Riot Control

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Name: Riot Control
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Running battles rage across Cape’s Mar...

Cape Town - Rioters ran through the smoke carrying cases of Coca-Cola after looting a wholesaler in Marikana, Philippi, on Friday morning as the area once again flared into violence while evictions were under way.At the time of publication, running battles ... [Published IOL - Aug 22 2014]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Feeding Frenzy

The film on Indira Gandhi’s assassinations, Kaum de Heere (Diamonds of the Community), has been banned for fear of exciting precisely whose passions? Congressmen? Their animal spirit could use some rekindling after the recent defeat. Live India tried ... [Published Indian Express - 15 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Chemical Weapons in the War on Protest

Tear gas is banned in warfare. Tear gas is technically banned for use in warfare as a chemical weapon. But as the Washington Post (and other publications) point out, Ferguson police shoot it at protesters rather freely. From Wikipedia Tear gas, ... [Published Firedoglake - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

20 hurt in Bhendi Bazaar clash

A clash involving two groups erupted in Bhendi Bazaar on Thursday night, with soda and soft-drink bottles being hurled by the opposing sides at each other. A scooter and motorbike were set ablaze even as riot control police and a water cannon were deployed ... [Published Mumbai Mirror - Aug 21 2014]
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First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Rioting requires police response [Letter]

As an Army officer in the late 1960s, I was trained in riot control, responding to the race riots in Washington, D.C. after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and just before my departure to Vietnam. I have a simple solution. You see the use ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Why Do Police In Suburban St. Louis Have More Powerful Weapons Than Marines In Afghanistan?

We've been covering some of the more troubling details of police militarization across the US, and specifically what's going on in Ferguson, Missouri over the past couple of weeks. However, we knew fairly little about the actual military equipment being ... [Published Techdirt - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Here's Who Profits From The Ferguson Riots

As Smedley Butler famously wrote "War is a racket," and despite those words being said 80 years ago, the last few weeks of violence in Ferguson have shown him correct as at least two firms have benefitted greatly. As Truthout reports, the majority ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Just another episode?

Scenes that have been acted out in Ferguson, Mo., are hardly unique in America’s racial story. If we had truly been looking, we could have seen it com-ing.The death of Michael Brown is just one of many incidents between police and young black males around ... [Published Idaho Mountain Express - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ruben Navarrette: Tell the story, don’t be the story

Here are four tips for young reporters willing to learn from the mistakes of those caught up in the events of Ferguson, Mo.• Learn how to cover a story without becoming the story.• If you want to express opinions, become an opinion writer. But as long ... [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Police Chief: Surplus military equipment not necessary

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -Valdosta's Police Chief says his department does not keep surplus military equipment on hand because he doesn't feel that it's necessary.Police in Ferguson, Missouri are being criticized for their use of military style weapons and ... [Published WALB 10 - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

So what happens when the National Guard is called into a riot scene?

KMOV-TV photoI wrote last week about the use of military-style vehicles and uniforms  in Ferguson, Mo., and now it is appears the Missouri National Guard was called in to restore order or to at least try to. I am not sure which unit is deployed but according ... [Published PJStar.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Avon sets new standards for riot control respiratory protection

in Defence / SecurityPosted 18 August 2014 · Add CommentAvon Protection has announced the award of DEKRA Gmbh certifications for the CE approved HM50 CBRN respirator and the HMK150 Helmet Mask Kombination System.With a reputation of delivering industry ... [Published ADS Advance - Aug 18 2014]

Quotes

Mayco member for safety and security JP Smith said: "The City of Cape Town’s law enforcement agencies are assisting the South African Police Service with an operation in Philippi around the removal of illegal structures from privately owned land."
"By 9.45, the situation was under control, but it took another half-an-hour to restore traffic. If cops had not arrived, someone could've died" said a local who works at a shop in the area. Around 15 to 20 injured people were sent to J J hospital
...The facts will amaze you. We live in a strange world. My son is now a lawyer. I share with him a few pearls of wisdom one of which is, "it doesn't have to be right or wrong, it just has to be the law." We are a nation of laws. We need the legal system to find the truth
He also discusses the general rule that people repeat in our comments all the time: "never point a weapon at anything you do not intend to shoot." And yet, of course, in pretty much every picture of the police here, we see them pointing weapons. And sometimes worse...

