Tag Archives: Riot

G8 Protests: Outnumbered by the Police

With the G8 summit protests, held in Northern Ireland this week, being rather smaller than previous years I thought it important to look at the G8/G20, the protests they’ve inspired, and ask of this most recent protest: where was everyone? G8 In 1973, leaders from four of the world’s largest economies (France, Germany, UK, USA) […]

Treatment of Turkish protesters

The situation in Turkey has naturally been headline news around the world for the past couple of weeks, I just wanted to add my thoughts about the reaction of the police and state to the protest and protesters. Last night the Police moved in with force and evacuated protesters from Gezi Park, again with tear gas […]