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Hooliganism

Ugly Racist Chants at Soccer Game

Micah D. Halpern | Posted 03.19.2014 | World
Micah D. Halpern

This incident in Poznan would not be so noteworthy if were an isolated occurrence. It is not. It is part of a developing trend.

Kate Sheppard

American Jailed In Russia For Protesting Climate Change Won't Back Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

After two months in a Russian jail, American Greenpeace activist Peter Willcox will spend Thanksgiving free on bail. But he's still not allowed to com...

Former Soccer 'Hooligan' Becomes A Woman

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.11.2013 | Gay Voices

A self-described soccer hooligan who routinely beat up rival fans is undergoing gender reassignment surgery, the Express&Echo reported. Becci Allen...

WATCH: Wheelchair Basketball Game Erupts In Riot

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Sports

A game between two Turkish wheelchair basketball teams took an ugly turn this past weekend, when a riot broke out among fans of the bitter rivals. ...

Pussy Riot: One Out, Two to Go (to Prison)

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 12.15.2012 | World
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

Last week's verdict to keep Tolokonnikova and Alyokhina locked up is based on a politically motivated reading of Russia's constitutional norms and the flawed testimony of biased experts.

Bjork Backs Pussy Riot

Posted 08.10.2012 | Arts

First came the Red Hot Chili Peppers, then came Madonna, and now Bjork has spoken out in support of Russian punk activists Pussy Riot on her website. ...

Who's a Hooligan?

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 08.21.2012 | Media
Robert E. Murphy

It is remarkably ironic that this old anti-Hibernian slur -- 'hooligan' -- is applied primarily to soccer fans, for accounts that I have read describe the advocates of Ireland's team to be the most cordial and well-behaved in Europe.

Why Russian Art Hooligans Voina Are In The News Again

Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

Charges against the Russian guerilla art group Voina have been dropped, according to the Russian news site RIA Novosti. The charges of hooliganism...