posted on Feb, 25 2011 @ 05:26 AM
reply to post by xxshadowfaxx
Deny ignorance by all means.
But there weren't "riots". There was a single riot. And it was under control pretty quickly.
There was a general strike/protest, which was peaceful.
A handful of people who continually show up and cause trouble, showed up again, and caused trouble.
A policeman was not burnt to death.
And just because the media decided to use that incident to sensationalize the event doesn't mean it's the first time a riot cop has been caught up in
Sorry, but this is just more media sensationalism at it's finest.
The main topic covered by the media should have been the general strike, eg why, who, when, where, pros, cons, etc.
Instead the focus was AGAIN on the minority who riot. And by minority, not even 0.001% of the population is represented in that minority. And to make
matters even more confusing for foreigners reading about the events, they mix usage of the general strike and riot in the same articles, paragraphs
and sentences to make it appear as if the 30,000 people who went on a general strike were all rioting, when it wasn't even a couple of hundred who
edit on 25-2-2011 by BLV12 because: (no reason given)