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#Protests

# protests - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Peter Stringfellow opened a club in Dublin in 2006. It did not go well. Not one bit

Stringfellow’s Dublin was forced to close its doors after just five months in existence.

# protests - Monday 28 May, 2018

Coveney to discuss 'troubling events in Gaza' with EU foreign ministers

The Tánaiste is due to go to Palestine and Israel next week.

# protests - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops

Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.

Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation at Gaza protest

Eight-month-old Leila al-Ghandour was exposed to the gas east of Gaza City during major protests on Monday.

# protests - Monday 14 May, 2018

55 Palestinians - including children under 16 - killed by Israeli troops as US opens its new embassy in Jerusalem

The surge in fatalities led South Africa to recall its ambassador in Israel “with immediate effect until further notice”.

# protests - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Thousands throng streets of Paris in protest against President Emmanuel Macron

The French president has been in power for a year, but not everyone is happy with his sweeping social reforms.

# protests - Monday 23 April, 2018

Journalist shot dead during violent clashes over pension reform in Nicaragua

The protests are the worst experienced in the 11 years President Daniel Ortega has led the country.

# protests - Friday 6 April, 2018

16-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead as Gaza border protests continue

The protests are in support of refugees, including those in the Palestinian enclave who want to return to their former homes.

# protests - Monday 2 April, 2018

Gaza protest death toll rises to 18 as Israel rejects allegations of excessive force

More than 1,400 Palestinians were wounded during Friday’s clashes.

# protests - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Nationwide protests take place demanding better treatment of women in the justice system

The fallout from the rugby rape trial is continuing.

# protests - Friday 30 March, 2018

12 dead after clashes erupt as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

More than 1,200 were wounded by various means by Israeli forces.

# protests - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Russian opposition leader arrested during anti-Putin protests

Earlier, police raided the Moscow office of Navalny as the demonstrations calling for a boycott of Russia’s presidential election took place.

# protests - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Over 600 people arrested in Tunisia after three nights of widespread unrest

The latest unrest saw a provincial police station torched, Molotov cocktails hurled at police and tear gas fired.

# protests - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Two people killed in protest against rape and murder of eight-year-old girl

Hundreds of people attended the protest in Kasur, which turned violent.

# protests - Monday 8 January, 2018

Explainer: It's looking more likely that the property tax system will be overhauled

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has said he favours a new calculation of the tax.

# protests - Friday 5 January, 2018

Iran says that meeting of UN Security Council over mass protests is 'a preposterous example of US bullying'

At least 21 people have been killed and hundreds arrested amid anti-government rallies and unrest that began last week.

# protests - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'The enemies have united': Iran's supreme leader hits out after more deaths in mass protests

The estimated death toll is now 21 since the protests began.

# protests - Monday 1 January, 2018

Death toll rises in Iran unrest as protesters 'attempt to take over police stations and military bases'

President Hassan Rouhani called for a calm but stressed that people were free to express criticism.

# protests - Saturday 30 December, 2017

'The world is watching': Tear gas and arrests as Iran tries to crack down on protests

Counter demonstrations have been organised for today.

# protests - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Russia election: Kremlin questions legality of boycott call

Vladimir Putin, who has been in power for 18 years and is expected to easily win another six-year term.

# protests - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Thousands declare support for Kremlin critic in Russia's March election

But 41 year old lawyer Alexei Navalny has been deemed ineligible to run in the Russian election due to a criminal conviction.

# protests - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Arab leaders 'denounce and condemn' Trump's stance on Jerusalem amid violent protests

Ministers are demanding the US reverses its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

# protests - Friday 29 September, 2017

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World Cup winner encourages football players to join in anti-Trump protests

Lilian Thuram who won a World Cup with France in 1998, knelt as he received an honorary doctorate in Sweden.

# protests - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Philippine president Duterte says he'll kill his own son if he is involved in drug trafficking

Protests have erupted in the Philippines over the controversial president’s war on drugs.

# protests - Thursday 3 August, 2017

'At least one million votes' were fraudulent in Venezuelan election says polling company

The Attorney General has launched an investigation into what she called scandalous electoral fraud.

# protests - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Pictures: Violent protests in east London after 20-year-old dies after being chased by police

Bottles were thrown and mattresses were set on fire as the riot police stepped in at the scene in Dalston.

Graphic pro-life 'education project' to take place in Dublin today

Abortion providers have criticised organisers for ‘intimidating’ women.

# protests - Friday 7 July, 2017

Protesters and police clash violently on first day of G20 summit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the violent protests as “unacceptable”.

# protests - Thursday 6 July, 2017

'Welcome to hell': Police turn on water cannon as thousands protest at G20 summit

Protesters were dispersed as riot police charged the demonstration.

# protests - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Explainer: Pay-by-weight bin charges are coming but what exactly does that mean for you?

Will it spark water charges-style protests?

# protests - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Rubbish is piling up on Athens' streets as temperatures soar

Greek workers are protesting against staff shortages that have resulted from terminating hundreds of short-term contracts.

# protests - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'It's like living in a nightmare': Venezuelan student terrified of returning home

Protests have been building in the capital Caracas for months.

# protests - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Death toll in Venezuela protests rises to 36 as looting breaks out

At least 70 stores have been raided since Tuesday.

# protests - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

No, the Poolbeg incinerator hasn't started burning waste just yet

The plant has been gearing up for its first day of operations, in a process known as ‘hot commissioning’.

# protests - Friday 28 April, 2017

Politicians attacked after Macedonia's parliament stormed by 100 protesters

Footage shows chairs and tripods being thrown as fist fights broke out in the parliamentary press room.

# protests - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'Terrified' Joan Burton 'ran for her life' at Jobstown protest

Seven men including TD Paul Murphy have pleaded not guilty to false imprisonment.

Fear of protester violence stopped US hard-right pundit Ann Coulter speaking at Berkeley Free Speech This post contains videos

Fear of protester violence stopped US hard-right pundit Ann Coulter speaking at Berkeley

Ann Coulter described it as a “dark day for free speech”.

# protests - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

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.

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