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Two Explosions Outside Of Besiktas Stadium in Istanbul Wound At Least 20 People

The target of the attack was a bus filled with riot police and that Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu claimed that the 20 wounded were all police officers.


Photos of Polish Policemen Looking Bored and Cold

On the 11th of November, the people of Warsaw celebrated Poland's Independence Day with three separate demonstrations – all guarded by numerous police units.


Thousands Protested Against Swedish Neo-Nazis in Central Stockholm this Weekend

Neo-Nazi group Nordiska Motståndsrörelsen held its biggest demonstration in recent years.


We Met the Angry Young Farmers Protesting Pension Reforms in Greece

Riot police dodged tomatoes and aubergines after Cretan farmers travelled to Athens to protest against tax hikes and pension reform on Friday.


Are Police Tactics Responsible for Clashes at Raves and Rallies?

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?


Russell Brand's Plan to Love-Bomb the Police Is Fatuous Bullshit

I don't get it, what's to love? The institutional racism or the unaccountable violence?


The Cop-Fighting, Acid-Slinging Vandals of Chile's Protest Movement

At nearly every student protest in Chile, "encapuchados" stand ready to burn stuff and throw things at riot cops' heads.


Montreal Cops Kettled a Women-Only Anti-Austerity Protest

It was just one of the many left-wing anti-austerity protests to hit the Canadian city this week.


Greece Was Taken Over by Rioting Again This Weekend

Protesters gathered in honor of the 2008 killing of Alexandros Grigoropoulos by cops in Athens.


Greek Anarchists Set Athens on Fire in Solidarity with a Hunger Striker

Thousands marched in support of an imprisoned anarchist bank robber last Tuesday night.


Students Tried to Kick FIFA Boss Sepp Blatter Out of a University in Zurich

The protesters chanted, "Joseph Blatter, the dream's over, soon you'll be lying in the trunk" (this rhymes in German).


Greek Students Marched for a Better Education Yesterday

High schoolers marched through Athens on Thursday to demand changes to the exam system and improvements to the public schools.