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  1. The riots were caused by the anti-cholera measures, undertaken by the tsarist government, such as quarantine, armed cordons and migratory restrictions.
  2. Riots are typically dealt with by the police (as riot control), although methods differ from country to country. (Web site)
  3. Riots are a form of civil disorders characterized by disorganized groups lashing out in a sudden and intense rash of violence, vandalism or other crime.
  4. The riots were graphically depicted in movies such as Gangs of New York. (Web site)
  5. The riots are referenced in Thomas Pynchon 's landmark postmodern novel Gravity's Rainbow.

Newark Riots

  1. This paper discusses the reasons and events that led to the outbreak of the Newark riots.
  2. 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)
  3. The paper shows how these riots were all triggered by police brutality perpetrated by white cops against black citizens.

Riots Were

  1. These riots were graphically depicted in the movie Gangs of New York.
  2. The Cholera Riots were brutally suppressed by the tsarist government.
  3. The 1992 LA riots were officially over when Mayor Bradley lifted the curfew on May 4.

Riots Typically

  1. Riots often occur in reaction to a perceived grievance or out of dissent. (Web site)
  2. Riots typically involve vandalism and the destruction of private and public property. (Web site)
  3. While individuals may attempt to lead or control a riot, riots are typically chaotic and exhibit herd behavior. (Web site)
  4. A fictitious version of the Watts riots are depicted in the NBC miniseries The '60s.

Race Riots

  1. Malay Muslims riot in the 1964 Race Riots near Kallang, Singapore, due to the racial and religious tensions at that time.
  2. Sydney Race Riots - posted on Kuro5hin Cronulla Open(ish) Thread - comments from Sydney siders about the riots and attitudes.
  3. September riots A second race riot occurred just a month after the first on 3 September.

Prominently Cronulla

  1. These riots took place on the beaches of the eastern Sydney suburbs, most prominently Cronulla.
  2. The N--rrebro riots followed the selling of Ungdomshuset in Copenhagen in Denmark.

Riots Often

  1. To control riots often non-lethal weapons are used, such as water cannons[?], rubber bullets, flexible baton rounds and riot control agent.
  2. These anti-Mexican riots often featured the ritualistic stripping of the zoot suiters. (Web site)

International Cricket

  1. The Sydney Riot of 1879, is one of the earliest riots at an international cricket match.
  2. In the 20th century, the 1992 Los Angeles riots were regarded as the worst in recent US history.
  3. The Watts riots of 1965 nonetheless surprised the powers-that-be. (Web site)

Watts Riots

  1. Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, the 4th film in the Planet of the Apes film series, reputedly drew inspiration from the Watts Riots.
  2. These frustrations exploded in 1965 with the Watts Riots, which left large parts of South Central Los Angeles in ruins. (Web site)

Zoot Suit

  1. What the Zoot-Suit Riots brought to the surface was the complexity of pachuco style.
  2. A murder mystery novel, The Zoot Suit Murders by Thomas Sanchez, employs the riots as a backdrop to the main mystery.
  3. The song "Hey Pachuco" by Royal Crown Revue, and later, "Zoot Suit Riot" by Cherry Poppin' Daddies both are written about the riots of the Summer of 1943.


  1. Massive riots have erupted in Sydney after a ten year build up was boiled over by the beating of two surf life savers by Lebanese gangs.
  2. External links Redfern riots special ( Sydney Morning Herald) - several stories surrounding the riots and its consequences.
  3. Photographs and video footages Mobs rampage in Cronulla - The Sydney Morning Herald's photo gallery of the 11 December 2005 riots. (Web site)

Were Series

  1. The 1964 Race Riots were a series of riots that took place in Singapore during two separate periods in July and September between Chinese and Malay groups.
  2. The May Day Riots of 1919 were a series of violent demonstrations that occurred throughout Cleveland, Ohio on May 1 ( May Day), 1919.
  3. The Macquarie Fields riots were a series of disturbances across southwest Sydney in February 2005.


  1. He tells his partner of being a teenager during the riots, in the wake of the Rodney King riots set in the actual film timeline.
  2. The Rodney Riots were riots and civil disturbances in Kingston, Jamaica in October 1968. (Web site)
  3. April 29 - 1992 Los Angeles riots erupt after officers accused of beating Rodney King are acquitted.


