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# protest - Yesterday’s News

Speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer drowned out by protesters

Hundreds of people protested with signs and anti-Nazi chants.

# protest - Saturday 14 October, 2017

From The42 Bundesliga club take a knee in solidarity with American athletes Solidarity

Bundesliga club take a knee in solidarity with American athletes

Hertha Berlin said the act demonstrated that the club stood for tolerance and responsibility.

# protest - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence walks out of NFL game after players kneel for anthem

Pence said: ” I don’t think it’s too much to ask NFL players to respect the flag and our national anthem.”

# protest - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Spain's King Felipe VI declares Catalan vote illegal and warns against unrest

Spanish police have been criticised for violent scenes during Sunday’s referendum.

# protest - Monday 2 October, 2017

# protest - Sunday 1 October, 2017

From The42 Even on the NFL's most progressive team, not everyone is happy with the 'take a knee' protests Protest

Even on the NFL's most progressive team, not everyone is happy with the 'take a knee' protests

Seattle-based journalist Gregg Bell outlines what’s next for the Seahawks and the NFL.

# protest - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Second Dublin hotel cancels pro-life meeting after alleged death threats against staff

Two venues have cancelled the event in the last week.

# protest - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Garda pleads not guilty to assaulting RTÉ cameraman at protest against far-right group

The incident allegedly happened at a demonstration by far-right group Pegida in Dublin in February 2016.

# protest - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Government considering sending its private jet to bring Ibrahim Halawa home

Ibrahim Halawa was acquitted by a court in Egypt yesterday.

# protest - Sunday 17 September, 2017

U2 and Ed Sheeran cancel concerts in protest-hit St Louis

There were violent scenes after the acquittal of a police officer of the murder of a black man.

# protest - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'We will not be intimidated': 700 Catalan mayors support holding independence vote

The mayors have all been threatened with arrest.

# protest - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Member of Syrian White Helmets to receive Tipperary Peace Prize today Civil War This post contains videos

Member of Syrian White Helmets to receive Tipperary Peace Prize today

The group is credited with saving tens of thousands of lives in war-ravaged Syria.

# protest - Thursday 24 August, 2017

From The42 Colin Kaepernick's backers rally in support of controversial QB Protest

Colin Kaepernick's backers rally in support of controversial QB

Now a free agent, the 29-year-old has not been signed by any NFL team.

# protest - Friday 18 August, 2017

Mother of Charlottesville victim refuses to speak to Trump

“You can’t wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying ‘I’m sorry’.”

# protest - Monday 14 August, 2017

From The42 Bennett and Lynch stay seated as anthem protest spreads Protest

Bennett and Lynch stay seated as anthem protest spreads

Both Marshawn Lynch and Michael Bennett refused to stand for the US national anthem this weekend.

# protest - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Charlottesville mayor: Killing of woman was 'terrorist attack with a car used as a weapon'

There were widespread scenes of violence yesterday in the Virgina city as white supremacist and nationalist demonstrations clashed with counter-protesters.

# protest - Saturday 12 August, 2017

One killed and 19 injured after vehicle hits counter-demonstrators at white supremacist rally in Virginia

There were violent altercations today in the small city as demonstrators and counter-demonstrators clashed.

# protest - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Hundreds protest in New York against ban on transgender troops

The US president said yesterday that the military cannot be ‘burdened’ with the medical costs and ‘disruption’ involved.

# protest - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Harris vows to 'expedite review' of cardiac services following protests

The Health Minister said a nationwide review will take place.

"We're not looking for something extra or more than - we're looking for same as others" Equal Rights This post contains videos

"We're not looking for something extra or more than - we're looking for same as others"

Ireland is the only EU country yet to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

'You're deliberately not answering': Commissioner asked 7 times whether Jobstown review will cover garda evidence

The Commissioner said the review will deal with the “circumstances of the entire affair”, but will not cover the court process.

# protest - Friday 7 July, 2017

‘It wouldn’t happen in D4’: Locals plan to block streets ahead of U2 gig to protest ‘red light district’

The protesters allege that two massage parlours in the area are operating as brothels while a third business, which has since closed, was also a front for prostitution.

# protest - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

They've not gone away you know: Acquitted Jobstown protesters gather political support for inquiry

Over 100 TDs, senators and academics have signed their support for an inquiry.

German police use water cannon on G20 protestors

Over 100,000 protesters are expected on the streets of Hamburg on Friday.

# protest - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'I had a heart attack myself - if people don't get help in that first hour, they won't make it'

Around 200 people gathered outside Dáil Éireann today to call for 24-hour cardiac care for Waterford and the South-East.

# protest - Friday 30 June, 2017

'People have risen and won't be put back in their box': Jobstown supporters hail a political victory

Dozens of supporters celebrated with Paul Murphy and others, assured that their right to protest has been protected.

# protest - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Man stole police helicopter to hurl grenades at Supreme Court, Venezuela says

President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the country’s entire armed forces to respond.

# protest - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Graphic pro-life events planned for Cork and Dublin airports 'won't get permission'

The group planning the events, the Irish Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform, is seeking volunteers and donations.

# protest - Sunday 25 June, 2017

English Language Teachers start shouting louder about their working rights

The Department of Education won’t meet with the teachers as they are private workers.

# protest - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Parents gather to discuss effect of 'incredibly stupid' Poolbeg incinerator

The activist group ‘Parents Against the Incinerator’ are holding a meeting this evening. Here’s a bit of what will be discussed.

# protest - Saturday 17 June, 2017

# protest - Monday 12 June, 2017

Charges dropped against one of the seven Jobstown defendants

Applause broke out in court after the charges against 50-year-old Ken Purcell were officially dropped.

# protest - Saturday 3 June, 2017

At least seven dead in attack on funeral in Kabul

The violence comes just three days after a bomb blast in the city killed 90 people.

'Los Frikis': The Cuban punks who deliberately infected themselves with HIV

One of the men, Gerson Govea, talks about his experiences.

# protest - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

'It was clear that public opinion influenced the Sisters of Charity's decision'

But who now owns the National Maternity Hospital? The government still needs to clarify its position.

# protest - Friday 19 May, 2017

Superintendent denies being 'part of conspiracy to pervert course of justice', trial hears

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and six other men are charged with falsely imprisoning Joan Burton and her advisor.

# protest - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Garda thought she was going to be 'crushed' at water charges protest, court hears

Marion Power said there was “constant abuse and horrendous language the whole time”.

# protest - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Gardaí ordered to leave water charges protest because some were armed, trial told

“You were being pushed around. You couldn’t stand still. I was being punched continually.”

# protest - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Paul Murphy's lawyer accuses garda of lying 'in a disreputable fashion'

Garda Gavin Cooke has denied the claim.

# protest - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Jobstown defendant said Joan Burton could 'take sanctuary in church'

Seven men are accused of falsely imprisoning the former Tánaiste during a water charges protest in 2014.

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