Tag Archives: police repression

Los Angeles police aim to head off any disturbance after NBA championship game

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Police are gearing up to prevent violence in Los Angeles after Thursday night’s Game 7 of the NBA finals between the Lakers and Boston Celtics. But at least one store owner near LA’s Staples Center says … Continue reading

Posted in capital and class, state security | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Los Angeles police aim to head off any disturbance after NBA championship game

Riot Police End Workers’ Protest at Durban Stadium

DURBAN, South Africa — A World Cup Sunday that began at the soaring new arch of Durban Stadium ended in smoke and shrieks as police officers fired tear gas and what witnesses said were rubber bullets to break up a … Continue reading

Posted in capital and class, resistance, state security | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Riot Police End Workers’ Protest at Durban Stadium

Riot police break up World Cup wages demonstration

DURBAN, South Africa — Armed riot police charged into hundreds of security stewards at a World Cup stadium, using tear gas and firing rubber bullets to break up a protest over low wages hours after Sunday’s match between Germany and … Continue reading

Posted in resistance, state security | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Riot police break up World Cup wages demonstration

Haitian President Seeks UN Help on Handling Police Shootings

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Haitian President Rene Preval has asked the United Nations for help in forming an independent commission to investigate allegations that dozens of prisoners were shot by Haitian police during a jail riot in the southern city of Les … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Haitian President Seeks UN Help on Handling Police Shootings

Rioting at Toledo middle school dance leads to 6 arrests

Six middle-school students were arrested shortly after 11 p.m. May 15 for rioting outside St. John’s Jesuit High School, according to police reports. St. John’s Jesuit Director of Communications Chris Alexander confirmed the incident in a May 17 phone interview. … Continue reading

Posted in resistance, state security | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Rioting at Toledo middle school dance leads to 6 arrests

Murder of Ghanaian Investigated

By Sergey Chernov The recent murder of a Ghanaian man, which appears to be racially motivated, is under investigation in St. Petersburg, while the police prevented two anti-fascist rallies in the center this week. Solomon Attengo Gwajio, 25, was stabbed … Continue reading

Posted in fascist attacks, state security | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Murder of Ghanaian Investigated

Two Dead in Clashes Between Police, Peasants in Peru

LIMA – Two civilians died in clashes between peasants and police in the northern province of Huancabamba, Peruvian media said on Thursday.

Posted in capital and class, ecological crisis, resistance, state security | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Two Dead in Clashes Between Police, Peasants in Peru