List of riots


List of riots

This is a chronological list of riots:

The list is incomplete and contains only riots documented in Western culture archives.

17th century and earlier

* 121 BC - Roman Election Riot of 121 BC (Rome, Roman Republic)
* 113 BC - Roman Election Riot of 113 BC (Rome, Roman Republic)
* 390 - Hippodrome Revolt (Thessaloniki, Roman Empire). 7,000 - 15,000 of the citizens were massacred in the city's hippodrome.
* 532 - Nika riots, (Constantinople, Byzantine Empire). Deadliest riots in world history, with an estimated 30,000 killed in the Hippodrome. [ [http://penelope.uchicago.edu/~grout/encyclopaedia_romana/circusmaximus/nika.html The Nika riot] ]
* 1182 - (Constantinople, Byzantine Empire). Venetians and other "Latins" massacred during a riot.
* 1229 - University of Paris strike of 1229, (Paris, France). Student riot leads to closing of university for 2 years.
* 1355 - St. Scholastica riot, (Oxford, England)
* 1517 - Evil May Day, (London, England)
* 1607 - Midlands Uprising, (Northamptonshire/Warwickshire/Leicestershire, England)
* 1648 - Salt Riot, (Moscow, Russia)
* 1662 - Copper Riot, (Moscow, Russia)
* 1672 - Dutch Riot, (Hague, Netherlands)

18th century

* 1713 - Boston Bread Riot, (Boston, Massachusetts, Thirteen Colonies)
* 1714 - Beer Tax Riots, (Alkmaar, Netherlands)
* 1715 - English Political Riot, (London, England)
* 1720 - French Financial Riot, (Paris, France)
* 1721 - English Servants Riot, (London, England)
* 1725 - French Food Riots of 1725, (Caen, Normandy/Paris, France)
* 1727 - English Anti-Turnpike Riot, (Bristol, England)
* 1733 - London Anti-Tax Riot, (London, England)
* 1734 - Mast Tree Riot, (Exeter, New Hampshire, Thirteen Colonies)
* 1735 - English Anti-Turnpike Riots, (Hereford/Worcester, England)
* 1736 - Anti-Irish Riots, (Shoreditch/Spitalfields/Whitechapel, England)
* 1736 - Porteous Riots, (Edinburgh, Scotland)
* 1737 - Boston Brothel Riot, (Boston, Massachusetts, Thirteen Colonies)
* 1738 - Wiltshire Weavers Riot, (Wiltshire, England)
* 1739 - French Food Riots of 1739, (Bordeaux/Bayeux/Caen/Angouleme/Lille, France)
* 1740 - French Bread Riot, (Paris, France)
* 1742 - Philadelphia Election Riot, (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Thirteen Colonies)
* 1743 - Parisian Draft Riots, (Paris, France)
* 1743 - London Gin Riots, (London, England) [ [http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/in_depth/programmes/2001/booze/history.stm Gin Epidemic - 1720-1750] ]
* 1746 - New Jersey Tennant Riots, (New Jersey, Thirteen Colonies)
* 1746 - Anti-Catholic Riots, (Sunderland/Liverpool, England)
* 1747 - French Food Riots of 1747, (Toulouse/Guyenne, France)
* 1747 - Boston Anti-Impressment Riot, (Boston, Massachusetts, Thirteen Colonies)
* 1750 - French Child Vagrancy Riot, (Paris, France)
* 1752 - French Food Riots of 1752, (Rouen/Paris, France)
* 1752 - French Draft Riot, (Vincennes, France)
* 1753 - English Anti-Turnpike Riots, (Leeds/Wakefield/Beeston, England)
* 1756 - Knowles Riot, (Boston, Massachusetts, Thirteen Colonies)
* 1757 - English Anti-Militia Riots, (East Anglia/Lincoln/Northampton/East Riding of Yorkshire, England)
* 1761 - Northumberland Miners Riot, (Yorkshire, England)
* 1763 - Anti-Irish Riots, (Covent Garden, England)
* 1763 - Weavers Riots, (England)
* 1764 - Paxton Riots, (Paxton, Pennsylvania, Thirteen Colonies)
* 1766 - Esquilache Riots (Madrid, Spain)
* 1769 - Spitalfield Riots (Spitalfields, London)
* 1770 - Boston Massacre (Boston, Massachusetts, Thirteen Colonies)
* 1770 - French Food Riots (Rheims, France)
* 1770 - Boston Anti-Loyalist Riot (Boston, Massachusetts, Thirteen Colonies)
* 1771 - Plague Riot (Moscow, Russia)
* 1772 - Pine Tree Riot (Weare, New Hampshire, Thirteen Colonies)
* 1772-1773 - English Food Riots, (England)
* 1773 - English Weavers Riots (England)
* 1773 - Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, Thirteen Colonies. "Involved destruction of property."
* 1775 - Anti-Loyalist Riot, (East Haddam, Connecticut, Thirteen Colonies)
* 1775 - Philadelphia Anti-Loyalist Riot, (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Thirteen Colonies)
* 1775 - French Corn Riots, (Beaumont-Sur-Oise, France)
* 1778 - French Bread Riots (Grenoble/Toulouse, France)
* 1779 - English Spinners Riot, (Chorley, England)
* 1780 - Gordon Riots, (London, England)
* 1784 - French Bread Riot, (Bayeux, France)
* 1785 - French Bread Riot, (Rennes, France)
* 1787 - Pre-French Revolution Food Riot, (Paris, France)
* 1788 - Doctors Mob Riot (Anti-Dissection Riot) , (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1788 - French Spinners Riot, (Falaise, France)
* 1789 - Reveillon Riot, (Paris, France)
* 1790 - French Labor Riot, (Louviers, France)
* 1791 - Brussels Church and King, (Brussels, Belgium)
* 1791 - Priestley Riots, (Birmingham, England)
* 1792 - French Sugar Riots, (Paris, France)
* 1792 - February Beause Food Riots, (Beause, France)
* 1792 - November Beause Food Riots, (Beause, France)
* 1793 - Viennese Church and King Riots, (Vienna, Austria)
* 1793 - New York City Brothel Riot, (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1793 - Paris Food Riots, (Paris, France)
* 1794 - Whiskey Rebellion, (Western Pennsylvania, United States)
* 1794 - English Anti-Recruitment Riots, (England)
* 1795 - English Food Riots, (England)
* 1795 - 12th Germinal Riot, (Paris, France)
* 1795 - Oslo Grain Riot, (Oslo, Norway)
* 1796 - English riots against the Militia Laws (Lincolnshire, England)
* 1799 - Naples Church and King Riots, (Naples, Kingdom of Naples/Parthenopaean Republic, currently part of Italy)

