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#Violence

# 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.

# violence - Thursday 16 February, 2017

From The42 Russian hooligans reveal how they're preparing for next year's World Cup in new BBC documentary Violent Scenes This post contains videos

Russian hooligans reveal how they're preparing for next year's World Cup in new BBC documentary

Filmmaker Alex Stockley von Statzer travels to the tournament’s host nation to speak to members of notorious firms.

# violence - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Violence at French protest over alleged police truncheon rape

Theo, a 22-year-old black youth worker, required surgery after his arrest on 2 February.

Anger management classes could help stem violence among young men

Call for services to better tackle the ‘changing culture of violence’ in Irish society.

# violence - Monday 23 January, 2017

From The42 Togo fans attack player's home after Cup loss Violence

Togo fans attack player's home after Cup loss

The 38-year-old was blamed by Togolese fans for his role in the 3-1 defeat to Morocco.

# violence - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'The good name of the area is being dragged down': Four months, four murders in west Dublin estates

There is concern in the area about the level of violent crime in recent months.

# violence - Monday 16 January, 2017

26 dead as gangs behead inmates in Brazilian prison massacre

Officials said members of two drug gangs clashed violently after coming out of different parts of the prison.

# violence - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Indian police say there is 'no evidence' of mass sexual assaults on New Year's Eve

Local reports featured testimony and photos of victims cowering from their attackers or fleeing for safety.

# violence - Saturday 31 December, 2016

NWCI criticises €1m campaign against domestic violence, but minister says it's backed by research

The National Women’s Council has criticised the focus on the domestic violence campaign being on the bystander.

# violence - Friday 9 December, 2016

Woman says partner kidnapped and raped her after she left him

She alleged that the man regularly beat her and locked her and their children in their apartment for hours at a time.

# violence - Monday 5 December, 2016

'Daddy bit Mummy's face - I was scared': Report gives voice to kids in abusive homes

A report today highlighted the devastating impact living in an abusive environment can have on every part of a child’s life.

# violence - Monday 14 November, 2016

Missing Mexican priest found alive with "notable signs of torture"

Two priests have been killed in recent months in the eastern state of Veracruz.

'After six years, I want to give a voice to my murdered daughter'

A major domestic violence conference kicks off in Dublin today.

# violence - Thursday 20 October, 2016

"If you touch one of us, we all react" - Women react to brutal rape and slaying of teenager

Student Lucia Perez was allegedly raped and impaled on a spike by drug dealers.

# violence - Friday 7 October, 2016

Four stabbings in three days as gardaí called to two incidents last night

Two incidents occurred last night in Waterford city and Dundalk, Co Louth.

# violence - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

From The42 Swedish football match abandoned after masked pitch invader assaults goalkeeper Violence This post contains videos

Swedish football match abandoned after masked pitch invader assaults goalkeeper

Ostersunds stopper Aly Keita was chased and struck by the man before players and stewards intervened.

# violence - Monday 15 August, 2016

Court refuses to release a woman pardoned for shooting dead her abusive husband

Jacqueline Sauvage received a pardon from French President Francois Hollande.

# violence - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Librarian in her 70s shot dead in police seminar on how to use a gun

Mary Knowlton was participating in a role-playing exercise when an officer mistakenly shot her.

# violence - Friday 22 July, 2016

Video shows police slam teacher to the ground while saying blacks have 'violent tendencies' Texas This post contains videos

Video shows police slam teacher to the ground while saying blacks have 'violent tendencies'

The video of the incident, which happened in 2015, was not made public until yesterday.

# violence - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Poll: Should there be mandatory sentences for assaults on gardaí? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be mandatory sentences for assaults on gardaí?

Representatives say current legislation is not enough of a deterrent for violent criminals.

# violence - Monday 11 July, 2016

Water cannon and tear gas used against fans in Paris after Euro 2016 final last night

Around 40 people were arrested after clashes with police during the final last night.

# violence - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Pregnant teenage girl with 26 convictions jailed after 'stamping and kicking man's head 15 times'

Fifteen months of her three-year sentence has been suspended.

# violence - Monday 27 June, 2016

Ten stabbed as neo-Nazis and anarchists clash in California

The event was staged by a white-supremacist, anti-immigration group called the Traditionalist Worker Party.

# violence - 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.

# violence - Monday 20 June, 2016

Six dead, hundreds injured after gunmen open fire on Mexican teachers' protest

The protest was against educational reform.

Man has part of ear bitten off as 58 people arrested during Donegal rally weekend

The arrests were made as part of a four-day operation.

# violence - Saturday 18 June, 2016

From The42 More unrest in Marseille as Hungarian supporters clash with police inside stadium Same Old Story

More unrest in Marseille as Hungarian supporters clash with police inside stadium

It’s the second time there’s been unsavoury scenes at the Stade Velodrome during Euro 2016.

Video: Radiohead fans attacked by Islamists at album release party in Turkey

Customers were attacked for listening to music and drinking alcohol during Ramadan.

# violence - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Most people in Ireland trust gardaí but many victims feel they won't do anything

A survey published this morning shows all groups in society believe sexual offences should be the main priority for gardaí.

# violence - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Taoiseach holds meeting with north-inner city residents over gangland shootings

The Taoiseach, Tánaiste and a number of Ministers attended the meeting to hear from local residents.

# violence - Friday 10 June, 2016

From The42 More crowd trouble in Marseille ahead of England's clash with Russia Violence

More crowd trouble in Marseille ahead of England's clash with Russia

Police were forced to fire tear gas for the second successive day.

# violence - Monday 30 May, 2016

Most Irish people would support emergency internment for gangland suspects to combat gun violence

The findings result from a new poll conducted for TheJournal.ie by Claire Byrne Live and Amárach Research.

# violence - Sunday 29 May, 2016

New documentary asks what turned these teenagers into killers

Some of the most brutal murders in this country were carried out by teens who showed little remorse afterwards.

# violence - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Second man arrested over shooting of Ciara Sheehan in Cork

The family of Ciara Sheehan released a photograph of the 21-year-old in hospital.

# violence - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Belfast shooting: Partner of man shot dead in car says his killers are 'cowards'

“He was set-up, it is the only way they could have got him, they have tried time and time again.”

# violence - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Minister vows to crackdown on "evil and sinister" Kinahan-Hutch gangs

Minister Frances Fitzgerald said tagging some criminals will be permitted under new legislation.

# violence - Sunday 1 May, 2016

"We don’t want that to be normal for our kids - to see guards in balaclavas with machine guns"

In the aftermath of the gangland shootings, the community in Dublin’s inner city is looking for change.