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  1. RIOTS is a fluctuating collaborative group founded by Joan M. Wyand and Kerry E. Adams. (Web site)
  2. Riots are complex civil disturbances that have a beginning (riot assembling processes), middle (riot area activities) and an end (riot dispersal processes).
  3. Riots are a form of civil disorder characterized by disorganized groups lashing out in a sudden and intense rash of violence, vandalism or other crime .
  4. Riots are often organized for the sole purpose of diverting the detaining power, thereby limiting its ability to perform the mission.
  5. Riots are not by definition part of organized rebellions, but they sometimes occur when public demonstrations turn to physical violence. (Web site)

Riot Shields

  1. Riot shields are lightweight protection devices deployed by police and some military organizations. (Web site)
  2. Riot shields are almost exclusively long enough to cover an average sized man from the top of the head to the knees. (Web site)
  3. Riot shields are often used in SWAT-based TV shows and films.
  4. Riot shields are used in almost every country with a standardized police force and are produced by many companies.

Riot Control Agents

  1. Riot control agents are also known as tear gas, irritants, and lacrimators (tear producers).
  2. Riot control agents are chemical compounds that temporarily make people unable to function by causing irritation to the eyes, mouth, throat, lungs, and skin.
  3. Riot control agents are effective in quelling civil disturbances and in preventing unnecessary loss of life. (Web site)
  4. Riot control agents are employed only when the task force commander specifically authorizes their use.
  5. Riot control agents are irritants characterised by a very low toxicity (chronic or acute) and a short duration of action. (Web site)

Gordon Riots

  1. Dickens has given a very vivid description of the Gordon riots in Barnaby Rudge. (Web site)
  2. Last check: 2007-10-08) English lord and instigator of the anti-Catholic Gordon riots in London ( 1780). (Web site)
  3. Gordon riots: see Gordon, Lord George Gordon, Lord George, 1751-93, English agitator, whose activities resulted in the tragic Gordon riots of 1780 in London.

Stonewall Riots

  1. The Stonewall riots were a series of violent conflicts between homosexuals and police officers in New York City 's Greenwich Village.
  2. The Stonewall Riots were a series of violent clashes between New York City cops and groups of gay and transgender people.
  3. The Stonewall Riots were a turning point in the struggle for homosexual equality. (Web site)
  4. The Stonewall riots were a series of violent conflicts between homosexuals and police officers in New York City.

Portland Rum Riot

  1. The Portland Rum Riot, also called the Maine Law Riot, was a brief but violent period of civil unrest that occurred in Portland, Maine on 2 June 1855.
  2. Portland was a center for protests concerning the Maine law of 1851 culminating in the Portland Rum Riot on June 2, 1855.
  3. Dow was widely criticized for his heavy handed tactics during the Portland rum riot of 1855. (Web site)

Prison Riot

  1. A prison riot is a riot that occurs in a prison, usually when those incarcerated rebel openly against correctional officials.

Watts Riots

  1. The Watts Riots was a large-scale civil disorder lasting six days in Los Angeles, California in 1965.
  2. The Watts Riots were a large-scale civil disorder lasting six days in Los Angeles, California in 1965. (Web site)
  3. The Watts Riots were one of those unavoidable factors. (Web site)

Tear Gas

  1. Tear gas is the common name for substances which, in low concentrations, cause pain in the eyes, flow of tears and difficulty in keeping the eyes open.
  2. Tear gas is used as a hand-held spray or in Grenade s.
  3. Tear gas is used as a hand-held spray or in grenades.
  4. Tear gas is used by law enforcement officials for crowd control and by individuals for personal protection ( pepper spray and Mace, for example). (Web site)
  5. Tear gas was deployed by officers. (Web site)

Riot Control Agent

  1. A riot control agent is a chemical that produces transient effects that disappear within minutes after exposure and rarely require medical treatment. (Web site)
  2. A riot control agent is a non-lethal chemical used to disperse a riot.
  3. A riot control agent is a type of ''' Lachrymatory Agent ''' (or '''lacrimatory agent''').
  4. The term "riot control agent" is a euphemism.
  5. The term "riot control agent" is euphemistic.

Riot Control

  1. Riot control are the measures to control a riot (usually of protestors).
  2. Riot control are the measures to control a riot or to break up an unwanted demonstration (usually of protestors). (Web site)
  3. Riot control is an important part of any police force.

Plague Riot

  1. Archbishop Ambrosius was killed within the monastery walls during the Plague Riot in 1771.
  2. At the same time, the commission was engaged in prosecuting those, who had taken part in the Plague Riot.
  3. Fearful, and faced with acute food shortages, the people took to the streets in an uprising that would later be known as the Plague Riot.