19th century

* 1807 - Baltimore Doctors' Riots, (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
* 1809 - Old Price Riots, 1809, (London, England)
* 1811-1812 - English Luddite Riots, (Leicester/York, England)
** 1814 - English Luddite Riots of 1814, (Leicester/York, England)
** 1816 - English Luddite Riots of 1816, (Leicester/York, England)
* 1825 - Boston Brothel Riots, (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
* 1825 - Portland Brothel Riots, (Portland, Maine, USA)
* 1829 - Charlestown Anti-Catholic Riots, (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
* 1829 - Pennsylvania Brothel Riot, (Lenox, Pennsylvania, USA)
* 1830 - Swing Riots, (south and east of England)
* 1830 - Opera Riot (Belgium)
* 1831 - Cholera Riots, (Sevastopol/St. Petersburg, Russia)
* 1831 - Bristol Riots (Bristol, England)
* 1832 - Anti-Abolitionist Riot, (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1834 - Anti-Abolitionist Riot, (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1834 - Potato Riots, (Russia)
* 1835 - Five Points Riots, (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1835 - Baltimore Anti-Bank Riot (Baltimore, Maryland, USA
* 1835 - Gentleman's Riot, (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
* 1837 - Flour Riots, (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1841 - Whig Party Riot, (Washington, D.C., USA)
* 1844 - Beer riots in Bavaria, (Bavaria, independent at the time, later part of Germany)
* 1844 - Nativist Dissection Riot, (St. Louis, Missouri, USA
* 1844 - Philadelphia Nativist Riots, (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
* 1849 - Stony Monday Riot, (Bytown, Ontario, Canada)
* 1849 - Montreal Riots, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
* 1849 - Astor Place Riots, (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1850 - Brothel Riot, (Troy, New York, USA)
* 1850 - Squatters' Riots, (California, USA)
* 1851 - Hoboken Anti-German Riot (Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
* 1854 - Butman Riot (Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
* 1855 - Bloody Monday (Louisville, Kentucky, USA)
* 1855 - Portland Rum Riot, (Portland, Maine, USA)
* 1855 - Lager Beer Riot, (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
* 1856 - Kansas Slavery Riots, (Lawrence, Kansas, USA)
* 1856 - Know-Nothing Riot of 1856, (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
* 1857 - Know-Nothing Riot, (Washington D.C., USA)
* 1857 - New York Police Riots of 1857, (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1857 - Baltimore Election Riot of 1857, (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
* 1858 - Baltimore Election Riot of 1858, (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
* 1859 - Baltimore Election Riot of 1859, (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
* 1860 - Lambing Flat riots, (New South Wales, now in Australia)
* 1861 - Baltimore Riot of 1861, (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
* 1863 - Richmond Bread Riot, (Richmond, Virginia, USA)
* 1863 - New York Draft Riot, (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1866 - Memphis Race Riot, (Memphis, Tennessee), USA
* 1866 - New Orleans Riot, (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
* 1868 - Pulaski Riot, (Pulaski, Tennessee, USA)
* 1870 - Paris Riots of 1870, (Paris, France)
* 1870 - New York City Orange Riot, (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1871 - Second New York City Orange Riot, (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1871 - Los Angeles Anti-Chinese Riot, (Los Angeles, California, USA)
* 1873 - Colfax Riot, (Colfax, Louisiana, USA)
* 1874 - Election Riot of 1874, (Barbour County, Alabama, USA)
* 1874 - Tompkins Square Riot, (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1874 - Battle of Liberty Place, {New Orleans, Louisiana}, USA}
* 1874 - Vicksburg Race Riot, (Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA)
* 1877 - Philadelphia Railroad Strike, (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
* 1878 - Bulgarian War of Independence, (Bulgaria)
* 1879 - Sydney Riot of 1879, (Sydney, New South Wales, now in Australia)
* 1881 - Canboulay Riots, (Trinidad, later part of Trinidad and Tobago)
* 1884 - Hosay Riots, (Trinidad, later part of Trinidad and Tobago)
* 1884 - Cincinnati Vigilante Riot, (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
* 1885 - Rock Springs Massacre, (Rock Springs, Wyoming, USA)
* 1885 - Tacoma riot of 1885, (Tacoma, Washington, USA)
* 1885 - Issaquah riot of 1885, (Issaquah, Washington, USA)
* 1885 - Pierce City Vigilante Riot, (Pierce City, Idaho, USA)
* 1886 - Haymarket Riot, (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
* 1886 - Seattle riot of 1886, (Seattle, Washington, USA)
* 1886 - Belfast Home Rule Riots, Belfast, Ireland)
* 1887 - Louisiana Sugar Strike, (Louisiana, USA)
* 1891 - Anti-Missionary Riots, (China)
* 1891 - Valparaiso Anti-American Riot, (Valparaiso, Chile)
* 1891 - New Orleans Anti-Italian Riot, (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)
* 1892 - Homestead Steel Riot, (Homestead, Pennsylvania, USA)
* 1892 - Coeur d'Alene Miners Strike of 1892, (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, USA)
* 1892 - March on Washington, (Washington, D.C., USA)
* 1894 - Pullman Strike riots, (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
* 1898 - Wilmington Race Riot, (Wilmington, North Carolina, USA)
* 1899 - Coeur d'Alene Miners Strike of 1899, (Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, USA)
* 1900 - Robert Charles Riots, (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA)

