# protests - Today’s News
# protests - Monday 2 December, 2013
Protesters have taken over several buildings in Kiev after the president scrapped a deal with the EU in favour of closer relations with Russia.
# protests - Friday 29 November, 2013
Key government buildings have been targeted in the largest demonstrations since 2010’s mass rallies.
# protests - Tuesday 26 November, 2013
There is not much coverage of protests in the media, with the result that many people either don’t know about them or don’t feel like joining them, writes Julien Mercille.
# protests - Tuesday 12 November, 2013
There have been protests recently opposing EirGrid’s plans to upgrade the transmission network though overhead pylons.
# protests - Thursday 24 October, 2013
The country’s footballers are planning to protest because of new government proposals to hit top earners.
# protests - Tuesday 15 October, 2013
A group of protesters gathered outside the Allsop auction at the RDS today, but the auction house states no houses were sold over the heads of any owners.
Sources said there are concerns about public disorder after a protest last month which resulted in violent scuffles between demonstrators and gardaí.
# protests - Thursday 10 October, 2013
Gardaí used pepper spray and made several arrests on the day after anti-austerity protesters attempted to breach a cordon outside Leinster House.
# protests - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
Does protesting work? And could anything be achieved from protesting against another austerity Budget in October? Rory Hearne examines the influence of mass popular protest and mobilisation.
# protests - Tuesday 1 October, 2013
Thousands of students took to the streets today demanding that the maintenance grant be protected.
The protests come as the USI attempt to mobilise a voting block of 50,000 students in a database by the local and European elections next year.
# protests - Saturday 28 September, 2013
Hundreds of Islamic radicals held a prayer session to express their anger at the contest being held in Indonesia as the event went ahead with stepped-up security.
# protests - Sunday 22 September, 2013
They might be serious issues, but they’re also pretty gas.
# protests - Thursday 19 September, 2013
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The new Dáil term brought with it a number of protests around Dublin city. Today we ask whether Irish people should protest more?
# protests - Wednesday 18 September, 2013
A third person was treated for injuries related to a fall when people tried to break through barriers outside Leinster House.
Protesters have gathered outside Leinster House since 5am this morning to protest against austerity.
# protests - Tuesday 17 September, 2013
Richard Haass has been asked to chair an all-party panel that will make recommendations on how to deal with the most divisive issues by the end of the year.
# protests - Saturday 7 September, 2013
The Peace and Neutrality Alliance will host Ian Chamberlain of the UK’s Stop the War Coalition and Irish Nobel Peace Prize winner Mairéad Maguire at the meeting in Dublin this afternoon.
# protests - Wednesday 4 September, 2013
Colm O’Gorman of Amnesty Ireland has said the anti-gay laws create a climate of intolerance.
# protests - Friday 30 August, 2013
The staff taking part in demonstrations are calling for pay of $15 an hour, double the federal minimum wage.
# protests - Thursday 29 August, 2013
Amnesty Ireland have arranged for a large graffiti mural to be painted in Stradbally to show solidarity with women protesters who have been sexually assaulted in Egypt.
# protests - Wednesday 21 August, 2013
The organisation has said that the arms are being used to kill protesters, so deliveries
# protests - Friday 16 August, 2013
Islamists held protest marches after hundreds of supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi were killed in a crackdown on Wednesday.
# protests - Thursday 15 August, 2013
An Taisce state that the study in to the Galway fish farm has been discredited by international scientists.
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A State of Emergency has been declared and curfews put in place.
# protests - Sunday 11 August, 2013
A group of protesters staged a series of peaceful, silent demonstrations outside the gates of the Dáil in the weeks leading up to its summer break – each member reading a book chosen to “send a message”. Some of them have been sharing their choices with TheJournal.ie…
# protests - Friday 26 July, 2013
The Arab world’s most populous country has been rocked by violence that killed some 200 people since the army ousted Morsi on 3 July.
# protests - Wednesday 24 July, 2013
Despite his popularity, the pope has faced protests over the $53 million spent on organising his visit and World Youth Day.
# protests - Tuesday 23 July, 2013
The pontiff wanted to “pass through its great heart”.
# protests - Wednesday 17 July, 2013
Under proposed reforms, thousands of civil servants in Greece will have eight months to find new posts or accept those offered to them. Otherwise, they would lose their job.
# protests - Tuesday 16 July, 2013
Nihad Fottouh is living in Cairo and participated in the January protests. She says the recent violence has made residents desperate for security, a stable government, and an Egypt with economic and international balance.
Unions have called for a one-day national mobilisation against the axing re-deployment of thousands of civil servants.
# protests - Tuesday 9 July, 2013
Two abortion protests are making the news today ahead of the Dáil vote on abortion legislation tomorrow. Are they crossing the line with their tactics?
# protests - Friday 5 July, 2013
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The military said it supported the right to peaceful protest, but warned that violence would “harm social peace”.
# protests - Wednesday 3 July, 2013
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# protests - Tuesday 2 July, 2013
The protests around the Confederations Cup have raised grave questions over Brazil’s readiness to stage the World Cup
Meanwhile, US president Barack Obama has called Mohamed Morsi to express his concern about ongoing unrest.
# protests - Friday 28 June, 2013
Could the demonstrations in South America’s largest country spread across the continent just like with the Arab Spring, asks Fergal Browne – who says Argentina and Brazil are not all that different.
# protests - Friday 21 June, 2013
Local media reported today that football’s world governing body may call time on the World Cup warm-up tournament.