Monday, January 30, 2006

Fascists, communists, and cops clash at football match in Italy

Supporters of the left-wing Livorno (left) clash with neo-fascist supporters of AS Roma.

Italain Riot police intervene on behalf of the AS Roma fascists attacking and arresting anti-fascist Livorno supporters.

These are the provocative fascist banners held up by AS Roma supporters.

AS Roma's supporters show a banner reading in German: 'Got mit uns' (God with us) during the Italian top league soccer match between Roma and Livorno at Rome's Olympic stadium, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Friday, January 27, 2006

Burning car of the day

A protestor holds a Fatah badge and a Palestinian flag next to a burning car inside the courtyard of the Parliament in Gaza City Friday Jan. 27, 2006. Thousands of members of Fatah, which badly lost Palestinian parliament elections to Hamas this week, burned cars and shot in the air in demonstrations across the Gaza Strip, demanding the resignation of corrupt officials and insisting that Fatah form no coalition with Hamas. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti

Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Eqypt: football riot

Egyptian riot police clear Libyan supporters, who were there from a previous match against Ivory Coast, from the stand after they started damaging seats and throwing projectiles at Egyptian supporters, on the top stand, during the African Nations Cup soccer match between Egypt and Morocco at the Cairo International Stadium in Egypt Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Monday, January 23, 2006

Burned down police chief's house of the day

Marshallville, Georgia, U.S. - A mob of people attacked police officers with rocks and then looted and burned down Police Chief Stephen Stewart's home after a black man, Clarence Walker, 48, was murdered by police. Police claim that they only used "minimal force" to subdue Walker who was wanted on outstanding charges, but witnesses saw officers sitting on him and spray him with pepper spray. Marshallville is a small town of 1,300 people about 90 miles south of Atlanta.

Down with the King!

Updated Feb 2 2005

Hospitalised cop of the day

Nepali police fought running battles with thousands of pro-democracy protesters around the ancient temples and through the narrow streets of the capital on Saturday, and hundreds of people were rounded up. Riot police fired teargas rounds and launched baton charges at protesters in Kathmandu, as political parties stepped up a campaign to force King Gyanendra to cede power, which he seized nearly a year ago.

Saturday, January 21, 2006

Bus fare hike riot in Ecuador

A high school student rejects a tear gas canister thrown by police during the fourth day of a student protest over a proposed bus fare hike in Quito, Ecuador, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2006. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa R.)

Ecuadoran demonstrators block a bus during clashes around Central University in Quito January 19, 2006. Hundreds of students on Thursday participated in a protest against government policies. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja

Friday, January 20, 2006

Anti-UN riot in Ivory Coast

A woman holds a placard reading 'Ivory Coast is not under UN control' during a demonstration outside the French embassy in Abidjan, Ivory Coast January 17, 2006. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

Supporters of Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo run for cover while being shot by U.N. soldiers from the headquarters of the United Nations Operation in Ivory Coast (ONUCI) at the Sebroko district of Abidjan January 18, 2006. Four pro-government protesters were killed in western Ivory Coast on Wednesday when U.N. peacekeepers opened fire to repel an attack on their base in a third day of anti-U.N. riots, Ivorian and U.N. officials said. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

A Young Patriot, supporter of Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo, tries to destroy a wall of the UN headquarters in Abidjan.

Young Patriots, supporters of Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo, stage a demonstration in front of French soldiers of the 43rd Bima in Abidjan. (AFP/Kambou Sia)