Riot

By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 22nd, 2012
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Reuters reported that two days of rioting over pay by workers from African Minerals’ Sierra Leone mine have left one woman dead and at least six injured. The company said operations had seen no significant impact. A company spokesman of the unrest which took place in the central town of Bumbuna...
By benim
In Europe
Sep 6th, 2011
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Riots that swept across the UK were the result of a penal system that fails to stop “a feral underclass” reoffending, the Justice Secretary has said. Kenneth Clarke revealed that 75% of over-18s charged with involvement in last month’s unrest had criminal records. Writing in The Gua...
By benim
In Europe
Aug 10th, 2011
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Tripoli – The regime of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on Wednesday called for British Prime Minister David Cameron to step down, saying he had “lost all legitimacy” because of the riots shaking Britain. “Cameron and his government must leave after the popular uprising against ...
By benim
In Europe
Aug 9th, 2011
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London – Three people have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a police officer was hit by a car during rioting in north London overnight, police said on Tuesday. A male officer was hospitalised after being hit by a car in Brent, northwest London, in the early hours of Tuesday ...
By benim
In Election
May 16th, 2011
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Three days of rioting linked to last month’s presidential elections in Nigeria left at least 800 people dead, Human Rights Watch said on Monday. “Deadly election-related and communal violence in northern Nigeria following the April 2011 presidential voting left more than 800 people dead&#...
By benim
In News
Apr 24th, 2011
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Kano – Suspects detained in post-election violence have rioted at an overcrowded jail in northern Nigeria and more than a dozen of them escaped, a prisons official said on Saturday. Andrew Barka, controller of prisons in Adamawa state, said 18 of the 600 arrested this week escaped but six were ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Apr 21st, 2011
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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan vowed on Thursday that the country’s final round of elections would go ahead next week despite rioting which has killed at least 100 people across the mostly-Muslim north. Angry youths launched violent protests in northern cities this week after Jonathan, a ...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Apr 19th, 2011
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KADUNA, Nigeria – Burned corpses with machete wounds lay in roads and smoke rose above this city where rioting broke out again Tuesday among Muslim opposition supporters who were angered by the announcement that the Christian incumbent president had won the election. On the outskirts of Kaduna, burne...
By benim
In Algeria
Jan 9th, 2011
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At least two people have been killed and 300 others injured in riots that erupted across Algeria amid rising food prices and a housing crisis, state-run media said Saturday. The protests began earlier in the week over spiraling costs of basic food items, including milk, oil and sugar. Some staples ar...
By benim
In Algeria
Jan 8th, 2011
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Algiers – Two men were killed and at least another 20 people injured in riots in Algeria linked to the rising costs of food and unemployment, a newspaper and rescue services said Saturday. Azzedine Lebza,18, was the first reported fatality in the unrest on Friday when he was hit by a police bul...