20th century

* 1901 - Denver Riots, (Denver, Colorado, USA)
* 1901 - New York Race Riots, (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1901 - Pierce City Riots, (Pierce City, Montana, USA)
* 1902 - French School Riots, (Brittany/Savoy, France)
* 1902 - Liverpool Riots, (Denver, Colorado, USA)
* 1903 - Kishinev pogrom, (Kishinev, Russia, now in Moldova)
* 1903 - Bloomington Race Riot, (Bloomington, Indiana, USA)
* 1903 - Motormen's Riot, (Richmond, Virginia, USA)
* 1904 - Vaccine Revolt, (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
* 1905 - French Anti-Clerical Riots, (France)
* 1905 - Hibiya Incendiary Incident, (Japan)
* 1905 - Broome Riots, (Australia)
* 1905 - Bloody Sunday (1905), (St. Petersburg, Russia)
* 1906 - Atlanta Riots, (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
* 1907 - Bellingham riots, (Bellingham, Washington, USA)
* 1908 - Springfield Race Riot, (Springfield, Illinois, USA)
* 1910 - Tonypandy Riot (South Wales, UK)
* 1910 - Nationwide riots following the heavyweight championship fight between Jack Johnson and Jim Jeffries in Reno, Nevada on July 4
* 1911 - Champagne Riots, (France)
* 1913 - The Rite of Spring riot, May 29, 1913 (Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris, France)
* 1916 - Everett massacre, (Everett, Washington, USA)
* 1917 - St. Louis Strikebreakers Riot, (St. Louis, Missouri, USA)
* 1917 - East St. Louis Riot, (St. Louis, Missouri & East St. Louis, Illinois, USA)
* 1917 - Springfield Vigilante Riot, (Springfield, Missouri, USA)
* 1917 - Conscription Crisis of 1917, (Quebec, Canada)
* 1917 - Houston Riot (1917), Houston, Texas, USA
* 1918 - Rice Riots of 1918, (Japan)
* 1919 - May Day Riots, (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
* 1919 - Red Summer, (USA)
* 1919 - Chicago Race Riot, (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
* 1919 - Luton Peace Day Riots, Luton U.K.
* 1919 - Boston Police Strike, (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
* 1919 - Pennsylvania Steel Strike, (Pennsylvania, USA)
* 1919 - Elaine Race Riot, (Elaine, Arkansas, USA)
* 1919 - Longview Race Riot, (Longview, Texas, USA)
* 1919 - Washington, DC Riot of 1919, (Washington, D.C., USA)
* 1919 - Bloody Saturday, (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)
* 1920 - Nebi Musa riots, (Palestine, British Mandate, later Israel)
* 1921 - Jaffa riots, (Palestine, British Mandate, later Israel, May 1-7, 1921 )
* 1921 - Tulsa Race Riot, (Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA)
* 1922 - Herrin Mine Massacre, (Herrin, Illinois, USA)
* 1923 - Rosewood Massacre, (Rosewood, Florida)
* 1924 - Bhagalpur riots of 1924, (Bhagalpur, India)
* 1928-1929 - 1929 Palestine riots, (Palestine, British Mandate, later Israel)
* 1929 - North Carolina Textile Strike, (North Carolina, USA)
* 1929 - Auburn Prison Riots, (Auburn, New York, USA)

1930s

* 1930 - Sherman Race Riot, (Sherman, Texas, USA)
* 1931 - Joliet Prison Riot, (Joliet, Illinois, USA)
* 1931 - Chicago Eviction Riot, (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
* 1931 - Hawaii Riot, (Hawaii, USA)
* 1931 - Greek nationalist riots (Nicosia, Cyprus)
* 1932 - Dearborn Massacre, (Dearborn, Michigan, USA)
* 1932 - Bonus Army March, Spring/Summer, Washington, D.C., USA
* 1933 - Arab Riot, (Palestine, British Mandate, later Israel)
* 1933 - Christie Pits Race Riots (Toronto, Canada)
* 1934 - U.S. Nazi Riot (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1934 - Minneapolis Teamsters Strike of 1934 Minneapolis, Minnesota
* 1935 - Souther Tennant Farmers' Union Riot, (Arkansas, USA)
* 1935 - Harlem Race Riot (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1935 - Regina Riot (Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada)
* 1935 - Battle of Ballantyne Pier (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
* 1936 - Battle of Cable Street, (London, England)
* 1936 - Bhagalpur riots of 1936, (Bhagalpur, India)
* 1936-1939 Arab Revolt, (Palestine, British Mandate, later Israel)
* 1937 - Memorial Day Massacre (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
* 1938 - Bloody Sunday (1938) (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)

1940s

* 1942 - Battle of Brisbane (Brisbane, Australia)
* 1942 - Battle of Manners Street, (Wellington, New Zealand)
* 1943 - Zoot Suit Riots, (Los Angeles, California, USA)
* 1943 - Detroit Race Riot (1943), (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
* 1945 - Hanaoka mine riot by Chinese workers, Odate, Akita, Japan
* 1946 - Direct Action Day, India [ [http://www.cet.edu/earthinfo/sasia/SAhis.html South Asia] ]
* 1946 - Euclid Beach Park Riot August 23, Cleveland, OH
* 1946 - Nylon Riots
* 1946 - Bhagalpur riots of 1946, (Bhagalpur, India)
* 1947 - Jerusalem Riots of 1947, (Jerusalem, Palestine, British Mandate)
* 1947 - Partition riots, India and modern-day Pakistan and Bangladesh
* 1948 - Accra Riots, (Gold Coast, now renamed Ghana)
* 1948 - The Bogotazo, (Colombia)
* 1949 - Durban Riot, South Africa
* 1949 - Peekskill Riot (Peekskill, New York, USA)
* 1949 - Icelandic NATO Riot of the 30th of March (Austurvöllur, Reykjavík, Iceland)

1950s

* 1950 - Maria Hertogh riots 11 December-13 December, Singapore
* 1953 - East German Uprising, June 16-17, 1953 (Berlin and Eastern Germany)
* 1955 - The Richard Riot March 17, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
* 1955 - Hock Lee bus riots 12 May, (Singapore)
* 1955 - Istanbul Riots 6 September-7 September, Istanbul, Turkey
* 1956 - Hungarian Revolution of 1956 (October 23-November 10, 1956, Hungary).
* 1956 - Chinese Middle School riots 24 October-28 October, (Singapore)
* 1956 - Hong Kong 1956 riots, (Hong Kong)
* 1957 - Little Rock Integration Crisis (Autumn, 1957 Little Rock, Arkansas)
* 1958 - Notting Hill race riots, (Notting Hill, London, England)
* 1959 - Tibetan riots against Chinese government, May 10-12, 1959 (Tibet, China)

