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01. Windows were smashed, and cars set on fire by [rioters] angry about the loss of their national soccer team in the World Cup finals.
02. Inmates at the prison [rioted] after their smoking rights were taken away.
03. The government sent out the military to stop [rioting] which had broken out during a demonstration against the new tax increase.
04. Police arrested over 50 [rioters] at a demonstration at the State Legislature.
05. A peaceful protest march turned into a [riot] when police confronted the demonstrators with tear gas and water cannons.
06. Political protesters were met outside the government buildings by police dressed in full [riot] gear.
07. Twelve inmates have been killed during a [riot] at the prison.
08. Martin Luther King, Jr. once remarked that a [riot] is the language of the unheard.
09. Some witnesses to the [riots] against the WTO in Seattle suggest that the police provoked many demonstrators into becoming violent.
10. In 1964, 318 fans were killed, and more than 500 injured in a [riot] that broke out during a soccer match in Peru.
11. Studies show that [riots] emerge mainly in those cities where disorderly tactics can work - where [riots] stand a chance of getting results other than all-out repression.
12. The [riot] was sparked by the perception that police had used undue force in arresting a black youth.
13. Ethnic [riots] between Muslims and Hindus has resulted in over 300 deaths in the last week.
14. Many buildings in Kampala, the capital of Uganda, show the scars of battles and [rioting].
15. In February 1990, over 300 people died in [riots] in Venezuela's capital city as a result of the government's plans to raise gas prices and bus fares.
16. In May 1968, protests and [riots] by students and workers in Paris led to sweeping social and political reforms in France.
17. After policemen were found innocent in the beating of Rodney King, [riots] broke out all over Los Angeles.
18. In 1964, 22 Panamanian students died during [riots] that began after American residents of the Panama Canal zone prevented them from raising their flag there.

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