Leicester Riots: Why Hindus and Muslims clashed in the UK

Photo by Artem Beliaikin on Pexels.com The Leicester police in England arrested fifteen people during an operation in the eastern part of the city on Monday amid clashes between the Hindu and Muslim communities in the city. The police made two arrests after chaos was triggered by what the police called unplanned protests on the … Continue reading Leicester Riots: Why Hindus and Muslims clashed in the UK

South African soldiers intervene to quell riots, looting

Soldiers stepped up deployment in South Africa on Tuesday on a mission to quell looting sparked by the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma as the death toll from the violence rose to 32. President Jacob Zuma answers questions at Parliament in Cape Town, March 17, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY President Cyril … Continue reading South African soldiers intervene to quell riots, looting

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Journalists who have been attacked by US Police during the riots

The wave of violence across the US has affected members of the media reporting during the events. On 1 June, Sputnik journalist Nicole Roussell said she was fired at by police while covering protests in Washington, DC, despite identifying as being a member of the media. A stinger grenade left a couple of welts on … Continue reading Journalists who have been attacked by US Police during the riots

Patients flee after protesters attacked Ebola center in Congo DR

  Protesters angry with the postponement of Sunday's presidential election in parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo have attacked a clinic where possible Ebola cases are assessed. Image shows protesters shout outside the Ebola response headquarter in Beni during a demonstration against the postponement of elections in the Beni territory and the city of … Continue reading Patients flee after protesters attacked Ebola center in Congo DR