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# tear-gas - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Mayor of Portland bans police from using tear gas after three months of riots
# Oregon
# Oregon

Mayor of Portland bans police from using tear gas after three months of riots

Sep 10th 2020, 10:20 PM 12,865 Views 18 Comments

Ted Wheeler says he still wants police to respond aggressively to prevent violence and vandalism.

# tear-gas - Friday 24 July, 2020

Tense Portland standoff with US federal police continues after mayor tear-gassed
# Oregon
# Oregon

Tense Portland standoff with US federal police continues after mayor tear-gassed

Jul 24th 2020, 7:28 AM 23,674 Views 38 Comments

Mayor Ted Wheeler was gassed while leading a protest against the presence of federal agents.

# tear-gas - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Tear gas deployed by police as 15 arrested in new anti-Macron demonstration in Paris
# Gilets Jaunes
# Gilets Jaunes

Tear gas deployed by police as 15 arrested in new anti-Macron demonstration in Paris

Jan 18th 2020, 4:44 PM 9,166 Views 21 Comments

Police said 15 people were arrested.

# tear-gas - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans
# Transport Stoppages
# Transport Stoppages

French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans

Dec 17th 2019, 11:06 PM 10,652 Views 14 Comments

Commuters in Paris and other big cities have borne the brunt of transport stoppages so far but Christmas travel plans are now at risk.

# tear-gas - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches

Updated Nov 2nd 2019, 11:17 AM 7,048 Views 9 Comments

Earlier, police fired tear gas and a water cannon after some protesters hurled petrol bombs.

# tear-gas - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Tour de France chief slams farmers as yellow jersey suffers from tear gas
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

Tour de France chief slams farmers as yellow jersey suffers from tear gas

Jul 24th 2018, 6:49 PM 9,519 Views 10 Comments

Although the race resumed following a 15-minute interruption, Christian Prudhomme was furious at the finish.

# tear-gas - Saturday 16 June, 2018

17 dead after tear gas explodes in Caracas club, causing a stampede
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

17 dead after tear gas explodes in Caracas club, causing a stampede

Jun 16th 2018, 5:57 PM 12,056 Views 2 Comments

A brawl prompted someone to throw a tear gas canister, sending hundreds rushing for the exits.

# tear-gas - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation at Gaza protest
# Protests
# Protests

Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation at Gaza protest

May 15th 2018, 6:48 AM 11,801 Views 114 Comments

Eight-month-old Leila al-Ghandour was exposed to the gas east of Gaza City during major protests on Monday.

# tear-gas - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Drug addicts clash with police at Vietnam rehab centre
# Tear Gas
# Tear Gas

Drug addicts clash with police at Vietnam rehab centre

Nov 8th 2016, 10:20 PM 8,498 Views 2 Comments

“It was a big mess,” a police officer said after the clashes which followed protests at the centre.

# tear-gas - Saturday 22 October, 2016

London City airport declared safe after tear gas incident
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

London City airport declared safe after tear gas incident

Oct 22nd 2016, 7:16 AM 12,692 Views 1 Comment

Police say they are investigating whether the incident was a result of an accidental discharge of a spray canister.

# tear-gas - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Man dies in Belfast city after police use tear gas
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man dies in Belfast city after police use tear gas

Sep 8th 2016, 9:32 PM 15,758 Views 18 Comments

The Police Ombudsman is investigating the incident.

# tear-gas - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Thieves use teargas to rob Chinese tourists near Paris
# Mugging
# Mugging

Thieves use teargas to rob Chinese tourists near Paris

Aug 2nd 2016, 2:31 PM 9,528 Views 21 Comments

Thefts from Chinese tourists in Paris are increasing.

# tear-gas - Monday 11 July, 2016

Water cannon and tear gas used against fans in Paris after Euro 2016 final last night
# Disruption
# Disruption

Water cannon and tear gas used against fans in Paris after Euro 2016 final last night

Jul 11th 2016, 8:20 AM 40,804 Views 32 Comments

Around 40 people were arrested after clashes with police during the final last night.

# tear-gas - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

French police fire tear gas at English soccer fans in Lille
# Hooligans
# Hooligans

French police fire tear gas at English soccer fans in Lille

Jun 15th 2016, 8:08 PM 48,591 Views 117 Comments

Thousands of English fans have gathered in Lille ahead of their match in the nearby city of Lens tomorrow.

