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Protest & Violence
26 Jan 1952: Britons killed in Cairo riots

08 Apr 1953: Seven years' hard labour for Kenyatta

05 Mar 1956: US court victory for black students

23 Oct 1956: Hungarians rise up against Soviet rule

04 Nov 1956: Soviet troops overrun Hungary

25 Sep 1957: Troops end Little Rock school crisis

08 Feb 1962: Eight die in Paris riot

01 Oct 1962: Mississippi race riots over first black student

28 Aug 1963: King's dream for racial harmony

31 May 1966: Vietnam Buddhist burns to death

16 Oct 1967: Joan Baez arrested in Vietnam protest

20 Oct 1967: Thousands join anti-war movement

14 Apr 1968: Berlin student unrest worsens

13 May 1968: Workers join Paris student protest

24 May 1968: De Gaulle: 'Back me or sack me'

11 Jun 1968: French student rebel arrives in UK

21 Aug 1968: Russia brings winter to 'Prague Spring'

02 Oct 1968: Student riots threaten Mexico Olympics

02 May 1969: Crackdown on student protests in US

15 Oct 1969: Millions march in US Vietnam Moratorium

13 Jul 1971: Death for Moroccan rebel leaders

18 Jan 1972: Rhodesia's former leader arrested

01 Mar 1973: Palestinian gunmen hold diplomats in Sudan

14 Oct 1973: Thai army shoots protesters

21 Jul 1974: Cyprus conflict spills into London

24 Apr 1975: Baader-Meinhof blow up embassy

16 Jun 1976: Soweto protest turns violent

15 Sep 1978: German terror suspect arrested in UK

05 Nov 1978: Iran's PM steps down amid riots

13 Mar 1979: Grenada leader ousted by coup

03 Oct 1979: Anti-racists tackle South African rugby tourists

04 Nov 1979: Militants storm US embassy in Tehran

21 Nov 1979: Mob destroys US embassy in Pakistan

02 Aug 1980: Bologna blast leaves dozens dead

05 Jul 1981: Police attacked in Liverpool riots

24 Nov 1985: Commandoes storm hijacked plane

02 Apr 1986: Bomb tears hole in airliner over Greece

05 Apr 1986: Berlin disco bombed

08 Sep 1986: Pinochet survives rebel ambush

07 Feb 1987: S Korea clashes over student death

14 Feb 1989: Ayatollah sentences author to death

04 Jun 1989: Massacre in Tiananmen Square

07 Nov 1989: Protests force out East German rulers

02 Feb 1990: De Klerk dismantles apartheid in South Africa

13 Jan 1991: Bloodshed at Lithuanian TV station

21 May 1991: Bomb kills India's former leader Rajiv Gandhi

29 Apr 1992: LA in flames after 'not guilty' verdict

06 Jul 1992: Riot police confront French truckers

29 Aug 1992: Violence mars German anti-racist rally

07 Sep 1992: Troops kill 24 at ANC rally

02 Oct 1993: Hardline Communists riot in Moscow

10 Nov 1995: Nigeria hangs human rights activists

18 Apr 1996: Greek tourists killed by Egyptian gunmen

22 Apr 1997: Troops storm embassy in Peru

07 Jul 1998: Chief's death sparks turmoil in Nigeria

09 May 1999: Chinese anger at embassy bombing

05 Oct 2000: Protesters storm Yugoslav parliament

12 Oct 2000: Suicide bombers attack USS Cole

20 Oct 2000: British activist freed from Burma

16 Feb 2001: Serbs killed in Kosovo pilgrimage

27 Sep 2001: Swiss man kills 14

23 Nov 2002: Riots force Miss World out of Nigeria

07 Aug 2003: Bali bomber smiles at guilty verdict

25 Aug 2003: Bombay rocked by twin car bombs

20 Nov 2003: British targets bombed in Istanbul

28 Jun 2004: US transfers power back to Iraq
 
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