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# protests - Yesterday’s News

US state of Arkansas executes two prisoners in one night

This is the first time in 17 years in the US that a state has executed two people in the space of 24 hours.

# protests - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'I watch the news and cry and cry': Venezuelans in Ireland on the chaos back home

20 people have been killed in three weeks of clashes at anti-government protests.

# protests - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Israeli activists taunt Palestinian hunger strikers by having barbecue outside prison

“The idea was to break them, make them hungry,” said a spokesperson for the group.

# protests - Thursday 20 April, 2017

At least three killed as huge anti-government protests become violent in Venezuela

One young woman was shot in the head.

# protests - Monday 17 April, 2017

'Believe me, it's not over': Protesters dispute vote that tightens Erdogan's grip on power

Opposition parties have claimed there were irregularities in yesterday’s referendum vote.

# protests - Sunday 16 April, 2017

'Real men pay their taxes' - dozens arrested amid violent scenes during anti-Trump tax protests

At least 21 people were arrested in Berkeley, California, as pro- and anti-Trump protesters clashed.

# protests - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis

They’re taking their cases to the European Court of Human Rights.

# protests - Thursday 30 March, 2017

The DPP is concerned about possible interference in upcoming Jobstown trial

The court heard today of the DPP’s concern that the constitutional process of trial by jury could be interfered with.

# protests - Monday 27 March, 2017

Russian opposition leader jailed following unsanctioned Moscow protest

Alexei Navalny has been a vocal critic of the Kremlin.

# protests - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

From The42 'We want Wenger out': Arsenal fans protest outside the Emirates ahead of Bayern clash Escalation

'We want Wenger out': Arsenal fans protest outside the Emirates ahead of Bayern clash

The Gunners need a miracle tonight after a thumping first-leg loss at the Allianz Arena.

# protests - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Hundreds riot in Paris protest after black man allegedly raped with policeman's baton

One officer has been charged with rape, while three others have been charged with assault.

# protests - Thursday 2 February, 2017

For the first time in 20 years Israel will build a new settlement in the West Bank

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that new settlements would be created for the families.

Hundreds of thousands protest Romanian government's plan to decriminalise corruption

The move could free dozens of officials jailed for corruption.

# protests - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

White House spokesman says order is 'not a travel ban' (despite Trump saying it was yesterday)

White House spokesman says order is 'not a travel ban' (despite Trump saying it was yesterday)

The ban has been described as “mean-spirited” by the UN.

Poll: Are you planning to attend an anti-Trump protest? Travel Ban This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you planning to attend an anti-Trump protest?

A protest is planned for this Thursday at the US Embassy in Dublin.

# protests - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Setback for Trump as US judge stops deportations under refugee ban Airport Protests This post contains videos

Setback for Trump as US judge stops deportations under refugee ban

The American Civil Liberties Union won a legal challenge, describing Trump’s move as a ban on Muslims.

# protests - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Disabled people stage protest against Ryanair in Spain for 'systematic discrimination'

A statement from the airline said the claims were untrue and that the protest was baseless.

# protests - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Poll: Do you support yesterday's anti-Trump marches across the world? Defiance This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support yesterday's anti-Trump marches across the world?

Over a million attended the protests worldwide yesterday.

# protests - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Women's March Dublin attracts thousands as part of global protest against Trump

Other protests were held in London, Paris, Geneva and Johannesburg against sexism and racism, which Trump is seen to represent.

# protests - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Halligan urges Fianna Fáil to call election after his mobile cath lab deal criticised

Halligan threatened to leave the minority government last year after an independent clinical review found a second lab was not justified.

# protests - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Jeff Sessions says he'd be a fair Attorney General and defy Trump if necessary

Civil rights advocates have rallied against his nomination, with protesters attending today’s Senate hearing.

# protests - Monday 2 January, 2017

Water charges won't bring down this government, says Taoiseach

Kenny said Irish Water is “getting on with its work” and is making “real advances”.

# protests - Saturday 24 December, 2016

India has begun building a HUGE new statue that will cost over €500 million

India’s far-right BJP government presides over a population that remains one of the poorest in the world.

# protests - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Cystic Fibrosis patients being 'used as pawns' in Orkambi medication negotiations

The drugs are currently too expensive for the HSE to make available to patients.

# protests - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Water meters are not the new e-voting machines - they cost us a lot more

To date, the State has spent €465 million on the water metering project.

# protests - Thursday 27 October, 2016

A row over college fees in South Africa has escalated into major unrest

Yesterday, riot police dispersed students who gathered outside parliament.

# protests - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Police release video showing shooting of man which sparked riots

The family of Keith Lamont Scott have already released their own video.

# protests - Friday 23 September, 2016

Video shows woman pleading with Charlotte police not to shoot her husband

There have been protests in Charlotte since the shooting, with activists calling for police to release their own footage of the incident.

# protests - Friday 2 September, 2016

Hundreds of thousands march against government in Venezuela

Demonstrators dressed in white marched in the east of the capital, yelling “Venezuela is hungry” and “This government is going to fall”.

# protests - Monday 15 August, 2016

Person shot during Milwaukee protest against police violence

Officers used an armored vehicle to retrieve the injured person and rushed them to hospital.

# protests - Friday 5 August, 2016

Black Lives Matter protesters are causing traffic chaos at Heathrow airport

Protesters have blocked the main road into the airport, Europe’s busiest, this morning.

# protests - Monday 25 July, 2016

Democratic National Convention kicks off in Philadelphia with huge protests

Die-hard Bernie Sanders supporters have descended on Philadelphia to protest against Hillary Clinton.

# protests - Monday 11 July, 2016

Dallas shooter was planning to bomb North Texas, say police

Police found bomb-making materials and a journal outlining plans in Micah Johnson’s apartment.

# protests - Saturday 25 June, 2016

National outrage after 10-year-old child shot dead by Brazil police

Italo Ferreira had been driving a stolen car when police shot him in the head.

# protests - Saturday 28 May, 2016

35 people arrested at Trump rally in California

1,000 protesters representing various groups in opposition to the billionaire candidate attended outside the rally in San Diego.

# protests - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Iceland's prime minister resigns in wake of Panama Papers controversy

He is facing allegations he and his wife used an offshore firm to hide investments.

# protests - Saturday 16 January, 2016

How two Labour ministers turned death threats into a political weapon

Now one TD says they owe “hundreds of thousands of people” an apology.

# protests - Friday 15 January, 2016

Demonstrations taking place around Ireland in solidarity with woman charged with taking abortion pills

The 21-year-old Co Down woman was charged with two offences regarding procuring the pills on Monday. If convicted she could face life in prison.

# protests - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

The 32 photographs that took our breath away in 2015

From Paris to Tunisia, from the marriage referendum to the migrant crisis, here are all of the best photos of this year.

# protests - Sunday 20 December, 2015

From The42 Heavy police presence in Belfast amid Tyson Fury SPOTY protests Issue

Heavy police presence in Belfast amid Tyson Fury SPOTY protests

The controversial boxer was among the nominees for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

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