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Riots

Police call Stuttgart riots ‘unbelievable occurrence’

Police on Sunday (June 21) said they had arrested 24 suspects after a night of rioting on an unprecedented scale in the German city of Stuttgart on Saturday night.According to police, some 19 officers were injured after police involvement in a drug related offence that escalated.There was significant damage to…
bubmag
June 21, 2020
Riots

Fresh Lebanon protests over spiralling economic crisis

Beirut (AFP) - Dozens of demonstrators angered by a deepening economic crisis rallied for a third consecutive day on Saturday after a night of violent riots sparked condemnation from the political elite.Rallying against the surging cost of living and the government's apparent impotence in the face of the worst economic…
bubmag
June 13, 2020
Riots

Against the Insurrection Act

Adam Serwer: Trump gave police permission to be brutal Still, the approach would risk catastrophe. Local leaders and police officers are more accountable to the people than soldiers are, and they know their needs better than Washington politicians do. Where extra help is needed, the National Guard, under the command…
bubmag
June 4, 2020
Riots

The World Was Primed for Protest Conspiracy Theories

As protests against police brutality and systemic racism, sparked by the death of unarmed black man George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, grip the nation, so too does misinformation. On social media, rumors and conspiracy theories are flourishing on every band of the political spectrum. Videos of both…
bubmag
June 4, 2020