Police in Ferguson managed to disperse a crowd early Wednesday morning by focusing on containing and corralling protesters. It was a quieter night, but police still arrested 47 people.
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Ferguson, Mo., is one of many American cities that has received battle gear from the federal government. The program was started to counter drug activity but critics say it encourages police officers to adopt a “warrior mentality.”
Strong messages from a St. Louis suburb where the unarmed black teen was fatally shot by a police officer.
The attorney representing the family of Michael Brown, Ben Crump, told BuzzFeed this decision lacks transparency.
But a higher percentage of white residents have contraband, according to a racial profiling report from the Missouri Attorney General’s Office.
A witness says he believes the protester was allegedly beaten by security for the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo. “The whole thing lasted about 10 seconds before secret service intervened.”
The politician’s comments have sparked an outcry.
“They are throwing a free party and we’re here to ruin that party.” Protesters from the New York Taxi Workers Alliance are happy that Lyft did not launch last night.
A lot of people are angry at Michael Gove.
Big protests around Australia against the controversial 2014 budget.
Residents of Murrieta, Calif., were carrying signs that read “Return to sender” and “Bus illegal children to the White House.”
Activists discreetly planted the cannabis a couple of months ago.
At least five people have been injured, according to local police Developing…
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The confrontation between Albuquerque authorities and citizens marks the latest act of outrage over a string of police killings in the city. A recent Justice Department investigation cited the police for brutality and excessive force.
Police fired tear gas and water cannons at protesters Saturday in Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey.
Tens of thousands of Aussies took to the streets over the weekend to protest the Abbott government once again.
Armed forces arrested 243 people, mostly students. Protestors had camped in multiple sites in Caracas for several weeks.
A city council meeting in Albuquerque, N.M., descended into chaos Monday as activists took over and demanded the arrest of the city’s police chief. Twenty-five people have been killed by the police since 2010.
The interaction came during the Cleveland Indians home opener on Friday outside Progressive Field.
The first same-sex marriages took place in England and Wales on Saturday. But one man in Wakefield wasn’t very happy.
Brazilians are divided between those who want the World Cup to happen and those who don’t. This song summarizes the feelings of the latter group.
Many say that Taiwan’s ruling KMT party strong-armed a controversial trade deal with China through the legislature, and protestors demand a public review.
The riot, ahead of Sunday’s referendum on whether Crimea should leave Ukraine and join Russia, was not broadcast by Russia’s state-owned television news channels.
After the 5 Pointz area was whitewashed last year, graffiti artists were in an uproar. This act of protest calls attention to what artists see as the further gentrification of New York City.
Around 100 activists from the impoverished province of Baluchistan walked 1,900 miles to Pakistan’s capital to demand justice for relatives who disappeared during the government’s crackdown on insurgents.
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina were then detained a second time along with more than 400 others protesting a court’s sentencing of eight anti-Putin activists.
Dozens are dead amid the smoldering battleground of Kiev’s Independence Square. At least 25 have been killed following a police raid on the anti-government encampment in the Ukraine capital.
Dozens are reported dead after the worst violence in the country’s 22-year history as an independent nation.