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Zürich police have released two previously unseen videos showing violent FC Basel fans attacking riot police in a coordinated offensive outside Zürich-Letzigrund stadium in May.

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Zürich police have released two previously unseen videos showing violent FC Basel fans attacking riot police in a coordinated offensive outside Zürich-Letzigrund stadium in May.

Read the full article: Police release shocking hooligan videos

Clearly those are all Serbians...
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Old 26.08.2011, 17:03
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Re: Police release shocking hooligan videos

Oh wow, look at that! UK society is a mess. I'm so glad I left. All you lot whingeing about shop closing hours etc, just look at that video! It's not safe there any more everyone is just trying to kill everyone else!

Oh wait.
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Re: Police release shocking hooligan videos

damned scum of the earth.

I honestly believe soccer or footbal whatever you wanne call it should be banned.
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damned scum of the earth.

I honestly believe soccer or footbal whatever you wanne call it should be banned.
Banning football is most certainly not the answer, the locals will find another way to represent there city and the violence will continue.
The swiss police usually have it more in control especially when compared to what was seen in England where there was no control
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Old 28.08.2011, 07:46
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Clearly those are all Serbians...
Casual racism that is

i) repeated from another thread and
ii) followed by a smiley

doesn't make it less racist or more acceptable IMO
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Old 28.08.2011, 08:13
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Re: Police release shocking hooligan videos

It's not racism. It's irony. That's what the indicates. Rightly or wrongly pointing out a perceived tendency among some people to blame all anti-social acts on the immigrant population, you see.

Aren't Swiss riot police armed? Why didn't they just shoot them?
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Old 28.08.2011, 08:55
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Aren't Swiss riot police armed? Why didn't they just shoot them?
Because it is not Kadhafi's police!
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Old 28.08.2011, 09:27
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Aren't Swiss riot police armed? Why didn't they just shoot them?
I don't know that shooting is the answer, but a few broken ribs, maybe the occasional collarbone, would go a long way towards preventing that particular batch of scum from acting up again.
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Casual racism that is

i) repeated from another thread and
ii) followed by a smiley

doesn't make it less racist or more acceptable IMO
Im not allowed to give you the Swiss view? Every time there is a crime in my area thats what all the locals tell us! Get a sense of humor.
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Old 28.08.2011, 09:44
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Im not allowed to give you the Swiss view? Every time there is a crime in my area thats what all the locals tell us! Get a sense of humor.
Maybe you're right and I apologise if I reacted strongly.

I get sensitive to it though as I'm not sure where humour and racist stereotyping can acceptably meet. Jim Davidson and Bernard Manning used the same defense thirty years ago.....but people don't think Chalky White is funny nowadays...

Anyway, I apologise again if I misread your irony. Something of an exposed nerve for me

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Im not allowed to give you the Swiss view? Every time there is a crime in my area thats what all the locals tell us!
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Get a sense of humor.
Being funny would help.
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Maybe you're right and I apologise if I reacted strongly.

I get sensitive to it though as I'm not sure where humour and racist stereotyping can acceptably meet without making it acceptable. Jim Davidson and Bernard Manning used the same defense thirty years ago.....but people don't think Chalky White is funny nowadays...

Anyway, I apologise again if I misread your irony. Something of an exposed nerve for me
What would have happend if I said "I blame the Americans"? Would that have been racist? Everyone from our nanny to our uber liberal neighbors (yes I have two of those!) blame the "serbs" or "albanians" before there is ANY knowledge of what actually happend. My wife and I have made a joke out of it. I highly highly highly doubt that anyone in that riot was Serbian. But I know the locals were quick to assume they were foreigners.

FYI, Tom Tulpe follows me around and complains about everything I say. So just ignore him. He's jealous of good looking black men in Lingerie...

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Old 28.08.2011, 09:58
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What would have happend if I said "I blame the Americans"? Would that have been racist?
Yes, but we never think of it in that way because they aren't typically the victims of racial stereotyping as it relates to criminal behaviour.

Anyway......thats kind of another topic. You posted something that you tell me I misinterpreted, I apologised....and MOTD is on
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