# tear-gas - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Defiant front page as police seize control of Turkish newspaper
# Press Freedom
# Press Freedom

Defiant front page as police seize control of Turkish newspaper

Mar 5th 2016, 5:33 PM 21,954 Views 45 Comments

Police have used teargas on protesters.

# tear-gas - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence

Mar 1st 2016, 9:49 AM 11,048 Views 87 Comments

The UN’s rights chief criticised a “rising roar of xenophobia” towards migrants.

# tear-gas - Thursday 17 September, 2015

'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia
# Closed Borders
# Closed Borders

'Mayhem' as crowds of migrants break through police lines in Croatia

Sep 17th 2015, 10:38 PM 35,367 Views 258 Comments

Authorities in the country have said they expect an influx of over 20,000 people in the next two weeks.

# tear-gas - Friday 1 May, 2015

Police use tear gas on stone-throwing protesters
# Milan Expo
# Milan Expo

Police use tear gas on stone-throwing protesters

May 1st 2015, 11:02 PM 13,990 Views 30 Comments

Violent clashes have broken out in Italy as tens of thousands of protesters come out onto the streets.

# tear-gas - Monday 19 January, 2015

VIDEO: Police tear-gassed these children as they tried to protect their playground
# Shocking
# Shocking

VIDEO: Police tear-gassed these children as they tried to protect their playground

Jan 19th 2015, 5:00 PM 14,775 Views 12 Comments

The space was under threat of being seized by a property developer.

# tear-gas - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Opinion: The peaceful anarchy of Hong Kong's student protesters is infectious
# Democracy
# Democracy

Opinion: The peaceful anarchy of Hong Kong's student protesters is infectious

Oct 1st 2014, 8:00 PM 43 Views 31 Comments

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests gained a momentum of their own after the catastrophic miscalculation to fire tear gas at peaceful demonstrators.

# tear-gas - Monday 29 September, 2014

Hong Kong protesters stay on streets despite tear gas and riot police
# Defiant
# Defiant

Hong Kong protesters stay on streets despite tear gas and riot police

Sep 29th 2014, 9:41 AM 3,956 Views 19 Comments

It’s reported that 41 people had been treated in hospital for injuries sustained during the protests

# tear-gas - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Trouble flares on the streets of Rio as Maracana hosts Argentina v Bosnia
# Fight Night
From The42
# Fight Night

Trouble flares on the streets of Rio as Maracana hosts Argentina v Bosnia

Jun 15th 2014, 10:33 PM 5,723 Views 3 Comments

According to reports, police fired tear gas as a group of protesters attempted to march towards the stadium.

# tear-gas - Monday 28 April, 2014

The horrifying moment when tear gas engulfed a flare-waving football fan
# Ric Flare
From The42
# Ric Flare

The horrifying moment when tear gas engulfed a flare-waving football fan

Apr 28th 2014, 8:50 PM 9,909 Views 9 Comments

The Zagłębie Lubin supporter scrambled away and rejoined his colleagues after the incendiary incident.

# tear-gas - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Police fire tear gas on anti-austerity protesters in Rome, 20 officers were injured in violence
# Clashes
# Clashes

Police fire tear gas on anti-austerity protesters in Rome, 20 officers were injured in violence

Apr 13th 2014, 10:40 AM 6,229 Views 44 Comments

One protester lost a number of fingers after a firecracker apparently exploded prematurely in his hand.

# tear-gas - Monday 20 January, 2014

Hundreds wounded as police and protesters clash in freezing temperatures in Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Hundreds wounded as police and protesters clash in freezing temperatures in Ukraine

Jan 20th 2014, 4:53 PM 8,004 Views 42 Comments

More than 200 people were wounded amid mounting fury over draconian new anti-protest laws.

# tear-gas - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters
# Egypt
# Egypt

Student killed as Egypt police clash with protesters

Dec 28th 2013, 4:45 PM 4,669 Views 4 Comments

The unrest follows nationwide repression of Islamist protests after the military-installed government listed the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation.

# tear-gas - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Turkish authorities accused of sexual abuse and severe beating of protesters
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Turkish authorities accused of sexual abuse and severe beating of protesters

Oct 2nd 2013, 9:01 AM 8,291 Views 25 Comments

A report by Amnesty International also recorded examples of police firing plastic bullets directly at protesters’ heads.

