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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.


Riot Police Used Tear Gas and Water Cannon to Quell Fans During and After Euro 2016 Final

Tensions escalated underneath the Eiffel Tower and along the Champs-Élysées in the aftermath of France's loss to Portugal.


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 British Police Tactics Responsible for Clashes at Raves and Rallies?

There's been a spike of apparent "riots" reported in the British media recently. But are they even really 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 every student protest in Chile, a bunch of "encapuchados" stands ready to burn stuff and throw things at rio-cops' heads.


Greece Exploded in Riots Again This Weekend

Little seems to have changed since December 2008, when Alexandros Grigoropoulos was murdered by a police officer in Athens.


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

Thousands marched in support of an imprisoned anarchist bank robber.


Greek Students Marched for a Better Education Yesterday

They're protesting and occupying their high schools against a new round of educational reforms.


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

But they ended up getting pepper sprayed by the police inside the building.


Greece's Anti-Fascist Uprising

VICE News travelled to Greece to see how the Golden Dawn arrests have affected Greece's anti-fascist movement.