Civil Unrest

Ebola has caused Liberia’s cauldron of dissatisfaction to boil over

Friday, August 22, 2014
By Paul Martin

Relations between the Liberian state and its citizens were already in crisis before the Ebola outbreak made things much worse by Robtel Neajai Pailey TheGuardian.com Friday 22 August 2014 “We dodged bullets during the war, now Ebola is going to kill us?” my aunt asked me in distress one evening in mid-July, as we... »

Clashes Erupt as Liberia Imposes Quarantine to Curb Ebola

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
By Paul Martin

By NORIMITSU ONISHI NYTimes.com AUG. 20, 2014 MONROVIA, Liberia — Liberia’s halting efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak spreading across parts of West Africa quickly turned violent on Wednesday when angry young men hurled rocks and stormed barbed-wire barricades, trying to break out of a neighborhood here that had been cordoned off by the... »

US Police Train with Foreign Militaries to Crackdown on Dissent

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
By Paul Martin

Abby Martin remarks on the growing militarization of America’s local police forces in the midst of the unrest in Ferguson, MO, highlighting a program known as Urban Shield, where US police forces train and learn military tactics together. Share on Facebook »

X22Report: U.S. Preparing To Bomb Syria, FAA Shuts down Airspace To American Planes

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
By Paul Martin

Spain’s and the EU recovery dissipates into ashes. Food prices are up and computer prices are down, no inflation? Housing permits surge in July and Home Depot reports improved earnings, housing recovery on track or is it? FAA restriction are extended to Aug 25, meanwhile the protesters and the police continue to clash. More... »

Ferguson Tonight: Police-Protester Tensions Rise “Ferguson Ain’t America No More, You Can’t Even Walk” – Live Feed

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/19/2014 UPDATE: Tactical teams have moved in to move protesters along. Community leaders are trying to calm both sides. Following the death of another young black male in St.Louis, tonight has all the possibility of being another one of violence in Ferguson, Missouri. However, for now, there have been several... »

Under What Conditions Can The US Army Engage American Citizens: The Army’s “Civil Disturbances” Primer

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/19/2014 With events in Ferguson deteriorating from day to day, despite the arrival of the Missouri National Guard, some have asked what further escalation steps are possible. As a reminder, the reason Missouri governor Jay Nixon resorted to the aid of the National Guard is due to the limitations imposed... »

Another Police Shooting In St. Louis, Just 3 Miles From Ferguson: “Suspect Dead At The Scene” – Live Feed

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/19/2014 St.Louis city police are investigating a fatal police shooting in St.Louis City – less than 3 miles from Ferguson – today at 1230pm. Residents heard at least 5 shots fired. The suspect approached the officers with a knife in an open-hand grip and screamed “shoot me, kill me now.”... »

Violence in Ferguson Provocateured by FBI and DHS

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

Watershed event by government to impose further restrictions on liberty by Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com August 19, 2014 Last week Fox News reported the FBI was concerned members of the New Black Panthers are in Ferguson, Missouri to advocate and promote violence against police. The report filed on August 13 cited an alert issued by... »

‘How is democracy treating you guys?’ Islamic ISIS militants taunt Ferguson protestors on social media

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

ISIS supporters urge Ferguson demonstrators to embrace radical Islam Use social media to stir up racial hatred and encourage yet more violence Militants urge ISIS sympathisers in U.S. to travel to Ferguson to join protest News comes as image appears to show demonstrator holding ISIS banner Man was seen holding an ‘ISIS is here’... »

Liberia’s Ebola fight set back by growing unrest

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
By Paul Martin

There are concerns raid could fuel the spread of Ebola in a slum where at least 50,000 people live CBC.ca Aug 18, 2014 Authorities in Liberia urgently searched for 17 people on Monday who had fled an Ebola medical centre over the weekend when it was attacked by looters who stole blood-stained sheets and... »

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