A French court delivers its verdict in the case of two police officers accused of not helping two youths electrocuted in 2005, whose deaths sparked three weeks of rioting.
The deaths of Bouna Traore, 15, and Zyed Benna, 17, following … Read the rest
Residents of Orlando West, Soweto, who included pensioners, burnt tyres and protested against Eskom power cuts on Wednesday.
Johannesburg metro police spokesman Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said the Klipspruit Valley and Khumalo Roads were affected.
”The protesters started at around … Read the rest
The American Civil Liberties Union tweeted Friday that “Black Spring has begun” and called on the protesters to make a stand.
On Friday morning, four days after the most violent civil unrest since the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther … Read the rest
Hillary Clinton blames “mass incarceration” of blacks for the riots in Baltimore. She called for a re-evaluation of prison sentences.
Hillary Clinton called on Wednesday for broad criminal-justice reform, reflecting the former First Lady’s evolution from supporting the policies instituted … Read the rest
Police say black-clad May Day marchers hurled wrenches and rocks at officers and hit police with sticks as a Friday evening march through Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood turned violent, injuring three officers — two seriously.
Police responded with pepper spray, … Read the rest
An analysis of social media traffic in downtown Baltimore Monday has unearthed striking connections to the protests in Ferguson, Mo. last year, according to a leading data mining firm that shared its findings exclusively with Fox News.
The firm, which … Read the rest
Rioters plunged the US city of Baltimore into chaos, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody.
The … Read the rest
Law enforcement intelligence officials have put out a warning that someone has sent a text calling on people to kill “all white police officers” in reaction to the death of Freddie Gray while in Baltimore police custody, raising fears violence … Read the rest
Davos economist Robert Johnson, who made headlines this week for revealing that the wealthy are buying secret hideaways as a hedge against global instability, warned in a subsequent interview that the elite are also afraid of more riots in the … Read the rest
Grand-jury deliberations were conducted behind closed doors. The decision was announced at night. It was too dark. Jurors were given too much information to absorb. The St. Louis County prosecuting attorney was not sufficiently involved in the proceedings. The latter, … Read the rest
Religious syncretism is ever present in Brazil.“The evangelists deny a great section of Brazilian culture. Indeed, they are racist,” says a Candomble priestess.
Her indignation came after devil worshippers were stopped from slaughtering animals and performing rituals in some newly … Read the rest
RT’s camera crews have been fired upon by rioters as they tried to film the escalating violence on Kiev’s Independent Square. Armed protesters have taken control of Hotel Ukraine, trapping members of the RT crew inside.
“We were just shot … Read the rest
No arrests have been made following the killing of six people in Khutsong near Carletonville, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.
“No arrest has been made. Investigations are continuing,” said Captain Jabulani Kundethe.
He said no violence was reported since Monday.… Read the rest
Violent service delivery protests erupted on Wednesday in the Protea area outside Randfontein, said police.
Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela described the scene as chaotic as hundreds of community members from the Waterworks informal settlement clashed with police.
“Police are firing … Read the rest