Australia has generally treated the Cronulla riots as an aberration. But as I watched images of the Cronulla riots unfold on TV 10 years ago, I remember an overwhelming feeling of inevitability.
"Every morning before the mall is cleaned, you find kid's toes lying around on the floor."
Another dead asylum seeker under our watch. More thought-terminating clichés from the Australian Government.
There has been a spike of "riots" reported in the British media recently. But are they actually riots, and how much do police tactics have to do with the escalation of these otherwise peaceful situations?
Nov 6, 2015
Anonymous protesters flooded London Thursday, setting off smoke bombs and trashing cop cars.
And spent the rest of the afternoon running around central London throwing smoke bombs and trying not to get arrested.
Last night, social media in the UK was ablaze with rumors of a riot brewing in Walthamstow, East London. VICE sent a reporter down to see what all the fuss was about.
Are riots planned, or do they break out spontaneously?
On the day before Victoria bans smoking in prisons, an estimated 300 prisoners have rioted at the Metropolitan Remand Centre in Melbourne's west.
One officer was knocked out as people threw bricks at police who were helping the UK Border Agency round up an immigrant in London.
At nearly every student protest in Chile, "encapuchados" stand ready to burn stuff and throw things at riot cops' heads.
The first riot against David Cameron's new government.
Election '15 has been defined by UKIP's rise on the right wing of Britain's political spectrum—what's happening on the left?
700 asylum seekers detained by Australia on Manus Island are refusing to eat. That's 67 percent of the centre's whole population.
On Saturday night, a couple of hundred people rioted at Melbourne's Darts Invitational Challenge. We spoke to someone who was there.
News reports on protests that focus on broken windows or a shop's momentary loss of income are missing the broader context of why people take to the streets to demand change.
At a Sunday gathering of the Hooligans Against Salafists, fans overturned a riot van and 44 police officers were injured in the ensuing violence.
After six Albanians were sentenced to life in prison for the murder of five ethnic Macedonians in a trial that observers on both sides have suggested wouldn't have held up in any other court, angry Albanians have been protesting in the capital.
On Monday, pro-Russia protesters stormed a police station in the eastern Ukrainian city of Horlivka. VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky joined them as they seized the building.
The place is much like a film set—many of the peripheral buildings are just facades, while those at the "city center" are a lot more developed in order to give the trainees more varied terrain.
On Saturday, six columns of unemployed people who have been marching on Madrid from all corners of Spain for the last few weeks finally arrived in the capital. The rally ended with the city's most violent battle in years.
In this week's cheery asylum seeker round up we have a new nation possibly willing to take our refugees, more information on the Manus Island detention centre riot, and the four-legged refugees who may just jump the queue.
Over the weekend, a new law was announced that would award the Turkish government tighter control over the internet, allowing it to block websites without seeking a court ruling first. Considering that the government already controls the country's mainstr…
Just when it seemed that Ukraine's Euromaidan protests were entering a quieter phase, noise and violence returned to the streets of Kiev during an antigovernment rally yesterday.