No-fly zone next in Belgium?! Clashes as police disperse mass protests Police and protesters have clashed in Brussels, as European Union leaders are gathering there for a fresh attempt to address the EU's year-long debt crisis. RT on Facebook: RT on Twitter:
Spain Protesters Clash With Riot Police After Austerity March Spain Protesters Clash With Riot Police After Austerity March Tens of thousands of Spanish youths have rallied in the capital Madrid to protest high unemployment, job insecurity and the government's spending cuts. The rally turned violent after demonstrators clashed with police. Thousands of people have marched through the streets of the Spanish capital Madrid to protest the country's poor economic situation which continues to plague the unemployed, particularly its youth. "Almost half of Spain's youths are unemployed," said Ivan Alonso, a university student at the demonstrations, which were held to protest high unemployment, job insecurity and the government's spending cuts. "I have been unemployed for three years," noted Alonso, adding that "the government is starting to reduce scholarships and without a scholarship or a job it will be impossible to continue studying." The youth protests in Madrid were inspired by the uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East, as well as anti-austerity protests in other European cities, including Lisbon where in March 11th there was a huge demonstration against similar austerity problems. "Italy, France, Greece and Iceland taught us that mobilization is indispensable; the Arab world has shown us that victory is possible," reported Youth Without a Future, the group which started this campaign. Protesters felt frustrated at the lack of jobs with little available for even the most qualified graduates. Rates for those unemployed and ...
Violent clashes erupt in Italy after Berlusconi survives no-confidence vote At least 50 police and 40 protesters have been injured as hundreds of students clashed with police near the residence of Silvio Berlusconi in Italy's capital on Tuesday. The riots came as parliament decided on the prime minister's future. Berlusconi secured a comfortable victory in the no-confidence vote at the senate, but survived a similar motion in the lower house by just three votes. Demonstrators marched through Rome's historic centre, throwing firecrackers that boomed as lawmakers cast their votes. Similar protests took place in other parts of the country. RT on Facebook: RT on Twitter:
Violent clashes as Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak returns to court Scuffles between supporters and opponents of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak broke out as the ousted leader arrives to face charges of killing protesters during the uprising.
Video of Golan Heights, West Bank clashes as Israeli forces repel protesters Israeli troops clashed with Arab protesters along three hostile borders on Sunday, leaving as many as 16 people dead and dozens wounded in an unprecedented wave of violence marking the anniversary of the mass displacement of Palestinians surrounding Israel's establishment in 1948. Hundreds of Palestinians moved across the Syrian border into the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The border breach set off several hours of violent clashes in which at least four people were killed. At the Qalandiya checkpoint on the outskirts of Ramallah in the West Bank, Israeli troops rushed in to disperse protesters, leaving several wounded. Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has insisted that he will vigorously defend his country's borders after the mass infiltration from Syria. RT on Facebook: RT on Twitter:
Cairo Clashes Video: Violence back on Egypt Tahrir Square There's been fresh unrest in Cairo where at least 50 protesters have been injured in clashes with police. Dozens were also injured on Tuesday as hundreds of protesters took first to the Interior Ministry, and then shifted to Tahrir square, the epicentre of the revolution in February. Protesters are angry about the slow process of prosecuting security officers, accused of causing the deaths of more than 800 people, during the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak.
Ethnic clashes in Bulgaria leave five injured Five people, including three police officers, have been hurt in clashes between Bulgarians and members of the Roma community. The fighting broke out in the village of Kanunitsa 160Km south of the capital Sofia. It started after a Roma man driving a van, ran over a young Bulgarian in what some villagers thought was a deliberate action.
Police, Anti-Pope Protesters Clash In Spain From: August 17, 2011 - Clashes between Spanish police and anti-Pope protesters in Madrid turn violent. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).FAIR USE NOTICE: This video may contain copyrighted material. Such material is made available for educational purposes only. This constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in Title 17 USC section 106A-117 of the US Copyright Law.
Video of fierce Egypt clashes as pro-govt crowds attack anti-Mubarak protesters RT on Facebook: RT on Twitter: Several thousand supporters of President Hosni Mubarak attacked anti-government protesters Wednesday as Egypt's upheaval took a dangerous new turn. In scenes of chaos and pitched fighting, the two sides pelted each other with stones. The turmoil was the first significant violence between supporters of the two camps in more than a week of anti-government protests.
Violent clashes hit Libyan city of Baidah The eastern Libyan city of Baidah has been a scene of death and violent clashes. Hospitals are struggling to cope with the influx of patients and people are worried about more chaos ahead. Al Jazeera's Omar Al Saleh reports on recently obtained video footage from Baidah, where protesters are refusing to bow down to government intimidation.
