Jair Bolsonaro backers confronted police in the Brazilian capital as Lula da Silva was ratified as the country's new president. The rioters at one point attempted to storm the federal police headquarters.
8 Oct 2021
Police say they have resumed control of a prison in Ecuador which has been the scene of a deadly riot. Fighting between rival gangs has left at least 118 people dead.
17 Jan 2021
The fallout from the Capitol siege has begun to hit the Republican party in the wallet with major businesses cancelling their political contributions.
5 Dec 2020
The violent clashes broke out after prisoners vented their anger over coronavirus-related conditions at a high-security prison located near Colombo. Eleven people have since died, with over 100 wounded in the riots.
4 May 2020
At least 46 people were killed in a riot at a Venezuelan prison, according to figures reported by a human rights group and media on Saturday. The country's prisons have serious problems with overcrowding and violence.
1 Mar 2020
Thousands of riot police and paramilitaries were patrolling the affected neighborhoods. The unrest follows months of protests against a controversial citizenship law.
25 Dec 2019
Hong Kong riot police and pro-democracy protesters battle at a major shopping district. The evening's unrest is the most sustained in what has otherwise been a few weeks of comparative calm for a city upended by more than six months of violent protests.
1 Oct 2017
Police in riot gear clash with protestors outside the polling station Catalan President Carles Puidgemont was due to vote at.