1960s

* 1960 - Yamatani 1960 riot, August 1-3 (Tokyo, Japan)
* 1961 - Berlin Wall Riots, August 1961 (Berlin, West Germany/East Germany)
* 1961 - Kamagasaki 1961 riot, August 1-4 (Osaka, Japan)
* 1962 - Novocherkassk riots, June, (Novocherkassk, Soviet Union)
* 1962 - Ole Miss riot 1962, September 30, The University of Mississippi
* 1963 - Cambridge riot 1963, June 14, Cambridge, Maryland
* 1964 - Panama City 1964 flag riots, January 9-11 Panama City, Panama, Panama
* 1964 - New York City 1964 race riot, July 18-23 (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1964 - 1964 Race Riots, July 21-August 2 and September 3 (Singapore)
* 1964 - Rochester 1964 race riot, July 24-25 (Rochester, New York, USA)
* 1964 - Jersey City 1964 race riot, August 2-4 (Jersey City, New Jersey, USA)
* 1964 - Paterson 1964 race riot, August 11-13 (Paterson, New Jersey, USA)
* 1964 - Elizabeth 1964 race riot, August 11-13 (Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA)
* 1964 - Chicago 1964 race riot, August 16-17
* 1964 - Philadelphia 1964 race riot August 28-30
* 1965 - Watts Riot, Aug. 1965, (Los Angeles, California, USA)
* 1966 - Hong Kong 1966 riots (aka Kowloon riots), April 1966 (Hong Kong)
* 1966 - Easter Monday Riot, April, 1966 (Glen Echo Amusement Park, Glen Echo, Maryland, USA)
* 1966 - Fire Hydrant Riots, July 1966 (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
* 1966 - Hough Riots, July 1966 (Cleveland, OH, USA)
* 1966 - Hunter's Point Riot (San Francisco, California, USA)
* 1966 - Compton's Cafeteria Riot, August 1966 (San Francisco, California, USA)
* 1966 - Waukegan Riot, Aug. 27 (Waukegan, Illinois, USA)
* 1966 - Benton Harbor Riot, August-September 1966 (Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA)
* 1966 - Atlanta riot of 1966, Sep. 6 (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
* 1966 - Sunset Strip curfew riots (Los Angeles, California, USA)
* 1967 - Bhagalpur riots of 1967 (Bhagalpur, India)
* 1967 - Roxbury riot, June 2 (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
* 1967 - Deutsch Oper House Riots, June 2 (Berlin, West Germany/East Germany)
* 1967 - Tampa Riots of 1967, June 1967 (Tampa, Florida, USA)
* 1967 - Buffalo riot, June 27 (Buffalo, New York, USA)
* 1967 - Cairo riot, July 17 (Cairo, Illinois, USA)
* 1967 - Durham riot, July 19 (Durham, North Carolina, USA)
* 1967 - Memphis riot, July 20 (Memphis, Tenn., USA)
* 1967 - 1967 Newark riots, July 1967 (Newark, New Jersey, USA)
* 1967 - 1967 Plainfield riots, July 1967 (Plainfield, New Jersey, USA)
* 1967 - Cambridge riot of 1967, July 1967, a.k.a H. Rap Brown riot (Cambridge, Maryland, USA)
* 1967 - 12th Street Riot, July 1967 (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
* 1967 - Minneapolis North Side Riots, Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
* 1967 - Milwaukee riot, July 30 (Milwaukee, Wisc., USA)
* 1967 - Hong Kong 1967 riots, (Hong Kong)
* 1967 - 1967 Herbst, West German Harvest-time/Autumn Riots
* 1968 - Orangeburg, SC riot and Orangeburg Massacre, (Orangeburg, South Carolina), USA)
* 1968 - 1968 Washington, DC riots, April 1968 (Washington, D.C., USA)
* 1968 - 1968 Chicago, Illinois riots, 1968 (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
* 1968 - Baltimore riot of 1968, April 6-12 (Baltimore, MD, USA)
* 1968 - Chicago riot of 1968, a.k.a West Side Riots, April 7-14 (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
* 1968 - Wilmington Riot of 1968 April 1968 (Wilmington, Delaware, (USA)
* 1968 - Kansas City riot of 1968, April 1968 (Kansas City, MO, USA)
* 1968 - Dutschke Easter Riots, April 11 (West Germany)
* 1968 - 68er Bewegunger, all 1968, esp. May 1968 (West Germany)
* 1968 - May 1968 popular uprising (France)
* 1968 - Salisbury riot, May 18-20, (Salisbury, Maryland, USA)
* 1968 - Louisville riots of 1968, May 27, (Louisville, Kentucky, USA)
* 1968 - Glenville Shootout, (Cleveland, OH, USA)
* 1968 - Martin Luther King jr. riots (related: 1968 Chicago, Illinois riots, 1968 Washington, DC riots)
* 1968 - 1968 Democratic National Convention riot, Aug. 1968, (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
* 1968 - Rodney Riots, (Kingston, Jamaica)
* 1969 - 1969 Race Riots of Singapore
* 1969 - Czechoslovak Hockey Riots (1969)
* 1969 - Students of Tokyo University Riot, (Tokyo, Japan), January 18-19
* 1969 - Sir George Williams Computer Riot, (Montreal, Canada)
* 1969 - Stonewall Riots, June 1969, (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1969 - York Race Riot, July 1969, (York, Pennsylvania, USA)
* 1969 - Zip to Zap, May 9–11, 1969 (Zap, North Dakota, USA)
* 1969 - May 13th race riots, (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
* 1969 - Battle of the Bogside, August 1969 (Derry, Northern Ireland}
* 1969 - 1969 Northern Ireland Riots
* 1969 - Days of Rage, Oct. 1969, (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
* 1969 - Murray-Hill riot, (Montreal, Québec, Canada)

