09 Jan 2023

Brazil’s state organs slam ‘terrorist’ pro-Bolsonaro riots

The president of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, along with leaders of both houses of Congress and the chief justice of the Supreme Court condemned the violent actions by the far-right supporters of the former President Jair Bolsonaro over the weekend. A pro-Bolsonaro mob stormed Congress, the Supreme Court

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06 Jan 2023

Deadly riots grip Mexican state after arrest of El Chapo’s son

Three members of the security force have died in conflict in the state of Sinaloa after the arrest of a son of El Chapo, a notorious Mexican drug kingpin. Ovidio Guzmán-López alleged himself to be a leader of his father’s former cartel. He was captured in Culiacán and was transferred

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12 Apr 2022

India: Muslims see wave of attacks, hate speech on Hindu festival

In several Indian states, during the Hindu festival of Ram Navmi, mobs came out in processions making hate speech and attacking Muslim properties. The states of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Jharkjand and West Bengal reported violence during the festival on Sunday.  The festival celebrates the birthday of the god Ram, a

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05 Apr 2022

At least 20 killed in Ecuador prison riot

A riot broke out in Ecuador at a prison in the south of the country on Sunday, killing at least 20 inmates. The Turi prison is near the city of Cuenca and violence broke out on Sunday due toa  leadership dispute between members of a gang known as The Wolves. 

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13 Jul 2021

South Africa Zuma riots: Death toll mounts amid looting

At least 30 people have died in the unrest in parts of South America after the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma. 800 people have been arrested in the violence that began as protests THursday after Zuma turned himself into police. The protests became violent over the weekend with people

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