Do I have equal rights?
Do I have equal rights?
Officers dispersed huge crowds with pepper spray and tear gas following the Buckeyes’ win in the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship.
Benny Tai, Chan Kin-man, Chu Yiu-ming surrendered on Wednesday and were released. The decision came after police arrested at least 40 protesters this weekend.
The children hit by the spray are all fine, according to a police statement.
A new Amnesty International report accuses the agencies that policed the Ferguson protests of improperly using force, among other things.
Officers in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, pepper sprayed 18-year-old DeShawn Currie after he became angry and did not follow instructions, according to police.
Former Lt. John Pike has been awarded $38,000 for “psychiatric injury” after the video of him pepper-spraying protesting students went viral.
An all-too-familiar image of police pepper spraying a woman during demonstrations in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on Monday.
A pedestrian project in a popular Istanbul park spurred demonstrators to stay the night in hopes of convincing construction workers to stop cutting down trees.
If you live in an dicey neighborhood, say, near a nuclear reactor or graveyard, you’ll want this for your purse. You don’t want some zombie trying to stick you up for your wallet when the inevitable apocalypse happens.
This happened more than a year ago, and to this day, no one has gone to jail or even been reprimanded. Nick Christie, a 62-year-old Ohio man visiting Florida, was arrested for drunk and disorderly conduct. While in custody, Christie was gagged, stripped naked and tied to a chair. A lawsuit against the Lee County Sheriff’s Office alleged Christie was pepper sprayed 10 times over 48 hours, leading to his death. WARNING: Disturbing image.
Actresses Alessandra Toressani and Francesca Eastwood (Clint’s daughter) make the SWAT team’s day in photographer Tyler Shield’s version of the UC Davis incident. Yes, that’s real pepper spray.
Megyn Kelly, pretty hate machine at Fox News, gained some attention for saying that pepper spray is a food product, essentially. Internet, start internetting.
Considering the behavior of certain police lately, this photo is oozing with righteous schadenfreude. This anonymous Chilean activist just delivered the taint shot heard round the world. Kick whichever ass you choose with our handy Photo Editor at the bottom of the page!
Since no one was hurt, this is pretty hilarious. An opposition party member tossed tear gas powder into the Speaker’s face to try and prevent the ratification of a trade agreement between the United States and South Korea. The treaty was eventually ratified. Send in Pike!
In response to Lt. John Pike’s pepper spraying of UC Davis protestors, the international hacking group Anonymous has put out this video urging people to flood his home phone, cell, email, office, and mail box with messages condemning his actions. What do you think? Is this a fair response to an officer’s use of pepper spray?
Police maced a group of students at the University of California, Davis, yesterday after they refused to remove their tents from the quad. About 50 protesters have been camping out there since they were kicked out of the administration building two days prior. No fatal injuries were reported on the scene, but … I’m not so sure UC Davis police can justify their actions here. (via motherjones.com) Watch Video ›
I still can’t get over the fact that photos like this have been coming out so consistently from protests in our own country. It’s becoming harder not to become desensitized by it. (via oregonian.posterous.com) View Image ›
Amazing photos of Occupy Wall Streeters as they tangle with the NYPD on the second month anniversary of the protest. Pockets of violence erupted as OWS, in what they’re calling a “Day of Action,” attempted to march on the New York Stock Exchange.
Well this is surprising. Did I say surprising? I meant disgusting. I hate when I confuse those two. Watch Video ›
Footage of protestors being penned-up and pepper-sprayed Saturday has raised the ire of Anonymous, who has reportedly identified the officer from the video. Will Anon’s amateur sleuthing bring further retaliation?
This may be the least fun game ever invented. Watch Video ›