1970s

* 1970 - Augusta Georgia Riot, May 1970, (Augusta, Georgia, USA)
* 1970 - Asbury Park Riots, July 1970, (Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA)
* 1970 - Fatti di Reggio, July 1970, (Reggio Calabria, Italy)
* 1970 - Harakat Tahrir riots, El-Aaiun
* 1970 - Kent State shootings, May 1970, (Kent, Ohio, USA)
* 1970 - Hard Hat riot, Wall Street, May 8, 1970, (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1970 - Koza riot, December 20, (Ryukyu Islands, USA, later Okinawa Prefecture, Japan)
* 1971 - May Day Protests 1971, May 1971, (Washington, D.C., USA)
* 1971 - 1971 Springbok tour (Australia)
* 1971 - Camden Riots, August 1971, (Camden, New Jersey, USA)
* 1971 - Attica Prison uprising, (Attica, New York, USA)
* 1971 - San Quentin Prison riot, (San Quentin, California, USA)
* 1971 - Kingston Penitentiary riots, (Kingston, Ontario, Canada)
* 1971 - Black Muslim Rally and Riot, (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
* 1973 and 1974 - Athens Polytechnic uprising, Greek student riots and revolution at National Technical University of Athens, military junta overthrown, (Greece)
* 1974 - Cherry Blossom Festival at the Richmond Stadium, (Richmond, VA, USA)
* 1975 - Livernois-Fenkell riot (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
* 1976 - Vitoria riots, March 3 (Vitoria,Basque Country, Spain)
* 1976 - Kobe Festival Riot by motorcycle gangs (Bosozoku), May 15 in Japan
* 1976 - Notting Hill Carnival Riot (London, England)
* 1976 - Soweto Riots (Soweto, South Africa)
* 1977 - 1977 Egyptian Bread Riots, January, 1977, (Egypt)
* 1977 - New York City Blackout riot, July 1977, (New York City, New York, USA)
* 1979 - Disco Demolition Night, (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
* 1979 - White Night gay riots, May 1979 (San Francisco, California)
* 1979 - Greensboro Riot/Shootings, Nov. 1979, (Greensboro, North Carolina, USA)
* 1979 - Southall Riots, (Southall, West London, England)

1980s

* 1980 - New Mexico State Penitentiary Riot, (Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA)
* 1980 - Chattanooga Riot of 1980, (Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA)
* 1980 - Arthur McDuffie riots, May 1980, (Miami, Florida, USA)
* 1980 - Gwangju Democratization Movement, May 1980, (South Korea)
* 1980 - St Pauls riot, April 1980, (St Pauls, Bristol, England)
* 1981 - 1981 Springbok Tour protests and riots, (New Zealand)
* 1981 - Brixton riot of 1981, (London, England)
* 1981 - Toxteth riots (Liverpool, England)
* 1981 - First Handsworth Riot, (Birmingham, England)
* 1982 - Nigerian Riots, Oct. 26, (Nigeria)
* 1982 - Endagskrigen (one-day-war riot) (Copenhagen, Denmark)
* 1982 - Washington Anti-Klan protest 1982, Nov. 1982, (Washington, D.C., USA)
* 1982 - Miami Riot, Overtown Riot, Dec. 1982, (Miami, Florida, USA)
* 1983 - Sing Sing Prison Riot, Jan. 10, (Ossining, New York, USA)
* 1983 - Indian Hindu-Muslim Riots, Feb. 14, (India)
* 1983 - Brazilian Unemployment Riot, Apr. 4-5, (São Paulo, Brazil)
* 1983 - Polish Pro-Solidarity Riots, May. 1, (Poland)
* 1983 - Sri Lanka Riots, Jul. 24, (Sri Lanka)
* 1984 - Tunisian Bread Riots, Jan., (Tunis, Tunisia)
* 1984 - Anti-Sikh riots, (Delhi, Kanpur, India)
* 1984 - Aggieville Riot, (Manhattan, Kansas)
* 1985 - Sudanese Food Riots, Mar. 6, (Khartoum, Sudan)
* 1985 - Sri Lanka Riots, Jun. 3, (Sri Lanka)
* 1985 - Guadeloupe Riots, Jun. 25, (Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe)
* 1985 - Durban Riots, Aug. 8, (Durban, South Africa)
* 1985 - Cape Town Riots, Aug. 30, (Cape Town, South Africa)
* 1985 - Escalante Riots and Massacre, September 15, (Escalante), (Negros Occidental)
* 1985 - Brixton riot of 1985, Sept. 28, (London, England)
* 1985 - Second Handsworth Riot, Sept. 11, (Birmingham, England)
* 1985 - Broadwater Farm Riot, Oct. 6, (London, England)
* 1985 - Johannesburg Riots, Oct. 9, (Johannesburg, South Africa)
* 1986 - South African Riots, Feb. 15, (South Africa)
* 1986 - EDSA I, Feb. 25, (Manila, Philippines)
* 1986 - Egyptian Conscription Riot, Feb. 25, (Egypt)
* 1986 - 1986 Sabah riots, Mar. 12, (Sabah, Malaysia)
* 1986 - South Korean Student Riot, May. 10, (Inchon, South Korea)
* 1986 - Stanley Cup Riot, Montreal, Québec, Canada, May 24.
* 1986 - South African Riots, Jun. 9, (Crossroads, South Africa)
* 1986 - Spanish Riots, Jun. 21, (Spain)
* 1986 - Pakistani Political Riots, Aug. 13, (Pakistan)
* 1986 - South African Riots, Aug. 18, (Soweto, South Africa)
* 1986 - Battle of Ryesgade, Oct 14-22 (Copenhagen, Denmark)
* 1986 - South Korean Student Riots, Oct. 28, (Seoul/Pusan, South Korea)
* 1986 - Pakistani Riots, Oct. 31, (Karachi/Hyderabad, Pakistan)
* 1986 - French Student Riots, Nov. 27, (France)
* 1986 - Soviet Riots, Dec. 16, (Kazakhstan, USSR)
* 1987 - Campus Revolt (South Africa)
* 1987 - Tampa Riot 1987, Feb. 1987, (Tampa, Florida, USA)
* 1987 - Pioneer Days Riot, (Chico, California, USA)
* 1987 - Iranian pilgrim riot, (Mecca, Saudi Arabia)
* 1987 - Lhasa Uprising of 1987, September 1987 (Lhasa, Tibet)
* 1987 - Atlanta Prison Riots, (Atlanta, USA)
* 1987 - First Intifada, Israel
* 1988 - Fremantle prison riot
* 1988 - Tompkins Square Park Police Riot, August 1988 (East Village, Manhattan, New York City)
* 1988-1989 - Nanjing Anti-African protests, (Nanjing, China)
* 1989 - 1989 riots in Argentina
* 1989 - 1989 Sukhumi riots
* 1989 - Bhagalpur riots of 1989, (Bhagalpur, India)
* 1989 - SCI Camp Hill Riots, Sept 1989 (Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA)
* 1989 - Dewsbury riot
* 1989 - Miami Riot 1989, Jan. 1989, (Miami, Florida, USA)
* 1989 - Tampa Riot 1989, Feb. 1989, (Tampa, Florida, USA)
* 1989 - Tibetan Anti-China Riot, Mar. 5, (Lhasa, Tibet)
* 1989 - Caracas Riots of February 1989, Feb. 1989, (Caracas, Venezuela)
* 1989 - Aftermath of Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, (Beijing China)
* 1989 - South Korean Students Riots at Hanyang University
* 1989 - Romanian Revolution of 1989, (Romania)
* 1989 - Purple Rain Riot (South Africa)