Greece Clashes: Video of fire bombs, tear gas at Athens mass protest Follow latest updates on Facebook: and Twitter: Greek police have fired tear gas at protestors attempting to block off access to the Parliament in Athens. Over 20 thousand angry demonstators were trying to prevent MPs from voting on new austerity measures needed to secure more bailout cash from the EU.
Muslims Against Crusades & EDL Clash On 9/11 Anniversary On the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the extremist islamist group Muslims Against Crusades staged a protest outside the US Embassy and the far right EDL staged a counter protest. There were miner clashes on Edgware road between EDL and MAC members which led to a number of arrests. © Fil Kaler 2011
Italian police beat migrants in Lampedusa clashes Trouble continues at the overcrowded Lampedusa camp as Italian riot police charge migrants a day after asylum seekers started fires in protest against forced repatriations.
TN clashes: Jaya justifies police action Five Dalits were killed in police firing in Ramanthapuram district on Sunday.
Firebombs fly in fierce clashes over Greece dump site Firebombs exploded and clouds of tear gas filled the air as helmeted riot police moved in on protesters on the edge of small Greek town Keratea, which is gripped by a rebellion against state plans to place a rubbish dump in the area. The planned landfill site has prompted several months of violent protests from residents. Protest organisers argue the proposed landfill site is too close to a residential area and would also damage an ancient site, which they say has not been properly excavated. RT on Facebook: RT on Twitter:
Hackney riots video: Сars torched, clashes on day 3 of London unrest Follow us on and London looks to be in store for another night of rioting. We're bringing you pictures from Hackney which is in the north east of the city, where skirmishes have already broken out between police and youths- this time in daylight. Home Secretary Theresa May is meeting police chiefs about the violence sweeping London. The latest clashes follow trouble over the weekend as rioters and looters reacted to a fatal police shooting. 35 police officers were injured and over two hundred people arrested.
Athens on Fire: Video of night clashes, Greek capital smoked Greece is picking up the pieces from the latest bout of civil unrest, when thousands of angry protestors flooded the streets. That's after Parliament gave the green light to tough new cuts, in order to secure a further financial lifeline from the EU. European officials welcomed the move. But Greeks could not have been less happy with the pending austerity, as they gathered in the centre of Athens on the second day of a general strike. Protestors threw stones at police, smashed windows and set fire to property. Police responded with tear gas and stun grenades. Clashes continued overnight. Dozens of police and protestors were injured, while many demonstrators were detained.
Fresh fierce clashes in Tunisia as cops fire tear gas, govt dismissed Tunisia has sworn in a new interim president and he has asked the prime minister to form a unity government. Longtime autocratic ruler President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali fled the country Friday for Saudi Arabia following a popular uprising and deadly riots. Fouad Mebazaa, the former president of the lower house of parliament, was sworn in as chief of state on Saturday. RT on Facebook: RT on Twitter:
Yemen Clashes Escalate More than 17 protestors and soldiers were killed in Yemen after government forces attacked an opposition camp in the capital Sanaa on Saturday night. Hundreds fled from the midnight attack on the camp in Change Square the heart of an uprising where thousands have camped for eight months calling for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to quit power. Protesters said the attacking forces included the elite Republican Guard and Central Security forces. Interior Minister Muttahar al-Masri however denied that a raid took place, blaming the gunfire on "extremists". Saleh, who went to neighboring Saudi Arabia for medical treatment in June for wounds suffered in an assassination attempt, said on his return to Sana'a on Friday that he wants to end days of fighting and allow peace talks to take place. Saleh's reappearance has raised questions over the future of Yemen, which has been rocked since January by protests against his 33-year rule. Protesters moved forward in Sana'a this week by entering territory controlled by state forces, prompting a battle between loyalist and pro-opposition troops. About 100 protesters were killed in five days of bloodshed. By: Ikram Al Yacoub Al Arabiya With Agencies
Chilean students clash with police Sept 30 - Tear gas, water cannon and rocks fly in Chile amid renewed clashes between police and students, just hours before students are set to meet with government officials. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)
London Riot (August 2011) - 'London Calling' The Clash: Music Video I remembered what happened in the 80's and compared it to now, then decided to make a video with music from that era along with images from the riot! This video is for fun! I take the riots very seriously as I too have experienced them. I also believe that this video can help others understand the riots but also have a bit of fun for those who have also experienced the devastation. Links: Like me on Facebook: Visit our website: hawkmoth11 Visit typhoon100's personal blog kai- Subscribe Here
Bharatpur clashes: Sonia Gandhi summons Gehlot Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot was summoned by the Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi to explain police high-handedness in the Bharatpur clashes. Two of Gehlot's ministers are mired in cases of mysterious death of two women.
