Violent clashes have erupted in central Brussels as police were confronted by “hundreds of young people” who had reportedly gathered to meet a social network star. The youths threw projectiles at police and damaged stores and cars in the area, local media report.
A number of Brussels police officers that were on duty during Saturday evening’s riot have spoken in anonymous interviews about a numerous factors that made their work unnecessarily difficult. The group of four young officers that were on duty on Saturday evening told VRT News that “This is painful and frustrating”. They have chosen to remain anonymous as “otherwise we can start looking for another job”.
Celebrations in Brussels to mark Morocco’s return to soccer’s World Cup finals for the first time in two decades turned violent late on Saturday, when crowds clashed with police, setting cars on fire and injuring 22 police officers.
Images on social media showed overturned, burning cars and broken shop windows in Brussels city center as well as police trucks firing water cannons at crowds gathered in front of the city’s stock exchange.
That’s right. These fools assaulted those who were protesting AGAINST brutal sharia law. Why don’t they ever go to Muslim enclaves in the U.S. and do the same thing?
Dozens of people were arrested on Saturday as neo-Nazis and anti-fascists clashed with police during a march by the extreme right-wing Nordic Resistance Movement (NMR) in Gothenburg, Sweden on Saturday, police said.
Generic Portland Antifa riot.
Left-wing agitators descended upon Portland in response to a “Patriot Prayer” rally on Sunday. Antifa members reportedly launched smoke bombs and other projectiles at police officers, who arrested at least seven people, according to the Portland Police Department, which documented the violence on Twitter. At least two police officers were injured in the violence.
Shortly after the president’s speech ended and night fell in Phoenix, protesters began to throw water bottles and scream obscenities at police.
The student head of Cambridge’s equality group has claimed that ‘all white people are racist’ after praising rioters in Dalston who lit bonfires and hurled petrol bombs at police.
The ferocious street riots during the G20 summit earlier this month in Hamburg have fueled the discussion about political extremism and violence in Germany. One talking point is centered on the question if the state and the police reacted adequately, and how extremism should best be countered in general.
The European migration experiment is failing miserably. Self-declared “refugees” and migrants from Africa and the Middle East are importing their violence, chaos and regressive norms of behavior into formerly harmonious countries all over Western Europe. As Seth J. Frantzman wrote in the Jerusalem Post last December, “They hate the very society they have often chosen to migrate to. Their new society tolerated their intolerance and taught them that this new country provided such unfettered freedom that it should be destroyed.”
A crowd of more than 1,000 are reported to have hurled bottles at police officers who moved in to detain one of the suspects on charges of dangerous physical assault.
How do you say chimpout in German?
After last week’s ultra-violent demonstrations in Hamburg during the G20 summit, it is the Hamburg police who are being targeted for “police brutality”.
A blame game over ugly street violence that marred Germany’s hosting of the G20 summit last week spilled into the national election campaign Tuesday as Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel attacked Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Potential rioters should have their movements restricted or be made wear electronic ankle tags, German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière has said.
When he said “tags” I was hoping he meant toe tags.
Protesters injured at least 160 police officers, torched cars and lorries and broke into a locked-down metro station on Friday, seeking to wrest control of the streets of Hamburg as leaders from the world’s biggest economies met nearby.