1990s - 2000

* 1990 - Poll Tax Riots, (London)
* 1990 - Strangeways Prison Riot, (Manchester, UK), April 1 - April 25
* 1990 - Dinamo Zagreb-Red Star Belgrade riot, (Zagreb, Yugoslavia)
* 1990 - Inglewood high school student riot, May, (Inglewood, California)
* 1990 - Hyderabad Riots - Over 300 Hindus killed after a Muslim Gangster was killed in an encounter with police.
* 1990 - 1990 Airin Riots, (Osaka, Japan), October 2 - October 5
* 1991 - 1991 Washington, DC riot in D.C.'s Mount Pleasant neighborhood, May 1991, (Washington, D.C., USA)
* 1991 - 1991 Moscow August Putsch , "GKChP ( _ru. ГКЧП) riot", or "August Coup Attempt", or "August Putsch", 19-21 August 1991, (Moscow, Russia)
* 1991 - Crown Heights Riot, Aug. 1991, (Brooklyn, New York, USA)
* 1991 - Ely Petrol Riots in Cardiff, Wales
* 1992 - Los Angeles riots/Rodney King riot, April-May (Los Angeles, California, USA)
* 1992 - Bombay Riots - Riots in the Indian city of Mumbai (formerly Bombay) after the demolition of Babri Masjid, Ayodhya.
* 1992 - Pogrom of Lichtenhagen, Rostock, Germany - Heaviest xenophobious riots in Germany after World War II
* 1993 - Russian constitutional crisis of 1993 riots, Moscow, Russia
* 1993 - 18 May Riot, May. 18, Copenhagen, Denmark
* 1993 - Stanley Cup Riot, Montreal, Québec, Canada, June 9, 1993.
* 1994 - Stanley Cup Riot, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 13, 1994.
* 1995 - Brixton riot of 1995, (London, England)
* 1995 - Manningham Riot, June 1995, (Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK)
* 1996 - Yatala Prison Riot, 6 May 1996, (Yatala Labour Prison, Adelaide, South Australia) [http://www.corrections.sa.gov.au/annual_report/1995-1996/rorgper.htm]
* 1996 - Parliament House Riot, 19 August 1996, (Canberra, Australia)
* 1996 - St. Petersburg, Florida Riot 1996, Oct. 1996, (St. Petersburg, Florida, USA)
* 1998 - Denver Super Bowl riot, Jan 25, (Denver, Colorado)
* 1998 - Jakarta Riots of May 1998, (Jakarta, Indonesia)
* 1998 - Washington State University student riot, May 1998, (Pullman, Washington, USA)
* 1999 - Khaitan Riot, (Kuwait)
* 1999 - Michigan State University student riot, April 1999, (East Lansing, Michigan, USA)
* 1999 - Woodstock 1999 concert rioting, July 1999, near Rome, New York
* 1999 - Iran student riots, July 1999, July 1999, Iran
* 1999 - WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999, November, 1999 (Seattle, Washington, USA)
* 1999 - 1999 Berlin riot
* 2000 - Los Angeles Lakers riot, June 21, (Los Angeles, California)
* 2000 - Cochabamba protests of 2000, (Cochabamba, Bolivia)
* 2000 - October Riots, (Israel)
* 2000 - Al-Aqsa Intifada, Israel
* 2000 - English football fans riot in Charleroi, BelgiumFact|date=June 2008
* 2000 - Riots between English and Turkish football fans break out in Copenhagen, Denmark after the final of UEFA Euro 2000.Fact|date=June 2008
* 2000 - Chinese anti-corruption riot, [http://www.pipeline.com/~rgibson/chineseriots.html] (Yangjiazhangzi, China)
* 2000 - Spanish anti-immigrant riots, [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/635514.stm] (Almeria, Spain)