Street clashes as Greek PM continues support for austerity plan Police in Greece have fought with stone-throwing protesters during demonstrations against the country's austerity measures on Saturday. Officers also used tear gas to stop angry crowds who gathered as Prime Minister George Papandreou addressed the nation on the economic crisis. Al Jazeera's Simon McGregor-Wood reports.
Athens riots video: New round of clashes, stones & tear gas in Greece Troubled Greece is being crippled by a huge nationwide strike. Hundreds of thousands of workers are protesting ahead of a parliamentary vote on a harsh set of tax hikes and spending cuts. 28 billion euro worth of cuts are needed before the EU agrees to hand Greece another cash bailout. It's considered to be the country's last resort to avoid becoming the first Eurozone nation to default. But both the cuts, and the high-interest bailout, are deeply unpopular.
Italy austerity protesters clash with police Sept. 14 - Clashes break out between riot police and demonstrators outside the Italian parliament in Rome as lawmakers prepare to vote on a 54 billion euro austerity package. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
RT reporter caught in chaos as clashes erupt on Israel-Palestine border For latest updates, follow RT on and Anticipation is building among Palestinians ahead of a formal request for UN recognition expected to be submitted later on Friday. That's despite a US promise to veto it - and reports that the Security Council won't hold a vote on the issue for some time. Clashes errupted at one of the checkpoints at Palestinian-Israeli border - RT's Paula Slier is at the scene of the unrest ...
Dramatic video as thousands clash with Egypt riot police in Cairo The Egyptian capital Cairo was the scene of violent chaos on Friday, when tens of thousands of anti-government protesters stoned and confronted police, who fired back with rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons. It was a major escalation in what was already the biggest challenge to authoritarian President Hosni Mubarak's 30 year-rule. They are demanding Mubarak's ouster and venting their rage at years of government neglect of rampant poverty, unemployment and rising food prices. RT on Facebook: RT on Twitter:
London Street Battles: Video of mad clashes, riots out of control Follow latest updates on and Violence and looting raged across London and spread to three other major British cities, as authorities struggled to contain the country's most serious unrest since race riots set the capital ablaze in the 1980s. In London, a third straight night of disorder saw buildings, vehicles and rubbish dumps set alight, stores looted and police officers pelted with bottles and fireworks, as groups of young people rampaged through neighbourhoods. 2 video courtesy
Video of Cairo clashes as Mubarak back in Egypt court for trial Supporters and opponents of the ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak clashed outside and inside the court building as the trial of the 83-year-old former president continues. Monday's session was temporarily halted after legal advisers for the opposing parties at the trial started a brawl, local media reported. It is not clear yet whether the trial will resume. Mubarak is charged with corruption and complicity in the killing of protestors during the February uprising that toppled him. Standing in the dock along with him are two of his sons and a senior aide. Four policemen are to testify against Mubarak on Monday. The session is the third round of court hearings after proceedings were delayed on August 15. The judge banned cameras from the Police Academy building where the hearings are taking place, provoking anger from Mubarak opponents who wanted a swift and open trial. RT on Twitter: RT on Facebook:
Deadly sectarian clashes erupt in Cairo Christians marching against the military in the Egyptian capital and calling for more rights have come under attack. While some blamed hardline Muslims, others said the attack is symptomatic of rampant lawlessness in the country following the revolution that overthrew long-time leader, Hosni Mubarak. Al Jazeera's Rawya Rageh reports from Cairo.
Clashes in Georgia Thousands of protestors have lashed out in Georgia against President Mikheil Saakashvili this week, and now demonstrations are leading to violence and arrests. Are the events in Georgia similar to other oversea uprisings the world has seen as of late? Investigative journalist Wayne Madsen thinks so. In this case, however, the leader in question—Saakashvili—is a US puppet, says Madsen. And while this revolt may be similar to protests in Egypt, Yemen and elsewhere, Madsen doubts NATO won't impose a no-fly zone over Georgia anytime soon, noting America's allegiance with Saakashvili. Follow Lauren on Twitter at
Britain Burns: London riots rage with looting & clashes Follow us on and Two days of angry clashes in parts of north London have seen 26 police officers injured and over 160 arrests. Small pockets of unrest remain active, according to Scotland Yard. It began as a peaceful protest demanding justice over the death of a 29-year-old man who was shot by police last Thursday. But things turned ugly when demonstrators began attacking police and setting fire to cars and buildings. The violence then spread to a neighbouring district.
