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The protesters, with the help of nonprofit organizations including the Center for Constitutional Rights, the Public Interest Lawyers Group, and EarthRights International, brought claims for wrongful death, torture, assault, battery, and negligence against Chevron, alleging that the company had paid the soldiers that landed on the platform and were therefore liable for the actions that they took.
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After the November 2000 G8 protest in Montreal, at which many protesters were beaten, trampled, and arrested in what was intended to be a festive protest, the tactic of dividing protests into " green " ( permitted ), " yellow " ( not officially permitted but with little confrontation and low risk of arrest ), and " red " ( involving direct confrontation ) zones was introduced.
Police have subsequently been accused of brutality, torture and interference with the non-violent protests as a collateral damage provoked by the clash between the law enforcement ranks themselves and the more violent and brutal fringes of protesters, who repeatedly hid themselves amongst peaceful protesters of all ages and backgrounds.
Despite being predominantly peaceful in nature, the revolution was not without violent clashes between security forces and protesters, with at least 846 people killed and 6, 000 injured.
* 1960 – French forces crack down in a violent clash with protesters in French Algeria during a visit by French president Charles de Gaulle.
In 2009, following the elections in Iran, protesters ( who regarded the electoral result as rigged ) began to deface banknotes with slogans such as " Death to the dictator ".
On 13 January 2009, there were severe riots in Riga, with protesters attacking the building of the parliament.
During the start of the Arab Spring, Gaddafi condemned the Tunisian revolution in January 2011, saying protesters were misled by WikiLeaks and voicing solidarity with ousted President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
* 1963 – The police force in Birmingham, Alabama switches tactics and responds with violent force to stop the " Birmingham campaign " protesters.
The government successfully repressed the Indian protesters, but the public outcry over the harsh treatment of peaceful Indian protesters by the South African government forced South African leader Jan Christiaan Smuts, himself a philosopher, to negotiate a compromise with Gandhi.
The Chinese Chamber of Commerce agreed on a strike in solidarity with the protesters, which in turn led to increasingly repressive measures by the authorities.
In the Arab Spring, including in Cairo, Egypt, pro-government forces attacked protesters in Cairo with Molotovs.
The peaceful demonstrations degenerated into violence, with some of the protesters attacking the police headquarters, national television station, and the Foreign Ministry.
Various worker groups from Romania's industrial platforms responded, some of whom engaged in altercations with the protesters.
There were protesters but also hundreds of supporters of the Shah, as well as a group of fake supporters armed with wooden staves, there to disturb the normal course of the visit.
Contested elections in late 2000 led to a massacre in Zanzibar in January 2001, with the government shooting into crowds of protesters, killing 35 and injuring 600.
Pro-democracy activists-mainly southern Mina and Ewé-were met with armed troops, killing scores of protesters in several clashes.
In what became known as the Pennsylvania Mutiny of 1783, Dickinson sympathized with the protesters and refused to remove them from Philadelphia.
* August 22 – August 30 – Police clash with anti-war protesters in Chicago, Illinois, outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention, which nominates Hubert Humphrey for U. S. President, and Edmund Muskie for Vice President.
Johnson travels to Los Angeles for a dinner at the Century Plaza Hotel where earlier in the day thousands of war protesters clashed with L. A. police.
King intended to fill the jails with nonviolent protesters to make a moral argument to the United States.
With the nation divided by the Vietnam War and with the assassinations of King and Robert F. Kennedy earlier that year serving as backdrop, the city became a battleground for anti-war protesters who vowed to shut down the convention.
In some cases, confrontations between protesters and police turned violent, with images of this violence broadcast on national television.
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After the accession of Evo Morales, rumors began to abound about serious efforts being made to bring Carlos Mesa to trial for a number of alleged misdeeds, including responsibility for the deaths of protesters, both under his administration and that of Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada ( with whom he served as Vice-President ); for economic mismanagement and corruption ; and even for having mulled a " self-coup " in order to temporarily suspend constitutional rights and bring order to the country with the help of the military.
After the onset of financial crisis of 2007-2010 and European sovereign-debt crisis, the left-wing coalition that replaced Janša's government in 2008 elections, had to face the conseqences of the 2005-2008 over-borrowing, however all the attempts to implement reforms that would help towards economic recovery were met by student protesters, led by a student who later became a member of Janez Janša's SDS, and by the trade unions.
Stan, Kyle and Cartman, who don't want to lose their circus, enlist the help of the protesters outside to get the quints back.
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Norway has been aligned with the Western nations ' criticism of the Assad government and with allegations from human rights organizations of violence against protesters from the military and security forces.
