Officers were filmed launching canisters at pupils of Nairobi’s Langata Primary School who were protesting against the seizure of the school’s playground.
Officers dispersed huge crowds with pepper spray and tear gas following the Buckeyes’ win in the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship.
A judge delivered a legal victory to protesters Thursday, saying police have to warn protesters and give them time to disperse before firing tear gas.
Ziad Abu Ein died Wednesday after inhaling tear gas and being shoved by Israeli soldiers, witnesses said. His funeral was Thursday.
For a second day, demonstrations over recent police killings of unarmed black men turned violent in Berkeley, California.
Working in Ferguson has never been more complicated after recent protests swept the city. Jim Dalrymple II reports from Ferguson, Missouri, for BuzzFeed News.
A new Amnesty International report accuses the agencies that policed the Ferguson protests of improperly using force, among other things.
The clashes injured hundreds of people and began as protesters marched on the home of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The protesters have called for Sharif’s resignation.
A peaceful protest turned violent as shootings, tear gas, and firebombs rocked the city Sunday night.
“Deltopia,” an event attended by thousands of California students, spiraled out of control Saturday night, resulting in rioting, violence, and destruction of property.
They are demonstrating against a bill would give the courts the power to rule on removing material from the Internet.
The video quickly went viral, sparking outrage in France.
These photos are unreal. A protest in Bolivia demanding rights for the disabled turned violent yesterday as hundreds of people in wheelchairs and crutches clashed with riot police.
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!
UPDATE: Parliament has passed the austerity measures, paving the way for financial assistance from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund which will hopefully stabilize not just the Greek economy, but the world economy. Unrest continues in the streets of Athens. Demonstrations against the Greek government’s proposed austerity measures turned violent in Athens today, with protesters hurling rocks and firebombs at police. Police have responded with tear gas and batons. If parliament doesn’t pass the cost-cutting plan, Greece will not receive a bailout package from the European Union. Without the aid package, Greece will default on its debt, sending shock waves through the world economy.
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The Lakers won! But the rest of Los Angeles lost.
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