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Violence triggered by the shooting of a 15 year old boy Alexandros Grigoropoulos by police

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Guest:  (2189 days ago)
much as i don't condone the use of violence in this way, it is good that such a strong response came from the public. It is too easily forgotten that the police are servants to society, not masters of it. Ultimately society needs to show its strength over what can become an overly authoritarian police force and government. We could do with some of that attitude here....
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much as i don't condone the use of violence in this way, it is good that such a strong response came from the public. It is too easily forgotten that the police are servants to society, not masters of it. Ultimately society needs to show its strength over what can become an overly authoritarian police force and government. We could do with some of that attitude here....
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Guest: NeilH (2190 days ago)
Get some more zinc in your diet and chill out, guys.
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Get some more zinc in your diet and chill out, guys.
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Guest:  (2190 days ago)
picture 14. the spartan laser from halo
ReplyVote up (38)down (22)Spam?
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picture 14. the spartan laser from halo
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Guest:  (2190 days ago)
Oh yeah!!! Go Democracy!!! Democracy rocks!!!
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Oh yeah!!! Go Democracy!!! Democracy rocks!!!
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Guest: Guest (2187 days ago)
Latest comment: The Guy in number 10 seems to have a huge shlong....
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Latest comment: The Guy in number 10 seems to have a huge shlong....
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Guest: Beast (2190 days ago)
All violent till that prick in pic 25 handing over as flower. Grow a pair you twat
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All violent till that prick in pic 25 handing over as flower. Grow a pair you twat
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Xenos Xenos (2187 days ago)
They have their sheilds upside down when they carry it on their right arm. When it is on their left arm (more common) it is the right way up.
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They have their sheilds upside down when they carry it on their right arm. When it is on their left arm (more common) it is the right way up.
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Guest:  (2188 days ago)
Greece is a 3rd world country FFS
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Greece is a 3rd world country FFS
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Guest:  (2188 days ago)
Pic 8 anyone else have a little giggle that half of them have their riot shields upside down?
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Pic 8 anyone else have a little giggle that half of them have their riot shields upside down?
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Guest:  (2190 days ago)
Anarchy LIVES
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Anarchy LIVES
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Guest: Uncle Spam (2190 days ago)
I love bonfire night.
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I love bonfire night.
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Guest:  (2189 days ago)
He was singing 'I predict a riot'.
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He was singing 'I predict a riot'.
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Guest: Guest (2189 days ago)
does anyone know what the boy was doing to get himself shot?
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does anyone know what the boy was doing to get himself shot?
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Guest: Maxwell (2190 days ago)
Scarey stuff.
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Scarey stuff.
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Guest: mohammed (2189 days ago)
stupid americans
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stupid americans
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Xenos Xenos (2190 days ago)
The demonstrations are good. the problem in Greece is that they get out of hand and too often get violoent. Focus is taken away from the real issues and placed on the violence instead (it is known that undercover cops are responsible for starting some of the window smashing and looting - thus turning puplic opinion against the demonstrators). The Greeks are good at making noise but there needs to be a way forward also, all too often the politicians just keep quiet and wait it out and nothing happens - and people seem to accept it! Also, violence like this is not democratic, it is disgusting that people use a child's tragic death as an excuse for them to push their own antidemocratic 'leftwing' agenda.
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The demonstrations are good. the problem in Greece is that they get out of hand and too often get violoent. Focus is taken away from the real issues and placed on the violence instead (it is known that undercover cops are responsible for starting some of the window smashing and looting - thus turning puplic opinion against the demonstrators). The Greeks are good at making noise but there needs to be a way forward also, all too often the politicians just keep quiet and wait it out and nothing happens - and people seem to accept it! Also, violence like this is not democratic, it is disgusting that people use a child's tragic death as an excuse for them to push their own antidemocratic 'leftwing' agenda.
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glortman glortman (2188 days ago)
Alexandros Grigoropoulos is the name of the boy. Apparently, he was throwing a petrol bomb as part of an action against the police when he was shot at. At least some sources, (probably on the police side) say he was hit by a ricochet. Hard to know exactly what the real story is in any of these situations, but the bottom line is that violence begets violence. The boy throws the bomb, the police shoot the boy, the people kill each other... It makes you think Gandhi was right.
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Alexandros Grigoropoulos is the name of the boy. Apparently, he was throwing a petrol bomb as part of an action against the police when he was shot at. At least some sources, (probably on the police side) say he was hit by a ricochet. Hard to know exactly what the real story is in any of these situations, but the bottom line is that violence begets violence. The boy throws the bomb, the police shoot the boy, the people kill each other... It makes you think Gandhi was right.
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Guest: heh (2187 days ago)
if some1 throws a petrol bomp at the police car I expect the police to shot the guy then wory if he was a 15yo idiot or a 35yo one.
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if some1 throws a petrol bomp at the police car I expect the police to shot the guy then wory if he was a 15yo idiot or a 35yo one.
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Guest: Stupid American (2187 days ago)
Stupid Greek's.
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Stupid Greek's.
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Guest: laurence c (2190 days ago)
revolution , black block style man =D much respect for these guys
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revolution , black block style man =D much respect for these guys
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Guest: Jim Mooman (2190 days ago)
Bit of a fuss isn't it , I mean in the UK our lot can gun anyone down who they want and we hardly bat an eyelid ... don't look like anyone who might be guilty , pecially if you are tanned at all !
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Bit of a fuss isn't it , I mean in the UK our lot can gun anyone down who they want and we hardly bat an eyelid ... don't look like anyone who might be guilty , pecially if you are tanned at all !
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Guest: walkie (2190 days ago)
this is just stupid, the police make a mistake by killing a kid and now everybody thinks that burning everthing down and getting more people killed is going to help. WTF. STUPID HUMANS
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this is just stupid, the police make a mistake by killing a kid and now everybody thinks that burning everthing down and getting more people killed is going to help. WTF. STUPID HUMANS
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Guest:  (2188 days ago)
Power belongs to the people!!
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Power belongs to the people!!
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