# tear-gas - Monday 3 December, 2012

Clashes with police as 10,000 workers join Bangladesh fire protest
# Factory Fire
# Factory Fire

Clashes with police as 10,000 workers join Bangladesh fire protest

Dec 3rd 2012, 8:03 AM 1,768 Views 1 Comment

Protests have entered their second week after 110 people died in Bangladesh’s worst ever clothing factory fire.

# tear-gas - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Protesters, police clash in Mexico before Pena Nieto presidential inauguration
# Mexico
# Mexico

Protesters, police clash in Mexico before Pena Nieto presidential inauguration

Dec 1st 2012, 8:00 PM 4,656 Views 5 Comments

At least five police officers and a protester were injured in scuffles sparked by the 500 protesters.

# tear-gas - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Violence reported as Poland marks its independence day
# Poland
# Poland

Violence reported as Poland marks its independence day

Nov 11th 2012, 8:26 PM 10,851 Views 36 Comments

Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at a right-wing march.

# tear-gas - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Pics: Petrol bombs thrown at Greek police during anti-austerity protests
# Greece
# Greece

Pics: Petrol bombs thrown at Greek police during anti-austerity protests

Sep 26th 2012, 5:20 PM 5,830 Views 68 Comments

There were scenes of violence on the streets of Athens today.

# tear-gas - Friday 27 July, 2012

Colorado suspect 'was seeing university psychiatrist' before massacre
# Colorado
# Colorado

Colorado suspect 'was seeing university psychiatrist' before massacre

Jul 27th 2012, 9:58 PM 8,542 Views 32 Comments

A court in Colorado has seen disputes over whether medical privilege covers contact between James Holmes and his doctor.

Colorado suspected gunman 'can't remember' shooting spree
# Colorado
# Colorado

Colorado suspected gunman 'can't remember' shooting spree

Jul 27th 2012, 7:11 PM 8,411 Views 54 Comments

Alleged killer James Holmes is repeatedly asking guards why he is in prison – claiming that he has no memory of the shooting which took place in a packed Colorado cinema last week.

# tear-gas - Monday 23 April, 2012

VIDEO: US college party turns into riot
# Break It Up
From The Daily Edge
# Break It Up

VIDEO: US college party turns into riot

Apr 23rd 2012, 1:50 PM 6,366 Views 16 Comments

With Trinity and UCD Balls taking place last weekend, gardai will be glad nothing like this kicked off.

# tear-gas - Sunday 29 January, 2012

300 people arrested at Occupy protests in California
# Occupy
# Occupy

300 people arrested at Occupy protests in California

Jan 29th 2012, 9:22 AM 1,703 Views 15 Comments

Demonstrators burned an American flag in a city hall after police fired tear gas and bean bags to disperse the crowds.

# tear-gas - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Watch: Lawmakers throw tear gas in South Korean parliament
# Most Unparliamentary
# Most Unparliamentary

Watch: Lawmakers throw tear gas in South Korean parliament

Nov 22nd 2011, 1:01 PM 1,425 Views 4 Comments

It’s not the first time there have been such chaotic scenes in the South Korean parliament.

# tear-gas - Monday 21 November, 2011

More deaths in Tahrir Square clashes
# Egypt
# Egypt

More deaths in Tahrir Square clashes

Nov 21st 2011, 4:19 PM 722 Views 0 Comments

The violence continues in Cairo this afternoon, with 24 people confirmed dead so far. This is the most sustained challenge yet to Egypt’s military rule.

# tear-gas - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Eyewitness: Tear gas and tension in Syntagma Square
# Opinion
# Opinion

Eyewitness: Tear gas and tension in Syntagma Square

Jun 30th 2011, 6:39 PM 17 Views 0 Comments

An Irish woman living in Athens spends some hours at the heart of the Greek protests and records the fear, anger and uncertainty on the streets.

Tensions high in Greece as lawmakers brace for second vote
# Greece
# Greece

Tensions high in Greece as lawmakers brace for second vote

Jun 30th 2011, 8:30 AM 227 Views 3 Comments

Protests are continuing ahead of today’s bill, which is needed to push through the austerity measures that were agreed yesterday.

# tear-gas - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Gallery: Athens burns as riots seize the Greek capital
# Athens
# Athens

Gallery: Athens burns as riots seize the Greek capital

Jun 29th 2011, 9:57 PM 545 Views 12 Comments

Over 100 people have been injured after another day of violence…

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