World Popular Resistance Clippings 2/15/2013

Rail workers on strike in Khashuri

TBILISI, DFWatch–Around 800 rail workers in Khashuri in central Georgia went on strike Wednesday,demanding increased salaries and to restore benefits which they used to have years ago.

There are no staff available on the railway section between Zestaponi further west and Gori closer to Tbilisi, but Georgian Railway [...]

3 Face Charges in Downtown Mob Attack

Three teenagers face charges Wednesday morning in connection with the latest downtown mob robbery, and police are looking for more suspects.

Two 18 year olds and a 16 year old were arrested after a group of 15 youths reportedly beat and robbed two people around 8:30 p.m. at Chicago Avenue and North Wabash Avenue, News [...]

Officials release first in-depth account of events that preceded unrest, slaying uptown.

Even before a 22-year-old man was fatally shot after Food Lion Speed Street last weekend, tensions had been rising for hours in uptown Charlotte, a new city report shows.

At one point, a crowd began charging toward officers, fleeing after someone yelled “gun.” Police formed a barrier as officers subdued a combative person they had [...]

Protesters stone car in North West

January 23 About 70 protesting North West residents allegedly stoned a car and attempted to blockade roads in Goedgevonden on Saturday, police said. “The unrest began at about 1pm this afternoon,” said Captain Adele Myburgh.

“One docket was opened after a car was stoned. At this stage, the protesters have not blocked the road and [...]

Students riot outside Larnaca police station

January 23 AROUND 100 students yesterday bombarded Larnaca Traffic Police department with stones, firecrackers and eggs in protest at the circumstances of the fatal motorbike accident of their 16-year-old fellow student last month. The reason for yesterday’s protest was a broadcast on private television station Sigma during which Demetris Theakou, the father of the dead [...]

French police detain nearly 400 over New Year’s

PARIS (AP) — The Interior Ministry says police detained nearly 400 people in France overnight — many of them linked to car-burnings that often accompany New Year’s revelry.


Police clamp down on New Year trouble

Police and local authorities around the Netherlands are gearing up to prevent disturbances and violence on New Year’s Eve.


Protests over power cuts in two Delhi localities

New Delhi, Aug 12 (PTI) Annoyed over frequent power cuts in their areas, residents of two localities in Delhi came out on the streets and demanded uninterrupted power supply.