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# dissent - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

From The42 English FA introduces sin bins to tackle dissent in grassroots football Punishment

English FA introduces sin bins to tackle dissent in grassroots football

The governing body started piloting sin bins two seasons ago and then extended the trial to 31 leagues last year.

# dissent - Monday 25 September, 2017

Co-leader of far-right party quits just hours after German election breakthrough

Citing “dissent” with more hardline colleagues, Petry dropped her bombshell at a morning party press conference.

# dissent - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

From The42 Dortmund players confront angry fans as relegation woes continue Dissent

Dortmund players confront angry fans as relegation woes continue

The 2011 and 2012 German champions are in danger of being relegated for the first time since 1972.

# dissent - Monday 8 April, 2013

Column: Criticism of Eamon Gilmore has been very personal and extremely unjust

Opinion polls come and go, but the public are missing the real achievements of the Labour party in government, writes Rory Geraghty.

# dissent - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Putin hails Pussy Riot jail terms: report

“It was right to arrest them… one cannot undermine the moral foundations [and] break up the country,” Putin said today.

# dissent - Monday 20 August, 2012

Pussy Riot will not ask Putin for pardon: lawyer

The three women told their lawyer: “Let them go to hell with their pardon”.

# dissent - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Madonna calls for Pussy Riot pardon

The singer said it would be a tragedy if the three women received a lengthy sentence for their anti-Vladimir Putin protest.

# dissent - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Pussy Riot supporters hope Madonna will back campaign

Madonna is due to perform in Moscow next week and supporters of the guerrilla protest group hope she will speak out against the trial.

# dissent - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Column: Are we as a Catholic Church not mature enough to listen to others?

The Vatican is investigating Fr Tony Flannery over his liberal views. But censorship is not a Christian solution, writes Fr Jimmy McPhillips.

# dissent - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Clashes continue in Syria despite UN statement

The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire to allow dialogue aimed at resolving the crisis and to allow humanitarian aid in.

# dissent - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Arming Syrian opposition would 'contribute to civil war situation' - Tánaiste

Eamon Gilmore was speaking as EU foreign ministers agreed further sanctions on Syria but there is no sign of military intervention of any sort.

# dissent - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Arab League halts observer mission in Syria

The mission sharply criticised the regime of President Bashar Assad for the escalating violence which has killed at least 80 people across the country.

# dissent - Monday 28 November, 2011

Children tortured, killed during Syrian regime's crackdown: UN

UN Human Rights Council says its investigation into human rights abuse claims has found that at least 256 children were killed and that some were tortured to death.

# dissent - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Government condemns violence against Egyptian protesters in Tahrir Square

Speaking in the Dáil, Minister Seán Sherlock said the government had “deep concern” over the violence – but ruled out international intervention saying that “it is for Egyptians themselves to determine their own future”.

# dissent - Saturday 12 November, 2011

Arab League suspends Syria's membership over crackdown

League putting pressure on Syrian government to stop using violence against its civilians – as it had agreed to do under a recent peace deal.

# dissent - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

China gives dissident artist Ai WeiWei a €1.7m tax bill

Chinese artists and vocal rights activist Ai WeiWei has been ordered to pay €1.7 million in alleged back taxes – a move he says is an attempt to silence him.

# dissent - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

UN puts protest deaths at 2,200 as Syria disputes fact-finding report

Seven people were reportedly killed after a UN fact-finding mission left the restive city of Homs yesterday. The UN has criticised Syria for restricting the mission’s access.