21st century

* 2001 - EDSA II, January 2001, (Manila, Philippines)
* 2001 - Philadelphia Mardi Gras Riots, February 2001, (Philadelphia, PA, USA) [ [http://archives.cnn.com/2001/US/02/28/mardi.gras.unrest/index.html CNN.com - Mardi Gras festivity turns violent - February 28, 2001 ] ]
* 2001 - Seattle Mardi Gras Riots, February 2001, (Seattle, WA, USA)
* 2001 - 2001 Cincinnati Riots, April 2001, (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA)
* 2001 - Quebec City Summit of the Americas, April 2001 (Quebec, Canada)
* 2001 - EDSA III, May 2001 (Manila, Philippines)
* 2001 - Banja Luka Riots, May 2001, (Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
* 2001 - Oldham Riots, May 2001, (Oldham, Greater Manchester, England)
* 2001 - Gothenburg Riots, June 2001, (Gothenburg, Sweden)
* 2001 - Bradford Riot, July 2001, (Bradford, West Yorkshire, England)
* 2001 - Genoa Group of Eight Summit protest, July 2001, (Genoa, Italy)
* 2001 - Holy Cross dispute, Summer 2001, (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
* 2001 - December 2001 Riots, (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
* 2002 - San Salvador Atenco Airport Riot, (San Salvador Atenco, Mexico)
* 2002 - Post-Godhra Riots, Feb 2002 (Gujarat, India)
* 2002 - 2002 Urso Branco prison riot, [http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2004-04/23/content_325666.htm] (Rondonia, Brazil)
* 2002 - 2002 Gujarat violence, India
* 2002 - Chinese textile worker riot, [http://www.pipeline.com/~rgibson/chineseriots.html] (Shuikou, Guangdong, China)
* 2002 - University of Maryland students following their team's victory in the 2002 NCAA tournament, (College Park, Maryland, USA)
* 2002 - Ohio State University post University of Michigan football game riot, November 2002, (Columbus, OH, USA)
* 2002 - River Run Riot, (Laughlin, Nevada)
* 2003 - 2003 Phnom Penh riots, Thailand
* 2003 - Caia Park Riots, Wrexham, Wales
* 2003 - Riot in Neos Marmaras(Porto Carras,Sithonia) against the EU-Summit , June 20, [http://www.resistance2003.gr/en/gallery/gallery.php?id=11] , , (Chalkidiki,Greece)
* 2003 - Benton Harbor Riot, June 2003 (Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA)
* 2003 - Wrocław football riot 2003, March 30, 2003,
* 2003 - University of Minnesota campus riots after the Gophers men's hockey team won their back to back national championships
* 2003 - Maldives civil unrest, September 2003, (Malé, Maldives)
* 2003 - Riot over bad policy during a SARS outbreak, [http://www.cnn.com/2003/WORLD/asiapcf/east/05/05/sars/index.html] , (Xiandie, China)
* 2003 - The Exploited Montreal riot, Montreal, Canada. [http://youtube.com/watch?v=j7duv4wT8xQ] October 14, 2003
* 2004 - 2004 Kosovo riots
* 2004 - Palm Island riot, (Palm Island, Queensland, Australia)
* 2004 - Redfern riots, (Sydney, Australia)
* 2004 - Han-Hui riot, [http://www.inthesetimes.com/article/1789/ethnic_tensions_smolder_in_china/] , (Henan province, China).
* 2004 - VEISHEA riot, drunk Iowa State students riot, cancel 2005 VEISHEA (Ames, Iowa)
* 2004 Urso Branco prison riot, [http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2004-04/23/content_325666.htm] (Rondonia, Brazil)
* 2004 - Chinese riot in response to a beating, [http://www.wsws.org/articles/2004/nov2004/chin-n30.shtml] (Guangdong, China)
* 2004 - Citizens in Benghu riot in response to inflating prices and poor healthcare, [http://www.greenleft.org.au/2004/605/31425] , (Anhui, China)
* 2004 - Farmers riot when their land is taken and given to real-estate companies, [http://en.epochtimes.com/news/4-8-7/22758.html] , (Zhengzhou, China)
* 2004 - Chinese soccer fans riot when a Japanese team wins the final, [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3541380.stm] , (Beijing, China)
* 2004 - Rioters attack police station December 30, 2004 [http://english.aljazeera.net/English/archive/archive?ArchiveId=8478] (Athens, Greece)
* 2005 - Dongzhou protest, [http://www.nytimes.com/2005/12/09/international/asia/09cnd-china.html?ex=1291784400&en=a0df95e58c6aaaaa&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss] (Guangdong, China)
* 2005 - Belize unrest, January 2005, (Belmopan, Belize)
* 2005 - Macquarie Fields riots, February 2005, southwestern suburb of Sydney, Australia
* 2005 - Cedar Revolution, February 2005, Lebanon
* 2005 - Anti-Japanese riots, April 2005, Beijing, Shenzhen and Guangzhou, China
* 2005 - Riots in response to land taken for a powerplant, [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/4097950.stm] , (Shenyou, China)
* 2005 - Riots over excessive pollution, [http://pubs.acs.org/cen/news/83/i16/8316notw6.html] , (Zhejiang, China)
* 2005 - Worst riot seen in Ireland after Orange Order Parade was banned from marching through a catholic area, (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
* 2005 - Perpignan ethnic violence, May 2005, [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/4594019.stm] , (Perpignan, France)
* 2005 - Maldives civil unrest, August 2005, (Malé, Maldives)
* 2005 - Chinese worker riot, [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/07/17/AR2005071700931.html] July 2005, (Xizhou, China). In 2005, the government admitted to 87,000 riots and demonstrations across China. [ [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/27/AR2006012701588.html In Face of Rural Unrest, China Rolls Out Reforms] ]
* 2005 - Street clashes in central Athens, [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/low/europe/4256948.stm] September 2007, (Athens, Greece),
* 2005 - 2005 civil unrest in France, October 2005
* 2005 - 2005 Toledo Riot, October 2005, (Toledo, Ohio, USA)
* 2005 - Anti-Muslim Riots of Mau [http://cpiml.org/liberation/year_2005/december_05/mau_riots_truth.htm] , October 2005, (Mau, UttarPradesh),India
* 2005 - Mar del Plata Summit of the Americas, November 2005, (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
* 2005 - 2005 Cronulla riots, December 2005, (Sydney, Australia)
* 2006 - Cartoon riots
* 2006 - 2006 Nuku'alofa riots, Nov. 16, (Nuku'alofa, Tonga)
* 2006 - 2006 Dublin riots, Feb. 25, Dublin, Ireland
* 2006 - San Bernardino punk riot, March 4, San Bernardino, California
* 2006 - 2006 labor protests in France, March-April, Paris, France
* 2006 - Riot during the European Social Forum, May 6, Athens,Greece
* 2006 - Burj Dubai riot, (Dubai, UAE)
* 2006 - Hindu/Muslim Aligarh Riots, April 2006, (Aligarh,India)
* 2006 - Santee High School student riot, Jan, (Los Angeles, California)
* 2006 - Rajkumar death riots, April, (India)
* 2006 - April 2006 Venezuela prison riot, [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4924084.stm] April, (Venezuela)
* 2006 - 2006 civil unrest in San Salvador Atenco, (San Salvador Atenco, Mexico) [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4974116.stm]
* 2006 - Shengda Economics, Trade and Management College diploma riot [http://www.breitbart.com/news/2006/06/19/D8IBFB480.html]
