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# 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 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.

# violence - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Kinahan vs Hutch: The latest chapters in a bloody feud

Another killing in a deadly feud. Is there an end in sight?

# violence - Monday 25 April, 2016

Can Ireland continue to operate without an armed police force?

Rank-and-file gardaí will discuss their concerns about armed cover at the Garda Representative Association annual conference.

# violence - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Fundraising page set up to pay for funeral of innocent father-of-three shot dead in Dublin city centre

The 24-year-old father of three was shot dead in Dublin last week.

# violence - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Family of Martin O'Rourke will visit Sheriff St after funeral to thank locals for support

The 24-year-old was gunned down in Dublin’s north inner city last Thursday in a case of mistaken identity.

# violence - Monday 18 April, 2016

From The42 Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers hit with FAI charges after violent clashes between fans Off-field Trouble This post contains videos

Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers hit with FAI charges after violent clashes between fans

The two SSE Airtricity League clubs will face disciplinary hearings later this week.

# violence - Monday 28 March, 2016

Young girl decapitated in random attack

Police report that the incident appears to be a random attack.

# violence - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Take a walk through Kangemi slum, where Nairobi's poorest fight to survive

Unemployment is high, addiction is rife, and most women are victims of some form of violence – but somehow they find the strength to carry on.

# violence - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Playwright opens up about her father beating her as a child: ‘There was always a reason’

Marion Wyatt described how her mother would keep a notebook of the children’s behaviour if her father was away at work.

# violence - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Trump, violence and one of the nastiest presidential campaigns ever

Rowdy standoffs between pro- and anti-Trump protesters — often with a racial edge to them — appear to have become the norm at rallies.

# violence - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Secret service agents jump on stage at Trump rally after scuffle Chaotic Scenes This post contains videos

Secret service agents jump on stage at Trump rally after scuffle

Yesterday the Republican presidential frontrunner cancelled a rally in Chicago due to a huge protest.

# violence - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Sinn Féin councillor clarifies that comments were not calling for a ‘return to violence’

Tony McCaul made the comments over the weekend as part of a Facebook thread.

Palestinian attacker kills US tourist in stabbing spree along Tel Aviv's waterfront Rampage This post contains videos

Palestinian attacker kills US tourist in stabbing spree along Tel Aviv's waterfront

It comes amid a cycle of violence that’s left 184 Palestinians and 28 Israelis dead.

# violence - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Drug dealers are even targeting users' mothers to tighten their grip of fear

A new survey has brought this intimidation light.

# violence - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Poll: Would legalising cannabis reduce gangland crime? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would legalising cannabis reduce gangland crime?

Aaron McKenna discussed the possibility of legalising cannabis to remove power from these dangerous gangs – what do you think?

# violence - Sunday 7 February, 2016

What’s it like to live in the world’s most violent city?

Criminal activity is widespread in Venezuela’s capital city, causing insecurity among both rich and poor.

# violence - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Two Israelis jailed for life for burning Palestinian teen alive

16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir was snatched from the street and killed in 2014.

# violence - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Plan to combat domestic violence will 'make Ireland a safer place for women and men'

There’ll be extra training for gardaí and a nationwide awareness campaign.

# violence - 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.

# violence - Thursday 14 January, 2016

English man jailed for life for “barbaric” murder of his two-week old daughter

“It is almost impossible to believe that anyone could subject a tiny baby to such a disgusting attack, let alone her own father.”

# violence - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

'I've been punched, kicked, scratched - if I stay I'll be killed': Stories of Ireland's abused men

More than 2,000 men each year contact a service for male victims of domestic abuse in Ireland.

# violence - Thursday 3 December, 2015

‘Prostitution happens a lot, but what can you do? You have to eat’

A new report identifies that women and girls with disabilities are “a particularly at risk group for sexual violence” during humanitarian crises.

# violence - Sunday 29 November, 2015

At least 100 arrested at Paris climate change protest

The UN Climate Summit begins on Monday morning and will run until Friday 11 December.

# violence - Friday 27 November, 2015

Across Paris graffiti artists send message of defiance to attackers

The attacks earlier this month left 130 dead and hundreds more injured.

# violence - Monday 9 November, 2015

A riot is ongoing at an Australian migrant detention centre

The incident started yesterday afternoon.