2005 Cronulla riots

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Police watching the crowds before the riots

The 2005 Cronulla riots were a series of violent events between Lebanese and white Australian mobs. Riots started in and around Cronulla, a suburb on the beach in Sydney, Australia's biggest city. The violence was soon also in other suburbs around Sydney. The riots happened on 11, 12 and 14 December. Many people committed crimes there.

Several people were sent to prison for being involved in the riot.[1]

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  1. Kamper, Angela. "Cronulla riot thug locked away". www.news.com.au. Archived from the original on 2008-03-07. Retrieved 2009-04-28.