  1. The 'Swing' riots did influence the passing of the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act and the 1836 Tithe Commutation Act, but wages and conditions did not improve. (Web site)
  2. The 'Swing' riots were the first large-scale demonstration of agricultural labourers' strength, although outbreaks were localised. (Web site)
  3. His great-great grandfather was transported to Australia for his part in the Swing Riots. (Web site)


  1. A total of 53 police officers and 90 vandals and demonstrators were hurt during the many riots that was going on between these days. (Web site)
  2. Riots in 1780, headed by Lord George Gordon, to compel the House of Commons to repeal the bill passed in 1778 for the relief of Roman Catholics.
  3. Information about Porteous riots in the Hutchinson encyclopedia.
  4. TD {font-size:10pt} Gordon riots definition of Gordon riots in the Free Online Encyclopedia. (Web site)
  5. Last check: 2007-10-08) English lord and instigator of the anti-Catholic Gordon riots in London ( 1780). (Web site)

Completely Lifted

  1. The curfew was completely lifted on 2 August, 11 days after the start of the riots.
  2. Nonetheless, riots should be distinguished from civil disobedience, which attempts to rectify issues through non-violent means.
  3. After the riots, then Governor Pat Brown named John McCone to head a commission to study the riots. (Web site)
  4. Sylvia Rivera , state that Judy Garland had nothing to do with the riots.
  5. Questions 'n' Answers about '2005 Paris suburb riots' We did not find QA results for: 2005 Paris suburb riots.

Police Riot

  1. However, police have been known to start riots themselves (see police riot). (Web site)
  2. List of riots related to urban decay List of victims of the Rock Springs massacre P Police riot Prison riot R Race riot Riot Act Riot control R cont.
  3. This leaves it an open question whether these tensions might erupt once more." Essay # 16032 SHOPPING CART DISABLED The New York City Draft Riots, 2000.
  4. Search Results Bradford-Muslim-BNP-riot The Bradford Riots were caused by tensions between different ethnic communities.
  5. Three Asian men are jailed for life for the murder of a black IT worker during race riots in Birmingham last year. (Web site)

Riots Occurred

  1. The causes of the rioting can be analysed to have the same root as the 1964 Race Riots in Singapore.
  2. In some places, rioters have become semi-professionals, travelling to the sites of likely riots. (Web site)
  3. The following year, in commemoration of the Stonewall Riots, the GLF organized a march from Greenwich Village to Central Park.
  4. The 1967 Plainfield riots occurred during the same period in Plainfield, New Jersey, a town about 18 miles southwest of Newark. (Web site)
  5. July 18 - The Hough Riots break out in Cleveland, Ohio, the city's first race riot. (Web site)

Riots Broke

  1. Government retaliation was often violent and riots broke out in affected regions.
  2. Riots also broke out in the city of Gothenburg, Sweden from the 14th to the 16th of June 2001. (Web site)
  3. Last check: 2007-10-22) Then, in 1967, the Newark Riots broke out. (Web site)
  4. It has been proposed below that Gothenburg Riots be renamed and moved to Protests during the EU summit in G--teborg 2001. (Web site)

Hong Kong

  1. Riots sponsored by pro-Communist leftists erupted in the Portuguese colony of Macau located just to the west of Hong Kong the previous December.
  2. Instead, the riots just represented a question or a test to us [Hong Kong government].


  1. Riots occur when crowds or even small groups of people gather to commit acts of violence usually in reaction to a perceived grievance or out of dissent.
  2. Riots occur when crowds of people have gathered and are committing crimes or acts of violence. (Web site)
  3. Looks at the emotions and motivations that characterize crowds and riots.

During Riots

  1. About 5 National Guardsmen were injured during the riots. (Web site)
  2. In December a special court sentenced 11 people to life imprisonment for killing 11 Muslims during the 2002 riots. (Web site)
  3. Three people arrested over the stabbing of a man during riots in Birmingham are charged with murder. (Web site)

Communal Riots

  1. In the 2003 film Stander, the Soweto riots start Captain Andre Stander's disillusionment with apartheid.
  2. Mention of the riots appear in the song People of the Sun, 1996, by Rage Against the Machine.
  3. The various communal riots in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh in modern times have had the highest death toll in recent history.
  4. These have records of all cellphone calls made in Ahmedabad over the first five days of the riots which saw the worst massacres. (Web site)
  5. Eventually, impartial policing will be needed to create a bulwark against communal riots. (Web site)


  1. The old centre it replaces was burned to the ground in the Meadow Well Riots of 1999.
  2. Also, take some time and learn about the Sleepy Lagoon trial and the zoot suit riots. (Web site)


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