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When 'Anti-Government' Violence Erupts, Who Is ... [Published Zero Hedge - 10 hours ago]
When 'Anti-Government' Violence Erupts, Who Is ... [Published Zero Hedge - 11 hours ago]
Feeding Frenzy [Published Indian Express - 15 hours ago]
Are 'Pain Ray' Cannons The Next Must Have Toy F... [Published Jalopnik - 18 hours ago]
The LAPD Thinks It’s at War and Now It Has Drones [Published Vice Magazine US - 20 hours ago]
Chemical Weapons in the War on Protest [Published Firedoglake - 21 hours ago]
TIBET INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL OPENS ITS DOORS FO... [Published TravPR.com - 23 hours ago]
Running battles rage across Cape’s Mar... [Published IOL - Aug 22 2014]
20 hurt in Bhendi Bazaar clash [Published Mumbai Mirror - Aug 21 2014]
Herald photographer arrested in Ferguson [Published Cincinnati Herald - Aug 21 2014]
Rioting requires police response [Letter] [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 21 2014]
Why Do Police In Suburban St. Louis Have More P... [Published Techdirt - Aug 21 2014]
Former National Guard captain sees riot-similar... [Published CBS News - Aug 21 2014]
Missouri Governor Irresponsibly Demands 'Vigoro... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Aug 21 2014]
Here's Who Profits From The Ferguson Riots [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 20 2014]
Meghalaya seeks more forces and funds [Published Assam Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
Sven-Eric Jordt comments: Tear gas 'produces a ... [Published Duke University - Aug 20 2014]
Just another episode? [Published Idaho Mountain Express - Aug 20 2014]
Is U.S. Police Militarization Justified? [Published Bloomberg - Aug 20 2014]
Ruben Navarrette: Tell the story, don’t be the ... [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 20 2014]
Police Chief: Surplus military equipment not ne... [Published WALB 10 - Aug 19 2014]
Tear gas 'produces a drowning feeling' [Published Florida Today - Aug 19 2014]
Tear Gas Is A Banned Chemical Weapon, But US Lo... [Published Techdirt - Aug 19 2014]
It’s Tear Gas’ 100th Birthday, and Police in Fe... [Published Care2 - Aug 19 2014]
Jim Six: Quelling fears of quelling riots [Published New Jersey Online - Aug 19 2014]
Obama Sends Holder to Ferguson With Limited Leg... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 19 2014]
Occupation Forces [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 19 2014]
Occupation Forces [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 19 2014]
What is the National Guard to do when the polic... [Published Washington Post - Aug 18 2014]
So what happens when the National Guard is call... [Published PJStar.com - Aug 18 2014]
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When 'Anti-Government' Violence Erupts, Who Is ... [Published Zero Hedge - 11 hours ago]
Submitted by Brandon Smith of Alt-Market blog , This past week, I have been examining a recently leaked document from the Department Of Homeland Security entitled “Domestic Violent Extremists Pose A Threat To Government Officials And Law Enforcement.” ...
Chemical Weapons in the War on Protest [Published Firedoglake - 21 hours ago]
Tear gas is banned in warfare. Tear gas is technically banned for use in warfare as a chemical weapon. But as the Washington Post (and other publications) point out, Ferguson police shoot it at protesters rather freely. From Wikipedia Tear gas, ...
Why Do Police In Suburban St. Louis Have More P... [Published Techdirt - Aug 21 2014]
We've been covering some of the more troubling details of police militarization across the US, and specifically what's going on in Ferguson, Missouri over the past couple of weeks. However, we knew fairly little about the actual military equipment being ...
Here's Who Profits From The Ferguson Riots [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 20 2014]
As Smedley Butler famously wrote "War is a racket," and despite those words being said 80 years ago, the last few weeks of violence in Ferguson have shown him correct as at least two firms have benefitted greatly. As Truthout reports, the majority ...
Tear Gas Is A Banned Chemical Weapon, But US Lo... [Published Techdirt - Aug 19 2014]
If you've been watching what's going on in Ferguson, Missouri, lately, you're quite well aware that the police have been basically spraying tear gas almost everywhere they can. Suddenly, articles are springing up all over the internet about the use of ...
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