At least 129 people died at a football stadium in Indonesia when thousands of fans invaded the pitch and police fired tear gas that triggered a stampede, authorities said Sunday.
We deplore the heavy-handed police actions on Monday on the students of several private universities who were protesting against attacks on their peers. Why did police, supplemented by armed goons, fire rubber bullets and tear gas into campuses filled with students leaving scores injured?
Chaotic scenes dominated the area around the United Commercial Bank Limited's (UCBL) Mirpur 10 branch yesterday as desperate ticket buyers, for the Asia Cup final, and the police were involved in a number of clashes throughout the day.
Young Palestinian women have increasingly joined males to hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers and chant slogans as unrest has spread in recent days in the occupied West Bank.