mob violence


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mob violence

nMassenausschreitungen pl
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Sareth's lawyer, Chhay Sambath, said the arrests were 'historic', as many cases of mob violence go unpunished.
The government of Sri Lanka also sought to block access to Facebook and two other of its social services, WhatsApp and Instagram, in an attempt to stem mob violence against its local Muslim minority - citing inflammatory social media posts, according to TechCrunch.
Perhaps we will go on losing more lives to mob violence and bigotry.
The trial, and now the verdict, have also shown us the limitations of our legislative framework surrounding mob violence be it murder, arson or vandalism.
Blasphemy is a highly sensitive issue in Pakistan, where even unproven allegations can stir mob violence and lynchings.
The guard of a private school became the target of mob violence until he was taken into custody by police to save his life, police officials said.
Alongside nationalist firebrand monk Wirathu, Parmaukkha has been at the forefront of anti-Rohingya sentiment in Burma in recent years, during which time tensions have frequently descended into mob violence, leaving hundreds dead.
Paresh Rawal's post has enraged the people who alleged him of inciting mob violence.
He and a colleague were taken hostage, and faced an intense period of captivity punctuated by mock executions and mob violence.
Michael Georg Link, the Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), today expressed concern over the mob violence against the Roma community in the village of Loshchynivka, Ukraine, in the Odesa region, and called on Ukrainian authorities to speak up against anti-Roma rhetoric and violence, immediately address interethnic tension and restore respect for the rule of law.
LAHORE -- An anti-terrorism court in Lahore on Wednesday indicted 20 suspects for their alleged involvement in an incident of mob violence that resulted in the lynching of two men following twin suicide bombings on a church in Youhanabad earlier this year.
Thus, this is an account of a three-front fight--in the streets, in the press, and in the courts--against mob violence during one of the worst years of racial conflict in U.