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#Violence

# violence - Monday 15 January, 2018

Man who poured boiling water over his partner in front of their children given suspended sentence

Judge Martin Nolan said it was a “despicable” and “cowardly act” but he said he did not believe it merited a jail sentence.

# violence - 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.

# violence - 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.

# violence - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Children suffered a shocking scale of violence in conflict zones in 2017, Unicef warns

In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight.

# violence - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Instead of asking 'Why didn't she leave', ask 'Why did he hit her?' - domestic violence survivor Emma Murphy This post contains videos

Instead of asking 'Why didn't she leave', ask 'Why did he hit her?' - domestic violence survivor

Emma Murphy said the gardaí involved in her case were “amazing” and she “can’t thank them enough”.

# violence - Friday 8 December, 2017

Violence worsens in Israel as thousands clash in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision

The Israeli military has deployed hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank.

# violence - Sunday 26 November, 2017

'A knife was pulled on me for refusing a prescription': GPs want more protection from violent patients HSE

'A knife was pulled on me for refusing a prescription': GPs want more protection from violent patients

A union representing GPs say there’s been an increase in the number of attacks on their members over the past several years; GPs want the HSE to put a process in place to protect staff and patients.

# violence - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'Alarming': Attacks on mental health staff went from 11 in 2015 to 149 so far this year

The HSE says that it takes the safety of staff seriously and works to continually improve this.

# violence - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

People warned that small weed or cocaine habits are fuelling violent crime Intimidation This post contains videos

People warned that small weed or cocaine habits are fuelling violent crime

“Often people who engage with recreational drug use do not see the link with organised crime and intimidation.”

# violence - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Trump calls Las Vegas shooter 'sick' and 'demented man'

Trump has labelled the Sunday night shooting at an outdoor music festival an “act of pure evil”.

Government minister Halligan says Ireland needs to call in Spanish ambassador to condemn police violence

A new poll, meanwhile, suggests that most Irish people think that Catalans should be allowed to pursue independence from Spain.

# violence - Monday 2 October, 2017

Poll: Should the Irish government criticise the intervention of Spanish police in Catalonia's referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Irish government criticise the intervention of Spanish police in Catalonia's referendum?

The aggressive intervention of the Spanish police in the weekend’s referendum has been criticised by many European leaders.

Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum

The controversial referendum saw violent scenes as Spanish police attempted to prevent the poll from taking place.

# violence - Saturday 30 September, 2017

'I've had to face the harsh reality that exists in America: black people are not safe'

Playwright Keith Wallace writes about racial inequality, police brutality, and the trauma it inflicts on minority communities in America.

# violence - 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.

# violence - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Over 100 high-risk prisoners escaped a British island prison during Hurricane Irma

As many as 60 have yet to be recaptured.

Police 'failed' in releasing violent offender who killed his partner three days later

Sean Hegarty, who had more than 70 convictions, was jailed for the murder of Caron Smyth and her friend Finbar McGrillen.

# violence - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Myanmar of “genocide” against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

# violence - Thursday 31 August, 2017

From The42 World 800m champion suffering 'unspeakable psychological damage' after attack Violence

World 800m champion suffering 'unspeakable psychological damage' after attack

Pierre-Ambroise Bosse sustained “multiple facial fractures” as a result of the incident.

# violence - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Protesters clash in Phoenix as Trump defends his response to Charlottesville violence

Trump made his comments during a rally in Phoenix, Arizona.

# violence - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Candidate shot dead as Venezuelans line up to vote in controversial election

Locals have reported troops firing at buildings and people in the capital as tensions escalate.

# violence - 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”.

Teenager pregnant from rape jailed for murder after stillbirth in El Salvador

Evelyn Beatriz Hernandez Cruz faces a 30-year sentence.

# violence - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped'

Men, women and children in South Sudan have been shot, hacked to death with machetes and burnt alive.

# violence - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Woman in India attacked with acid for fifth time

The 35-year-old was previously allegedly gangraped over a property dispute.

# violence - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

1,800 extra police officers to carry Tasers amid increase in violent crime

Knife crime offences have risen by 24% in London in the last year, compared with 2015-2016.

# violence - Friday 19 May, 2017

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters Washington This post contains videos

US facing calls to act after Turkish guards use violence on protesters

Both Republicans and Democrats say there must be consequences for the guards’ actions.

# violence - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Gangland victim James Gately to make full recovery despite being shot through the neck

He was shot four times as he sat in a car at a Topaz garage in north Dublin last week.

# violence - Friday 5 May, 2017

Boy killed after mob tries to lynch Hindu man charged with blasphemy

The mob attacked a police station in Balochistan, Pakistan where the Hindu man was being detained.

# violence - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Facebook is adding 3,000 staff to root out videos of murders

In a post published today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the move was being made to make the social media site safer.

# violence - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Spurs fan attacked by fellow supporter after 'being mistaken for Chelsea fan'

Doctors are concerned the 23-year-old may have sustained lasting damage to his eyesight.

'Staff who have been seriously assaulted cannot get a conviction': Prison officers call for more support

POA general secretary John Clinton said that reduced staffing levels were increasing the risk for serving officers.

# violence - 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.

# violence - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

From The42 Ugly scenes in Madrid as Leicester City fans clash with Spanish police Violence This post contains videos

Ugly scenes in Madrid as Leicester City fans clash with Spanish police

There have been a number of arrests ahead of the English club’s Champions League quarter-final with Atletico Madrid.

# violence - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Six arrested over 'brutal' assault on teenage asylum seeker in London

A 17-year-old boy sustained serious head injuries in the attack.

Judge rejects Trump's defence against claim he incited violence at rally

Two women and a man say they were shoved and punched by audience members at Trump’s command.

# violence - Monday 13 March, 2017

Maimed, killed, recruited as executioners - Violence against children in Syria at its worst in 2016

At least 652 children were killed last year – a 20% increase from 2015.

# violence - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

'It was a gruesome scene': Teenager arrested for allegedly decapitating mother in US

Authorities found the 18-year-old with his mother’s severed head in one hand and a knife in the other.

# violence - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Teen who repeatedly kicked his mother in head pleads guilty to dealing cocaine

The youth subjected his mother to a series of serious domestic violence incidents, leaving her fearing for her life.

# violence - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Over 150 people march in Shankill against spate of sex attacks

The Take Back the Night march is a community effort against violence.

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