* 2006 - Riot after a hospital doesn't treat a patient [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6140884.stm] , (Sichuan, China)
* 2006 - Download Festival Riots Donnington, UK
* 2006 - Riot over government response to a whistleblower, [http://www.asiamedia.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=38494] , (Shandong, China)
* 2006 - Riot follows after a traffic accident incites violence, [http://in.rediff.com/news/2005/jun/29china2.htm] , (Chizhou, China)
* 2006 - Riot over a land dispute, [http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/15653408/] , (Sanzhou, China)
* 2006 - 2006 Windsor ethnic violence
* 2006 - 2006 protests in Hungary
* 2006 - Reclaim The Streets Riot Sep 24, Copenhagen, Denmark
* 2006 - 2006 Brussels riots, (Brussels, Belgium)
* 2006 - Copenhagen December Riot (Nørrebro, Copenhagen, Denmark)
* 2007 - Anti-immigrant riots, [http://www.iht.com/articles/2007/01/22/news/spain.php] , (Madrid, Spain)
* 2007 - Guinea-Bissau riot
* 2007 - Student riot, March 9, 2007, [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Hj9WmxaO9U] (Athens, Greece)
* 2007 - Eviction of Ungdomshuset, March 1-2, (Copenhagen, Denmark)
* 2007 - Chinese immigrants clash with riot police [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6550725.stm] , (Milan, Italy)
* 2007 - Gare du Nord riot in Paris
* 2007 - Riot starts when a company takes over the bus routes and doubles the fares [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6453035.stm] , (Zhushan, China)
* 2007 - Bronze Night (Tallinn, Estonia)
* 2007 - Iranian petrol rationing riots
* 2007 - Karachi Riots, (Karachi, Pakistan)
* 2007 - Cigarbox Riot, May 14, (Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen, Denmark)
* 2007 - Rostock G8 Riot, June 3 (G8 Conference, Rostock, Germany)
* 2007 - Undie 500Riots, (Dunedin, New Zealand)
* 2007 - Eviction of Ungdomshuset, half-year anniversary (Copenhagen, Denmark)
* 2007 - Muslim-Tibetan riot [http://www.rfa.org/english/tibetan/2007/08/09/tibetan_muslims/] , (Qinghai, China)
* 2007 - Pacific Beach riot, (San Diego, California)Fact|date=April 2008
* 2007 - Muslim-Han riot [http://www.pr-inside.com/at-least-1-dead-20-injured-r218893.htm] (Shandong, China)
* 2007 - Roma riots [http://www.balkantimes.com/cocoon/setimes/xhtml/en_GB/features/setimes/blogreview/2007/08/31/blog-03] (Sofia, Bulgaria)
* 2007 - Venezuelan anti-government protests
* 2007 - Georgian anti-government protests, September - December
* 2007 - Burmese anti-government protests
* 2007 - French national uprising, Nov 25-30
* 2007 - Pakistan national uprising
* 2007 - Food riots in West Bengal
* 2007-2008 - Kenyan Presidential Election Riots
* 2008 - Striking dock workers clash with riot police at state-controlled Piraeus (OLP) and Thessaloniki (OLTH) ports [http://news.monstersandcritics.com/business/news/article_1386737.php/Striking_dock_workers_clash_with_riot_police_in_northern_Greece] ,Greece, Jan 11+15
* 2008 - Protests in Serbia - Riots in Belgrade on embassy's of countries recognizing the independence of Kosovo by Serbian nationalists.
* 2008 - Tibetian unrest, Mar. 10 - Present. (Tibet, China)
* 2007-2008 - Food riots in Mexico, India, Peru, Morocco, Egypt, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Austria, Hungary, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Uzbekistan, Indonesia, Yemen, Guinea, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Senegal. [ [http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2007/dec/04/china.business Riots and hunger feared as demand for grain sends food costs soaring] ] [ [http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/environment/article3500975.ece Already we have riots, hoarding, panic: the sign of things to come?] ] [ [http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2008/feb/26/food.unitednations Feed the world? We are fighting a losing battle, UN admits] ] [ [http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1717572,00.html The World's Growing Food-Price Crisis] ] [ [http://www.irinnews.org/Report.aspx?ReportId=76905 BURKINA FASO: Food riots shut down main towns] ] [ [http://www.iht.com/articles/2008/02/27/africa/27cameroon.php Anti-government rioting spreads in Cameroon] ]
* 2008 - Haitian Price riots, Apr. 3, 4 killed/20 wounded., Les Cayes Haiti
* 2008 - Egypt Price and Wage riots, Apr. 6-7, 1 killed, 20 injured, 25 arrested, Mahalla el-Kubra, Egypt
* 2008 - April 21 fans burn police cars in Montreal when Montreal Canadiens defeat Boston Bruins in first round of NHL PlayoffsFact|date=May 2008
* 2008 - 1. May riots in Hamburg, Berlin and Nürnberg (Germany) and Manila (Philippines)Fact|date=May 2008
* 2008 - UEFA Cup Final riots
* 2008 - South Africa riots - Attacks on foreign nationals
* 2008 - Bus Fare Riots, ArgentinaFact|date=May 2008
* 2008 - Fishermen riots in Paris - French fishermen have violently clashed with police as they protested over rising fuel costs [ [http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/24764020/ Fishermen protest fuel prices] ]
* 2008 - Fishermen riots in Brussels [ [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7435831.stm Fishermen clash with police at EU] ]
* 2008 - Kamagasaki G8 Riots Osaka, June 2008 [http://www.generalunion.org/News/327 Repression and Revolt, General Union]
* 2008 - 2008 Guizhou riot in Guizhou, China [ [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7479810.stm Chinese riots over girl's death - BBC] ]
* 2008 - Kanmen riot in the coastal province of Zhejiang. [ [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7505331.stm Workers 'riot in east China town'] , BBC News] According to the Ministry of Public Security, there were 87,000 riots and protests reported in 2005 and this number increases every year. [ [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/22/AR2006022202218.html China Addresses Plight of Farmers] , The Washington Post]
* 2008 - Montreal police shooting and killing an 18 years old sparks riot August 11, 2008 [ [http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/americas/08/11/montreal.riots.ap/index.html] ]
* 2008 - Matokeo Stadium soccer match riot, September 14 in Butembo, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo
*2008 - Habbo Hotel Peace Rally September 19

ee also

* Timeline of riots and civil unrest in Omaha, Nebraska
* List of riots and civil unrest in Calgary
* Violence
* List of race riots
* Classical music riot
* List of battles
* List of massacres
* List of rebellions
* List of strikes
* List of timelines
* List of wars
* 2007–2008 food riots

External links

* [http://www.bongiornoproductions.com/REVOLUTION%20%2767/REVOLUTION%20%2767.html Revolution '67] - Documentary about the Newark, New Jersey race riots of 1967

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