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...
Civil disobedience - Wikipedia
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...
Riot - Wikipedia
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...
Bronze Night
The Bronze Night (Estonian: Pronksiöö or Pronksöö), also known as the April Unrest (Aprillirahutused) and April Events (Aprillisündmused) refer to the controversy and riots in Estonia surrounding ...
Bronze Night - Wikipedia
Purple Rain Protest
The Purple Rain Protest, Purple Rain Revolt or Purple Rain Riot was an anti-apartheid protest held in Cape Town on 2 September 1989, four days before South Africa's racially segregated parliament held...
Purple Rain Protest - Wikipedia
Urban riots
Riots often occur in reaction to a perceived grievance or out of dissent. Riots may be the outcome of a sporting event, although many riots have occurred due to poor working or living conditions, gove...
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...
Riot control weapons - Wikipedia
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...
Battle of Cable Street - Wikipedia
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...
Strongsville, Ohio - Wikipedia
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 ...
2010 Thai political protests - Wikipedia
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 ...
Rent strike - Wikipedia
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...
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 ...
Rossport Five
The Rossport Five (Irish: Cúigear Ros Dumhach) are Willie Corduff, brothers Philip and Vincent McGrath, Micheál Ó Seighin and James Brendan Philbin, from Kilcommon parish, Erris, County Mayo, Irel...
Rossport Five - Wikipedia
Plane Stupid
Plane Stupid is a UK-focused group of environmental protesters who state their aim as wanting to see an end to airport expansion for what it sees as "unnecessary and unsustainable" flights. The organi...
Plane Stupid - Wikipedia
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....
Rebecca Riots - Wikipedia
1997 nationalist riots in Northern Ireland
From 6 to 11 July 1997 there were mass protests, fierce riots and gun battles in Irish nationalist districts of Northern Ireland. Irish nationalists and republicans, in some cases supported by the Pro...
1997 nationalist riots in Northern Ireland - Wikipedia
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...
Hard Hat Riot - Wikipedia
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...
Cabbage Patch Riots
The Cabbage Patch riots were a series of violent customer outbursts at several retail stores in the United States in the fall and winter of 1983. That year, Cabbage Patch Kids had been released for s...
Student protest
Student protest encompasses a wide range of activities that indicate student dissatisfaction with a given political or academic issue and mobilization to communicate this dissatisfaction to the author...
Sitdown strike
A sit-down strike is a form of civil disobedience in which an organized group of workers, usually employed at factories or other centralized locations, take possession of the workplace by "sitting dow...
Sitdown strike - Wikipedia