tear gas

  • Το Χάος στο Φέργκιουσον σε Φωτογραφίες

    Τις τελευταίες μέρες οι «μάχες» ανάμεσα στους διαδηλωτές και τους αστυνομικούς στο Φέργκιουσον είναι ένα συνηθισμένο φαινόμενο.

  • Bahrain Just Bought More Tear Gas Canisters Than It Has Citizens

    A document leaked to UK-based advocacy group Bahrain Watch stated that the kingdom planned to import a whole load of tear gas from South Korea to use against civilians. The shipment amounts to approximately 1.6 million tear gas canisters and 90,00...

  • We Spent Last Night Watching Greek Antifascists Clash with the Police

    Last night, more than 5,000 people stormed the streets in Athens to protest against the first political homicide in Greece since the early 90s. A 34-year-old antifa activist and rapper, locally known as "Killah P" was stabbed twice on Tuesday evening...

  • Furious Turks Are Back on the Protest Warpath

    Demonstrations representing a variety of causes continue to flare up in Istanbul and throughout the country, and troublingly, the police and Tayyip Erdoğan's government have responded to all of them with violence.

  • Have the Skouries Protesters Really Defeated the EU, Goldminers, and Terror Police in Greece?

    El Dorado, the Canadian company that owns controversial gold mines in Greece's Skouries forest, has announced that it will stop all works in the area until at least 2016. According to a company spokesperson, the reasoning behind this decision is that...

  • Could the Turkish Uprising Be a Breakthrough for the Country's Kurds?

    The fallout from the protests in Turkey isn't all bad. Unthinkable only three weeks ago, the demonstrations have begun to unite Turkey's Kurds—both those in Istanbul and traveling there from the east of the country—with a broad cross-section of Turkish...

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  • Istanbul Police Tear-Gassed a Memorial March This Weekend

    Check out photos of the latest acts of state aggression in Turkey. For now, neither side shows any sign of backing down. The violence seen over the weekend has done little but strengthen the resolve of both those opposed to Turkey’s current social and...

  • What Would You Get Tear Gassed for?

    "If they removed all the typefaces in the world except for Comic Sans."

  • Η Κωνσταντινούπολη Επαναστατεί

    Προσγειωθήκαμε στην Κωνσταντινούπολη την ημέρα που ξεκίνησαν όλα.

  • Occupiers Faced Down Cops in Istanbul's Taksim Square

    After four days of nonviolent protests that brought the attention of celebrities and opposition politicians, and attacks by the police that included tear gas and water cannons, the burgeoning Occupy Gezi movement has won at least a temporary victory...

  • World Peace Update

    How exactly is the planet preparing for the rapture? Some people are buying tons of non-perishable food and hiding in underground bunkers. Others, however, are far too busy rioting at wheelchair basketball matches, brawling with their fellow members of...

  • World Peace Update

    This week, milk was used as a weapon. I'm not sure we've ever been further from planetary harmony.