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This is an incomplete chronological list of events characterized by at least one source as riots. It is heavily biased toward cultures with public media, i.e. 20th century and later,and Western.

Seventeenth century and earlier

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Salt Riot in Moscow Kremlin by E. Lissner

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Eighteenth century

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Paul Revere's engraving of the Boston Massacre

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Nineteenth century

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1844 Philadelphia Nativist Riots

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20th century

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Bloody Sunday massacre in St. Petersburg.

1930s

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Fires rage during the Bonus Army March

1940s

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Dead and wounded after the 'Direct Action Day' battle between Hindus and Muslims

1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s

1990s - 2000

21st century

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2001-2009

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Many of Ahmedabad's buildings were set on fire during 2002 Gujarat violence

[38], Greece, Jan 11+15

2010s

See also

External links

  • Revolution '67 - Documentary about the Newark, New Jersey race riots of 1967

References

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  40. Thai PM pressured as army chief calls for polls
  41. Wrangling as Thai protesters refuse to quit
  42. WRAPUP 8-Uneasy peace in Thailand, uncertainties lie ahead
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  50. Three die as police and tribals clash in NE India
  51. Factbox: Ethnic tinderbox of south Kyrgyzstan
  52. Jamaican forces defend deadly drug raids in Kingston
  53. UN launches $71m appeal for Kyrgyzstan refugee crisis
  54. Mexican Gunmen Kill 10 Police as 28 Die in Jail Riot (Update3)
  55. Chaos shuts down Drake concert
  56. Numerous Disturbances in Argentine City After Riot Leaves 2 Dead
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  58. Six die in Venezuela prison riot
  59. Deadly clashes continue in Kashmir
  60. Yemeni Demonstrators Killed in Clashes with Police
  61. One dead as Panama labor unrest erupts
  62. 'Significant arrests' promised after Belfast riots
  63. At Least Four Killed in Nigeria as Christians, Muslims Clash
  64. Two inmates killed in Quebec City prison riot
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  67. "More die as violence and arson continue in Karachi". BBC News. August 5, 2010. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-10882082.
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  75. "Mozambique 'blocked texts' during food riots". BBC News. September 14, 2010. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-11300211.
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  101. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-12007523

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