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Second Night of Riots Rock Belfast

Posted July 13th, 2011 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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A second night of riots erupted in Northern Ireland’s capital, Belfast, after police blocked Irish nationalists from confronting Protestant loyalists after an annual march Tuesday. The riots took place in the flashpoint area of Ardoyne, in north Belfast. Police used water cannons and fired plastic bullets against the rioters, who threw gasoline bombs, bricks and […]

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Riot in Belfast Before Protestant March

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Northern Ireland officials say rioting erupted early Tuesday on the streets of west Belfast, before the start of a major Protestant march. Police say they fired plastic bullets at the nearly 200 rioters who responded by throwing rocks, bricks and gasoline bombs. Police said at least 22 officers were injured. No civilian injuries were reported. […]

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Riot in Belfast Before Protestant March

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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Northern Ireland officials say rioting erupted early Tuesday on the streets of west Belfast, before the start of a major Protestant march. Police say they fired plastic bullets at the nearly 200 rioters who responded by throwing rocks, bricks and gasoline bombs. Police said at least seven officers were injured. No civilian injuries were reported. […]

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Riot in Belfast Before Protestant March

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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Northern Ireland officials say rioting erupted early Wednesday on the streets of west Belfast, before the start of a major Protestant march. Police say they fired plastic bullets at the nearly 200 rioters who responded by throwing rocks, bricks and gasoline bombs. Police said at least seven officers were injured. No civilian injuries were reported. […]

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6 Police Injured in Belfast Riots

Posted July 2nd, 2011 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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Six Northern Ireland police officers were injured Saturday as rioting erupted on the streets of Belfast. What police called “significant disorder” flared following a Protestant march through the city Friday night, with police using water cannons and rubber bullets to try to disperse crowds. Police say they came under attack from both Protestants and Catholics […]

China Offers Riot Informers Rewards

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
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China has offered rewards to migrant workers who help identify participants in recent riots in southern city of Zengcheng. The city’s newspaper, the Zengcheng Daily, published a notice offering rewards to individuals who provide information on suspected rioters. The rewards include cash of up to $1,500, “outstanding migrant worker” titles, and workers residency permits for […]

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