootings
The Kent State shootings (also known as the May 4 massacre or the Kent State massacre) occurred at Kent State University in the US city of Kent, Ohio, and involved the shooting of unarmed college stud...
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LIVE: Students Take Over Campuses Demanding Free College
The nationwide free college protest is happening at over 120 campuses today. An unprecedented wave of action is sweeping across 120 college campuses today. Participants in the nationwide “Million Stu...
16-Year-Old Girl Beaten And Burned Alive By Lynch Mob In Rio Bravo, Guatemala
A 16 year old girl has been beaten and burned to death in Guatemala by a lynch mob, after she was accused of killing a taxi driver. A horrifying video of the attack has been circulated widely in Guate...
Topfreedom
Topfreedom is a cultural and political movement seeking to advance gender equality by the recognition of the right of women and girls to be topless in public on the same basis that men and boys are pe...
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Riot control weapons
Riot control refers to the measures used by police, military, or other security forces to control, disperse, and arrest persons who are involved in a riot, demonstration, or protest. If a riot is spon...
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Battle of Cable Street
The Battle of Cable Street took place on Sunday 4 October 1936 in Cable Street in the East End of London. It was a clash between the Metropolitan Police, overseeing a march by members of the British U...
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Strongsville, Ohio
Strongsville is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, and a suburb of Cleveland. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 44,750. The city's nickname 'Crossroads of the Nation,' origin...
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2010 Thai political protests
A prolonged series of political protests occurred in Bangkok, Thailand in 2010 from March to May against the Democrat Party-led government. The protests were organized by the National United Front of ...
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Rent strike
A rent strike is a method of protest commonly employed against large landlords. In a rent strike, a group of tenants come together and agree to refuse to pay their rent en masse until a specific list ...
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Battle of the Viaduct
The Battle of the Viaduct was an event that took place in Chicago due to a much larger and more prolific event, the Great Railroad Strike of 1877. The strike began on July 14, 1877 in Virginia, during...
Cairo Fire
The Cairo Fire (Arabic: حريق القاهرة‎), also known as Black Saturday, was a series of riots that took place on 26 January 1952, marked by the burning and looting of some 750 buildings —retai...
Go Topless Day
Go Topless Day (variously known as National Go Topless Day, International Go Topless Day) is an annual event held to support the right of women to go topless in public on gender-equality grounds.The a...
World Sousveillance Day
World Sousveillance Day (WSD) occurs on the busiest shopping day of the year, December 24. In part, it aims to raise awareness of the imbalance between surveillance and sousveillance as particularly ...
Rebecca Riots
The Rebecca Riots took place between 1839 and 1843 in South and Mid Wales. They were a series of protests undertaken by local farmers and agricultural workers in response to perceived unfair taxation....
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Hard Hat Riot
The Hard Hat Riot occurred on May 8, 1970 in Lower Manhattan. The riot started about noon when about 200 construction workers mobilized by the New York State AFL-CIO attacked about 1,000 high school a...
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Cantaloupe Strike of 1928
The Cantaloupe Strike is a 1928 labor movement of cantaloupe pickers in Imperial Valley, California. On May 7, 1928 cantaloupe pickers walked off of the job and the strike lasted to May 10 of the sam...