Attica Prison Riots

  1. The Attica Prison riots were general prison uprisings that occurred at the Attica Correctional Facility in Attica, New York on September 13, 1971.

Baton Rounds

  1. Baton rounds are cylinders made of rubber, plastic, wood, or foam, and are the full bore diameter of the riot gun. (Web site)
  2. Baton rounds are cylinders made of rubber, plastic, wood, or foam, and the full bore diameter of the riot gun.
  3. Baton rounds are the subject of significant controversy, due to extensive use by British and Israeli forces, resulting in a number of deaths.

Battle of Brisbane

  1. The Battle of Brisbane was a riot between US and Australian servicemen stationed in Brisbane, on November 26 and November 27 1942. (Web site)

Battle of The Bogside

  1. The Battle of the Bogside was a battle only in a rhetorical sense.
  2. CS gas was heavily used in the Bogside area of Derry, Northern Ireland during the " Battle of the Bogside ", a two-day riot in August, 1969.

Canboulay Riots

  1. The Canboulay riots are an important part of the history of Trindidad and Tobago and are still celebrated today as Carnival.
  2. The Canboulay riots are an important part of the history of Trindidad and Tobago and are still celebrated today.


  1. Carnival was brought to Spanish Trinidad by French planters in the 1770s.
  2. The Carnival was often marred clashes between groups of revellers carrying sticks and lighted torches.

Cholera Riots

  1. The Cholera Riots were aggressively suppressed by the tsarist government. (Web site)
  2. The Cholera Riots were brutally suppressed by the tsarist government.


  1. Cincinnati is a Daeva city.
  2. Cincinnati is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Hamilton County .
  3. Cincinnati was a pioneer city in many respects. (Web site)
  4. Cincinnati was an important port for the Underground Railroad in pre-Civil War times. (Web site)
  5. Cincinnati was chartered as a village.

Classical Music Riot

  1. A classical music riot is a riot that occurs upon (usually) the premiere of a controversial piece of classical music .

Copper Riot

  1. Despite the fact that the Copper Riot lasted for only a day, it would cause perplexity and fear among the top government officials.
  2. The Copper Riot began on the early morning of July 25 and continued until afternoon. (Web site)
  3. They are commendable with textile fabrics covered Copper Riot.


  1. Crowds are a ubiquitous feature of everyday life.
  2. Crowds were enraged by the Court's rejection of the appeal.

Crown Heights Riot

  1. The Crown Heights Riot was a three-day riot in the Crown Heights neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.
  2. The Crown Heights Riot was a three-day riot in the Crown Heights neighborhood of New York City starting on August 19, 1991.
  3. The Crown Heights riot was an important issue raised repeatedly on the campaign trail.

Deadly Force

  1. Deadly force is a level of force which is inherently likely to cause death or great bodily injury.
  2. Deadly force is used in some repressive countries to stop riots, particularly if martial law is declared or in a country at war.

Elaine Race Riot

  1. The Elaine race riot was one of twenty-five racial conflicts throughout the nation referred to collectively as the "Red Summer" of 1919. (Web site)

Glenville Shootout

  1. The Glenville Shootout was a violent series of events that occurred from July 23 1968 to July 28 1968 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Web site)


  1. Gordon was arrested and charged with high treason but was found not guilty. (Web site)
  2. Gordon was charged with treason but was acquitted. (Web site)
  3. Gordon was tried for high treason but acquitted. (Web site)
  4. Gordon was undoubtedly of unsound mind, and he died in 1793, a proselyte to Judaism. (Web site)


  1. Gujarat is a birthplace of many freedom fighers, who played an important role to give the shape of modern india. (Web site)
  2. Gujarat is a land where azure seas meet sparkling sands, blushing sunsets embrace rosy dawns.
  3. Gujarat is a part of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization.
  4. Gujarat is a place with high spirits, vibrant colors and joyous festivals.
  5. Gujarat is a power centre where Ambaji, Mahakaliji and Bahucharaji, three Shaktipithas are situated on the skirts of Gujarat.

Haymarket Riot

  1. HAYMARKET RIOT is the band people should be thinking of when they throw around the term "post-hardcore". (Web site)
  2. Haymarket Riot Are Survivors Chicago's Haymarket Riot is a band that refuses to embrace this mindset.
  3. Haymarket Riot is a brief description of this riot.

Hock Lee Bus Riots

  1. In May 1955, however, the Hock Lee Bus Riots broke out, killing four people, and consequently would later seriously discredit Marshall's government.
  2. Hock Lee bus riots occurred on May 12 1955, in Singapore. (Web site)

Hough Riots

  1. The Hough riots left the area with physical and emotional scars that would take a long time to begin to heal. (Web site)
  2. July 18 - The Hough Riots break out in Cleveland, Ohio, the city's first race riot. (Web site)
  3. The National Guard enters Cleveland to restore order during the Hough Riots of 1966.