TimesCast - Tahrir Square Clashes June 29, 2011 - overnight in Cairo's Tahrir Square, protesters clashed with police forces in the worst violence since the revolution. Related Article: nyti.ms Please visit nyti.ms in order to embed this video. Watch more videos at
Video of May Day clashes with police in Germany Police cleared a protest in Hamburg using water cannon in the early hours of Sunday morning. The anti-capitalist protesters, who had gathered for a rally ahead of Labour Day, were soaked by high powered jets of the water from the cannon in the district of Schanzenviertel. The protesters then moved on to the Osterstrasse district of the city, where shops and bank windows were smashed. Cars were set on fire across the city. It was not clear how many people were detained or arrested or if there were any injuries. Labour Day, also known as May Day, is marked in many countries around the world on 1 May, when workers hold marches and rallies to demand greater workers rights and improved working conditions. RT on Facebook: RT on Twitter:
Protesters break into bank, clash with cops as London march turns violent Follow latest updates at and Tens of thousands of mostly peaceful demonstrators streamed into central London on Saturday to march against government budget cuts, with a small breakaway group smashing its way into a bank, breaking windows and spray painting logos on the walls. Another group of black-clad protesters hurled paint bombs and ammonia-filled light bulbs at police. Organisers of the march estimated that at least 250000 people from across the country were peacefully joining in the demonstration, the biggest protest in London since a series of rallies against the Iraq war in 2003. Police said they were not giving out crowd estimates.
Clashes at Israeli Embassy Clashes between a number of protesters and security forces broke out on Friday, 9 September, outside the Israeli Embassy in Cairo after protesters demolished the wall recently built on University Bridge, in front of the embassy. Protesters removed the Israeli flag and proceeded to throw embassy papers from windows on the building's top floors. Security forces fired in the air and used teargas to disperse protesters outside the Giza Security Directorate nearby.
Raw Video: Clashes Ahead of UN Palestinian Vote Palestinians calling for UN recognition of a Palestinian state clashed with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank on Friday, just hours before their president, Mahmoud Abbas, was to deliver his widely anticipated request to the world body. (Sept. 23)
Violence in Egypt clashes Al Jazeera has obtained footage showing violent clashes between Mubarak loyalists and pro-democracy protesters on the night between February 2 and 3. In one clip, Mubarak loyalists are seen driving into a crowd of pro-democracy protesters, who then set upon them. In another, shots are fired on protesters on a bridge. Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons in Cairo has more. [Warning: the images in this footage may disturb some viewers.]
Clashes as Madrid prepares for Pope's arrival China: Scandal! Shock! Riot police in Madrid clash with demonstrators protesting the cost of the Pope's visit to Spain this week. Thousands of people of all ages took to the streets under the slogan, "Nothing for the Pope from my taxes." The initially peaceful protest turned violent when police tried to clear the central Puerta de Sol plaza. The Pope was due to arrive on Thursday as part of the World Youth Week celebrations. Madrid residents are divided over the protests, with one saying they portray a shameful image. (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) JULIAN DIAS, MADRID RESIDENT: "If they did other things they would be entertained with that, or maybe subconsciously it's envy because they don't have that spirituality. In any case the image they portray is shameful, but we will survive." Another blames the police for allowing demonstrators and pilgrims to meet in the same square. (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) GONZALO, MADRID RESIDENT: "I think it's wrong because they knew there would be violence, because if you let something anti and something pro get together in the end something will break, that is basic. They should have had the demo one day and the other thing another day." Hundreds of thousands of young people will attend the Roman Catholic youth festival in Madrid this week, including pilgrims from all over the world. Critics say Pope Benedict's four day visit will cost around 100 million euros, though the government will not give a figure. This comes at a ...
Egypt: Violent clashes as protesters storm Israeli embassy Protesters throw stones and petrol bombs as security forces respond with teargas during a night of violence in Cairo after demonstrators stormed the Israeli embassy. Read more
Clashes with police in Israel as 'social justice' campaign continues Clashes with police in Israel as 'social justice' campaign continues In Israel, angry protesters have clashed with police in Tel Aviv after authorities moved to dismantle a tent city. he camp was part of a nationwide protest against the high cost of living and social inequality. RT's Paula Slier reports. RT on Twitter: RT on Facebook:
Greece riots: Video of violent clashes as cops tear-gas protesters in Athens Demonstrators furious at the severe injury of a protester during an anti-austerity march clashed with riot police in central Athens on Thursday, the second day of violence in the Greek capital. Hooded youths used hammers to smash up marble and paving stones from building facades and pavements, hurling the jagged chunks and firebombs at police, who responded with volleys of tear gas and stun grenades. Running battles with police ensued through the streets of central Athens, with protesters setting rubbish bins on fire and one burning a Greek flag. RT on Facebook: RT on Twitter: