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12 Feb 2011 11:47


World: Algerian riot police literally puts stranglehold on protests

A number of people reportedly took part in the protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, but unfortunately for them, thousands of riot police were out in full force. source

30 Jan 2011 21:54


Politics: Koch Brothers hold party in Palm Springs, people get arrested

  • 25 protesters jailed at a retreat loaded with righty donors source
  • » Anyone have a tinfoil hat we can borrow? The multi-day conference, put on by billionaire Tea Party-backing brothers David and Charles Koch, is loaded with people with lots of money and lots of influence. We bet Hank Scorpio was there, personally throwing cans of tear gas at the lefty protesters, who were mostly peaceful, but found themselves in trouble after a couple got a tiny bit too close to the shindig and ran into riot police. Supervillans need backup.

07 Apr 2010 10:30


World: State of emergency No. 1: Kyrgyzstan in dire straits today

At least 17 people were killed after riot police clashed with protesters. Protesters want President Kurmanbek Bakiyev to step down. source