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The protests and the forceful police response — first with batons and pepper spray, and then with tear gas — ignited what became known as the Umbrella Movement, as tent cities sprung up across the city where demonstrators used umbrellas as shields.
The sound of a helicopter constantly whirred in my ears and tear gas burned in my throat.
German said that designation has practical effects at the local police level, as protests by groups such as Black Lives Matter are met by police with tear gas, rubber bullets, mace and other chemical agents.
Clashes in Valencia continued through Sunday afternoon, as National Guards fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse opposition supporters.
Authorities had unleashed tear gas, fired rubber bullets, and blasted freezing protesters with water cannons.
In 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, Kayla Reed knew to expect tear gas — officers had used chemical agents on protestors in the past.
In parts of Nairobi and western Kenya on Thursday, Odinga's supporters engaged in running battles with police, lobbing rocks at officers who responded with tear gas and, occasionally, live bullets.
The order came in the wake of national criticism surrounding the police crackdown on protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, which included armored vehicles, tear gas, and heavily armed riot police in camouflage.
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: a gas that makes people unable to see by causing their eyes to be filled with tears and that is used especially by the police or military to separate large groups of people
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