  1. Inmates are holding a hostage.
  2. Inmates were made to strip, crawl through the mud, and then some were made to run naked between lines of enraged guards, who beat the inmates. (Web site)
  3. The "inmates" are only allowed to go so far.
  4. The inmates are flex-cuffed and removed.
  5. The inmates are handcuffed and the situation is under control.

Iranian Pilgrim Riot

  1. The Iranian pilgrim riot arose on July 31, 1987 from escalating tensions between Shiite Iran and Sunni Saudi Arabia. (Web site)
  2. The Saudi government blamed the riot on the Iranian pilgrims and claimed that the Iranian pilgrim riot was part of a plot to destabilize the Saudi regime.


  1. Justinian was now ready to flee, and perhaps would have done so except for Theodora, who did not frighten easily. (Web site)
  2. Justinian was superbly well educated in jurisprudence, theology and Roman history.

Lambing Flat Riots

  1. Also, as a result of the Lambing Flat Riots, the Chinese Immigration Act of 1861 was passed. (Web site)
  2. Wikipedia: Lambing Flat riots The Roll Up banner around which a mob of about 1,000 men rallied and attacked Chinese miners at Lambing Flat in June 1861. (Web site)
  3. It served as an advertisement for a public meeting that presaged the infamous Lambing Flat riots later that year.

List of Massacres

  1. Massacres more generally are listed chronologically at List of massacres; assassinations are listed by location at List of assassinated people.
  2. This is a list of massacres of Aboriginal Australians .
  3. IN THE list of massacres antedating the colossal crimes which have come under my own personal observation, is cited the killing of 14,700 Bulgarians in 1876. (Web site)

Los Angeles

  1. Los Angeles is a menacing place now. (Web site)
  2. Los Angeles is a sensitive city.
  3. Los Angeles is a shipping, industrial, communication, financial, fashion, and distribution center for the W United States and much of the Pacific Rim. (Web site)
  4. Los Angeles is also a center of international trade and banking, manufacturing, and tourism. (Web site)
  5. Los Angeles is also a major hub of the House Church Movement.


  1. MALDIVES IS AN ISOLATED nation and is among the smallest and poorest countries in the world. (Web site)
  2. Maldives - a guide to the Maldives covering travel information, local business and social information.
  3. Maldives are considered in Asia instead of Africa.
  4. Maldives is a country of thousands of Islands scattered in the Indian Ocean southwest of India and Sri Lanka. (Web site)
  5. Maldives is a nation consisting of 26 natural atolls comprising of 1192 islands.

Maria Hertogh Riots

  1. The Maria Hertogh riots were a classic example (ibid: 3). (Web site)


  1. A massacre is a massacre. (Web site)
  2. Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres even slipped and mentioned the taboo word "massacre" (which he immediately denied of course).
  3. Massacre was an American death metal band.
  4. Peres even slipped and mentioned the taboo word "massacre" (which he immediately denied of course). (Web site)
  5. The massacre was preceded by months of political unrest in the Mexican capital, echoing student demonstrations and riots all over the world during 1968.


  1. Massacres are individual events of deliberate mass killing, especally of noncombatant civilians or other innocents.
  2. Massacres are individual events of deliberate mass killing, especially of noncombatant civilians or other innocents.


  1. Newark was established on the remains of the New Netherlands plantation of Acter Col, which dated from the 1620's (Shorto, 127). (Web site)
  2. Newark was one of the thousands of places where race riots occurred. (Web site)

Newark Riots

  1. The 1967 Newark Riots were a major civil disturbance that occurred in the city of Newark, New Jersey between July 12 and July 17 1967. (Web site)
  2. This paper discusses the reasons and events that led to the outbreak of the Newark riots.
  3. One of our key resources will be the commission reports produced following the Watts and Newark riots. (Web site)


  1. The news are provided by BBC World News™.
  2. The news was carried by leftist-controlled newspapers in Hong Kong.
  3. The news was carried by leftists-controlled newspapers in Hong Kong.
  4. The news was only released three days later, and not covered by most international media. (Web site)

Nika Riots

  1. The Guy Gavriel Kay fantasy novel Sailing to Sarantium depicts a revolt inspired by, and very similar to, the Nika riots.
  2. The Nika riots ( Greek: ---------- ------ --------), or Nika revolt, took place over the course of a week in Constantinople in 532.
  3. Read what Procopius wrote at the time about the Nika Riots. (Web site)

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