antiriot


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antiriot

(ˌæntɪˈraɪət)
adj
(of police officers, equipment, measures, etc) designed for or engaged in the control of crowds
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Calling for a referendum to measure the popularity of the current theocracy, Panahi wrote on his Instagram account that he was crossing the short distance in Tehran between Revolution Circle and Vali Asr crossroad and saw thousands of bike-riding Basijis, police officers and antiriot forces, all fully equipped and ready to confront protesters.
Its piercing sound is meant to silence protesters - or at least leave them disoriented and easier for antiriot forces to contain.
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Students throw stones during a confrontation with the antiriot policemen in the University Street as they protest over government plan to transfer the premises of the University of Khartoum outside the capital, on Wednesday April 13, 2016.
Foam- tipped bullets are projectiles made of plastic with compressed foam tip, used mainly by police as an antiriot weapon.
The demonstrations were closely followed by the Poliria Nacional--including officers of its elite antiriot force Los Cobras.
The following day, policemen in full antiriot gear appeared.
Some of the JCPs had given a suggestion that antiriot mock- drills be started to prepare the police for such eventualities," the officer added.
In February 2014, antiriot rubber bullets fired from the Spanish side contributed to the drowning of at least 15 migrants trying to swim around the 80-metre breakwater fence separating Spanish and Moroccan waters.
Further, infantry units armed with less lethal weapons have been utilized for crowd control and antiriot missions.
In addition, farther to the right in this image, modern antiriot forces (a collage of actual images of riot police in Tehran during the 2009 election) are attacking protesters.
In videos posted on the mainland video sharing website Youku, people are seen throwing debris at police wearing antiriot gear and overturning a vehicle of the city management office, while the police use water canon to disperse the crowd.