Riot Police

  • Dozens arrested in Turkey, silent protester goes viral 19-06-2013 06:35 AM

    Istanbul: A lone, silent vigil by a man in Istanbul inspired copycat protests on Tuesday, as police detained dozens of people across Turkey in an operation linked to three weeks of often violent demonstrations against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. Overnight in Ankara, riot police used teargas and water cannon to...
  • Egyptian riot police attack veiled woman: Activist 23-12-2011 09:58 AM

    The UN women's agency has expressed concern over the recent attacks on women protesters in Egypt. ...
  • Over 1,500 people appear in courts over UK riots 01-09-2011 08:33 PM

    London: Over 1,500 people, a fifth of them youths, have appeared in court in connection with the riots in London and other English cities, according to latest official figures. Most of the accused who came before magistrates have been remanded in custody, the Ministry of Justice said. The majority of...
  • Riot police attack Bahrain protest camp; 2 dead 17-02-2011 07:36 AM

    Manama: The main opposition group in Bahrain says at least two people are dead after police stormed a square occupied by anti-government protesters. The group, Al Wefaq, says two men were killed when riot police used tear gas and rubber bullets early Thursday to drive out thousands of demonstrators from...