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allowed is what doesn't bother anyone.
Personally, I am less bothered by a peaceful rave far away from civilization than any football match in Letzigrund...how dare those supporters force their lifestyle on me



(OK, this is maybe a bit extreme, but actually, when I was still living in Munich, my worst nightmare was returning from work on the metro late after a game in the Allianz Arena)...

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Seriously, that's what passes for a riot in Zurich? Throwing bicycle saddles?
The pictures in the press were rather amusing

An amazing demonstration of anarchy! I suspect if the allied forces had used bicycle saddles against the waves of Nazi tanks - the axis powers wouldn't have even made it to Belgium. The war would have been over by the end of 1939 - and everybody would have wondered what all the fuss was about a short Austrian with a dodgy tache.
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Thank you for that perfect example of a little knowledge being a dangerous thing. If you had bothered to read what you quoted, you would have found something informed and relevant.

Something like this, in fact...

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The European Convention on Human Rights protects the right to freedom of assembly and association, including the right to form trade unions, subject to certain restrictions that are "in accordance with law" and "necessary in a democratic society".

Article 11 Freedom of assembly and association
1. Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and to freedom of association with others, including the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his interests.
2. No restrictions shall be placed on the exercise of these rights other than such as are prescribed by law and are necessary in a democratic society in the interests of national security or public safety, for the prevention of disorder or crime, for the protection of health or morals or for the protection of the rights and freedoms of others. This article shall not prevent the imposition of lawful restrictions on the exercise of these rights by members of the armed forces, of the police or of the administration of the State.
Anyway, sorry to interrupt your dissembling - do carry on
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I suspect if the allied forces had used bicycle saddles against the waves of Nazi tanks - the axis powers wouldn't have even made it to Belgium. The war would have been over by the end of 1939 - and everybody would have wondered what all the fuss was about a short Austrian with a dodgy tache.
Errrr, I hate to mention this b-u-u-u-u-u-u-t

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When they set fire to rubbish bins?
When they throw bicycle saddles?
When they steal bicycle saddles to throw?
When they vandalise private and public property?
When they cause a nuisance to other members of public?

I've thrown parties - and not once were police in riot gear and a water-cannon required to end it. I guess I just throw a crap party.
Never been to Notting Hill Carnival in the early hours then eh?
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Never been to Notting Hill Carnival in the early hours then eh?
The bizzies get involved there in a different way, though...
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Haha nice. NY Cops are pretty good too:

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Bored kids kicking off, more like. Bet they wouldn't have put so much effort into their "protest" if it had been pissing with rain.
But it would have given them a better reason to protest
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