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#Vigilante

From TheJournal.ie Locals in Barcelona form vigilante patrols after surge in crime targeting tourists Security Crisis

Locals in Barcelona form vigilante patrols after surge in crime targeting tourists

Thefts and violent robberies in Barcelona jumped by 28% between 2016 and 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed after being caught by vigilante 'sting' trying to contact child for sexual exploitation Courts

Man jailed after being caught by vigilante 'sting' trying to contact child for sexual exploitation

On 10 February last year, the man asked “Ali”, whose profile stated she was 13 years old, to meet up and go for pizza.

From TheJournal.ie 'Their actions could be detrimental': Paedophile hunters warned not to post suspects' details online Vigilante

'Their actions could be detrimental': Paedophile hunters warned not to post suspects' details online

To date, no prosecutions have been secured in Northern Ireland using evidence passed to them from a vigilante group.

From TheJournal.ie 'I've never seen so much anger': Warning against vigilante groups after murder of Limerick pensioner Rosie Hanrahan

'I've never seen so much anger': Warning against vigilante groups after murder of Limerick pensioner

The body of Rosie Hanrahan, aged 78, was found in her home at New Road Thomondgate in Limerick last Friday.

From TheJournal.ie After court acquittal, self-styled vigilante in Bulgaria vows to continue 'hunting migrants' Not Gonna Stop Me

After court acquittal, self-styled vigilante in Bulgaria vows to continue 'hunting migrants'

Peter Nizamov was found not guilty of false imprisonment of three migrants in April 2016.

From TheJournal.ie 'If I can do it, why can't you?' Filipino President now says he's personally killed people Duterte

'If I can do it, why can't you?' Filipino President now says he's personally killed people

The 71-year-old Philippines president said he used to personally kill people when mayor of Davao.

From TheJournal.ie Man tries to meet 14-year-old girl after online chat, is greeted by vigilante group instead Manchester

Man tries to meet 14-year-old girl after online chat, is greeted by vigilante group instead

The man was later arrested after he reported the assault by the men to police.

From TheJournal.ie PSNI arrest 3 men, search Derry mayor's home, during RAAD operation PSNI

PSNI arrest 3 men, search Derry mayor's home, during RAAD operation

Police investigating the vigilante operation Republican Action Against Drugs came under attack from youths during part of the operation.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

The nine stories you need to know this morning, including: an investigation into Dublin taxis, political turmoil in Greece, and why the Yahoo CEO resigned over something in his CV…

FIVE PEOPLE have been killed in two separate vigilante attacks in Africa.

Three men who were suspected of stealing power cables in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg,were killed after the alarm was raised people blowing on vuvuzelas, Al Jazeera reports

A police official is quoted as saying that the alleged thieves we surrounded by a mob of angry people, and their car was set on fire. Three other men who were with them managed to escape.

Incidents of power cable theft are common in poor areas of South Africa, and residents often suffer blackouts as a result.

Meanwhile, in Mthatha, in the Eastern Cape province, two people were killed by a crowd after being accused of stealing clothes from a house, according to reports from Bloomberg.

Mob-rule is a common method of confronting problems, and is blamed for dozens of death every year.