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List of riots

This is an incomplete chronological list of events characterized by at least one source as riots. It is heavily biased toward cultures with public media, i.e. 20th century and later,and Western.


[edit] Seventeenth century and earlier

Salt Riot in Moscow Kremlin by E. Lissner

[edit] Eighteenth century

Paul Revere's engraving of the Boston Massacre

[edit] Nineteenth century

1844 Philadelphia Nativist Riots

[edit] 20th century

Bloody Sunday massacre in St. Petersburg.

[edit] 1930s

Fires rage during the Bonus Army March

[edit] 1940s

Dead and wounded after the 'Direct Action Day' battle between Hindus and Muslims

[edit] 1950s

[edit] 1960s

[edit] 1970s

[edit] 1980s

[edit] 1990s - 2000

[edit] 21st century

[edit] 2001-2009

Many of Ahmedabad's buildings were set on fire during 2002 Gujarat violence

[39], Greece, Jan 11+15

[edit] 2010s

[edit] See also

[edit] External links

[edit] References

  1. ^ The Nika riot
  2. ^ Gin Epidemic - 1720-1750
  3. ^ The Hanaoka Incident: Corporate Compensation for Forced Labor (Uploaded: May 2, 2001)
  4. ^ South Asia
  5. ^ Hundreds Go On Rampage After A Black Man Is Slain In Shreveport
  6. ^ "Mardi Gras festivity turns violent". CNN. February 28, 2001. Retrieved May 8, 2010. 
  7. ^ CTV News (2001-07-03). "16 arrested after Canada Day riot in Edmonton". Retrieved 2010-06-27. 
  8. ^ In Face of Rural Unrest, China Rolls Out Reforms
  9. ^ CTV News (2006-05-28). "Edmonton Oilers fans looking forward to Cup final". Retrieved 2010-06-29. 
  10. ^ Riots and hunger feared as demand for grain sends food costs soaring
  11. ^ Already we have riots, hoarding, panic: the sign of things to come?
  12. ^ Feed the world? We are fighting a losing battle, UN admits
  13. ^ The World's Growing Food-Price Crisis
  14. ^ BURKINA FASO: Food riots shut down main towns
  15. ^ Anti-government rioting spreads in Cameroon
  16. ^ Fishermen protest fuel prices
  17. ^ Fishermen clash with police at EU
  18. ^ Chinese riots over girl's death - BBC
  19. ^ Workers 'riot in east China town', BBC News
  20. ^ China Addresses Plight of Farmers, The Washington Post
  21. ^ CNN. [dead link]
  22. ^ Greek police shooting sparks riot (Retrieved 7 December 2008)
  23. ^ Pakistan Christians die in unrest - BBC
  24. ^ Police review anti-Islamic rally - BBC
  25. ^ Police arrest 31 at demonstration against Islamic fundamentalism, by David Wilkes - Daily Mail; August 10, 2009
  26. ^
  27. ^ Immigrant riot in Italy leaves 37 injured after series of beatings by white youths
  28. ^ Nigeria army takes control of riot-hit Jos
  29. ^ "'Hundreds dead' in Nigeria attack". BBC News. March 8, 2010. Retrieved May 8, 2010. 
  30. ^ Murphy, Kim (14 February 2010). "Activists clash with riot police in Vancouver". Los Angeles Times.,0,6266343.story. Retrieved 15 February 2010. 
  31. ^ Halpin, Tony (April 8, 2010). "Opposition seizes control in Kyrgyzstan". The Times (London). Retrieved May 8, 2010. 
  32. ^ Clashes between Kyrgyz rival groups leave one dead
  33. ^ Thai PM pressured as army chief calls for polls
  34. ^ Wrangling as Thai protesters refuse to quit
  35. ^ WRAPUP 8-Uneasy peace in Thailand, uncertainties lie ahead
  36. ^ DeLea, Pete (10 April 2010). "Party Escalates Into Riot". Daily News-Record. Retrieved 10 April 2010. 
  37. ^ "Protests follow Indonesia clashes". BBC News. April 15, 2010. Retrieved May 8, 2010. 
  38. ^ Five killed in new wave of violence in Kyrgyzstan
  39. ^ Riot breaks out in downtown Santa Cruz; windows broken on dozens of businesses, porch of cafe set on fire
  40. ^ "Three killed in Greece protests". BBC News. May 5, 2010. Retrieved May 8, 2010. 
  41. ^ [1]
  42. ^ Three die as police and tribals clash in NE India
  43. ^ Factbox: Ethnic tinderbox of south Kyrgyzstan
  44. ^ Jamaican forces defend deadly drug raids in Kingston
  45. ^ UN launches $71m appeal for Kyrgyzstan refugee crisis
  46. ^ Mexican Gunmen Kill 10 Police as 28 Die in Jail Riot (Update3)
  47. ^ Chaos shuts down Drake concert
  48. ^ Numerous Disturbances in Argentine City After Riot Leaves 2 Dead
  49. ^ The Star (Toronto). 
  50. ^ Six die in Venezuela prison riot
  51. ^ Deadly clashes continue in Kashmir
  52. ^ Yemeni Demonstrators Killed in Clashes with Police
  53. ^ One dead as Panama labor unrest erupts
  54. ^ 'Significant arrests' promised after Belfast riots
  55. ^ At Least Four Killed in Nigeria as Christians, Muslims Clash
  56. ^ Two inmates killed in Quebec City prison riot
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