Civil rights organizations pressed hard for this provision because it could be used to protect peaceful protesters and black voters from police brutality and suppression of free speech rights.
Similar tactics on the part of both protesters and police were repeated at subsequent meetings of the WTO, IMF / World Bank, Free Trade Area of the Americas, and other international organizations, as well as the Democratic and Republican National Conventions in the US.
Dix joined with other representatives of Maoist parties and organizations from around the world to denounce the Chinese government ’ s attack on protesters in Tiananmen Square in 1989.
The stylized Guy Fawkes mask that Lloyd created for V for Vendetta has transcended the story and made its way into the real world, frequently being used by protesters demonstrating against the perceived injustices of governments, financial institutions and other powerful organizations.
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Although local police were surprised by the size of N30, law enforcement agencies have since reacted worldwide to prevent the disruption of future events by a variety of tactics, including sheer weight of numbers, infiltrating the groups to determine their plans, and preparations for the use of force to remove protesters.
* 1969 – Vietnam War: In Washington, D. C., 250, 000-500, 000 protesters staged a peaceful demonstration against the war, including a symbolic " March Against Death ".
When Singer attempted to speak during a lecture at Saarbrücken, he was interrupted by a group of protesters including advocates for the disabled.
As Johnson's motorcade drove into Liverpool Street, several anti-Vietnam War protesters, including Graeme Dunstan, threw themselves in front of the car carrying them.
On 26 August 2008, the protesters illegally occupied several government ministries, including the Government House which they sacked, to force the government to give in to demands.
Beginning August 29, protesters disrupted air and rail infrastructure, including Suvarnabhumi airport.
** Vietnam War: In Washington, DC, 250, 000 – 500, 000 protesters stage a peaceful demonstration against the war, including a symbolic " March Against Death ".
Eighteen protesters from other institutions, including Willard Van Orman Quine, David Armstrong, Ruth Barcan Marcus, and René Thom, sent a letter to Cambridge claiming that Derrida's work " does not meet accepted standards of clarity and rigor " and describing Derrida's philosophy as being composed of " tricks and gimmicks similar to those of the Dadaists.
The police used stun grenades on the protesters, of which 15 were later arrested, including the Palestinian President's adviser on Jerusalem affairs.
In 1898 the Bava-Beccaris massacre in Milan involved the use of cannons against unarmed protesters ( including women and old people ) during riots in Milan over the rising price of bread.
" which organizes protests against, and publishes data about, the meal limit, the gathering of 13, 060 signatures by an online petition to repeal meal limit, protesters picketing the Mayor's State of the City Address and picketing developers who lobby City Hall to keep a meal limit on soup kitchens, and groups including the Democratic Party of Alachua County urging the lifting of the meal limit.
Reportedly over 400 sites participated including 170 that hosted the album with some protesters stating that The Grey Album illustrates a need for revisions in copyright law to allow sampling under fair use of copyrighted material, or proposing a system of fair compensation to allow for sampling.
Fingers were pointed at Wackenhut when it was revealed that anti-nuclear protesters, including an 82-year old nun, had managed to cut through fences of one of the United States ’ most protected nuclear facilities at Oak Ridge in Tennessee in July 2012.
Europe saw the biggest mobilization of protesters, including a rally of three million people in Rome, which is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest ever anti-war rally.
The police were eventually overwhelmed by the mass of protesters downtown, including many who had chained themselves together and were blocking intersections.
By the end of January 2012, it was reported that over 5, 000 civilians and protesters ( including armed militants ) had been killed by the Syrian army, militia ( Shabeeha ) and security agents, while 1, 100 people had been killed by the anti-regime forces.
During the 2008 post-election riots several thousand protesters, including the politicians, angry at what many deemed to be a fraudulent election process, participated.
Prominent student leaders including Shamsul Huq, Shawkat Ali, Kazi Golam Mahboob, Oli Ahad, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Abdul Wahed were arrested and the police were accused of excessive brutality while charging protesters.
This made American involvement visible to the U. S. population, and there were intense protests, including deaths in a confrontation between rock-throwing protesters and National Guardsmen at Kent State University.
Near the current Dhaka Medical College Hospital, police fired on the protesters and numerous people, including Abdus Salam, Rafiq Uddin Ahmed, Sofiur Rahman, Abul Barkat and Abdul Jabbar, died.
More than 1, 000 protesters converged on the farm and many, including this person, fought pitched battles with 400 police, some in riot gear, drafted in from five forces.
The following day, 286 protesters including Daniel Ellsberg were arrested for civil disobedience / trespassing on the Rocky Flats facility.