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#Protest

# protest - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

'For us, this is nonsense': Yellow vest protesters slam Macron's 'crumbs' speech

After three weeks of large scale protests, Macron announced last night that the minimum wage would be increased.

# protest - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Tourist sites closed and 8,000 police officers deployed to prevent repeat of 'yellow vest' riot

A number of tourist sites will be closed in Paris today ahead of more demonstrations.

# protest - Monday 3 December, 2018

The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters

Around 1,000 students shouting “Macron resign!” demonstrated in the city of Nice today – some wearing high-vis jackets.

# protest - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Explainer: Who are France's 'yellow vest' protesters and what are they looking for?

Protesters have called for another demonstration to take place on the Champs-Elysees today.

'We want to send a clear message': Thousands expected to take part in Dublin housing protest today

Today’s protest coincides with the anniversary of Jonathan Corrie who died near the Dáil four years ago.

# protest - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

From The42 Boca Juniors go on strike over Copa Libertadores final Protest

Boca Juniors go on strike over Copa Libertadores final

No decision has been made on a date or venue for the second leg of a clash with River Plate.

# protest - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Paris police use tear gas and water cannon on anti-Macron tax protesters

Tens of thousands are expected on the streets of Paris today to protest against rising fuel prices and tax measures.

# protest - Saturday 17 November, 2018

'People are sick and tired': Grassroots groups hold day of action ahead of housing protest next month

Since the summer, the country has seen a rise in housing activists taking action to raise awareness over housing issues.

# protest - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'Clothes are not consent': Thongs hung up at Spire to protest use of clothing as rape trial evidence

The protest was organised by ROSA and Solidarity-People Before Profit TD Ruth Coppinger.

# protest - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Campaigners claim half a million marched in London to call for new Brexit vote

If accurate, it would make it the largest demonstration since the protest against the Iraq war in 2003.

# protest - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

OPINION: Oisín Coulter of Take Back the City says the housing crisis is not a natural disaster Opinion This post contains videos

OPINION: Oisín Coulter of Take Back the City says the housing crisis is not a natural disaster

The Take Back the City activist tells us the group’s main aims and offers potential solutions to the current housing crisis.

# protest - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Owners of Dublin building occupied by protesters say it is 'not safe'

The building at Belvedere Place was occupied on 8 September.

# protest - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Take Back the City protesters on why they've taken to the streets

Activists cite rent, gentrification and community as reasons for joining the movement.

# protest - Monday 24 September, 2018

'It's a weird side-effect': Activist hopes PigeonGate video will bring attention to housing movement

Footage shared at the weekend showed one man abusing the protesters and another in his group threw a pigeon head at them.

# protest - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'Compliments and commendations don't put meals on tables': Defence Forces families march on Leinster House

The government insists work is under way to address pay and conditions of Defence Forces personnel.

'Give our defence forces a living wage': Why I'm marching on the Dáil today

Dr Tom Clonan outlines his reasons for protesting at Leinster House today.

# protest - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Postmasters to march on the Dáil over closure of 159 Post Offices

Postmasters are accusing An Post of ripping the economic heart out of rural Ireland.

# protest - Monday 17 September, 2018

Justice minister supports legislation to ban photographing gardaí in the course of their duties

Charlie Flanagan said gardaí are “the bulwark between civilised society and a breakdown in law and order”.

Labour's Brendan Howlin says Take Back The City is something 'he wouldn't be associated with'

Howlin yesterday faced down members of his own party at Labour’s think-in in Drogheda.

# protest - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Commissioner says form of garda attire at North Frederick Street protest 'was not correct'

Leo Varadkar defended the actions of gardaí and the decision to cover their faces.

# protest - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Housing activists block traffic in Dublin during sit-down protest against Frederick Street eviction

Hundreds gathered to protest the eviction of a group from a vacant property in North Fredrick Street.

'Your daddy is a horrible person': Protesters criticised for shouting at Jacob Rees-Mogg's children

A video uploaded to Facebook yesterday showed protesters outside the pro-Brexit MP’s home.

# protest - Sunday 9 September, 2018

From The42 'Wow, NFL first game ratings are way down' - Kneeling protests resume as Trump warns of ratings fall Protest

'Wow, NFL first game ratings are way down' - Kneeling protests resume as Trump warns of ratings fall

Miami Dolphins’ Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson kneeled during the anthem, while Robert Quinn raised a fist.

# protest - Sunday 2 September, 2018

From The42 Man United fans pay for anti-Woodward banner to fly over Turf Moor Protest

Man United fans pay for anti-Woodward banner to fly over Turf Moor

“Ed Woodward a specialist in failure,” it read.

# protest - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Giant balloon of London mayor in bikini flies over London 'in retaliation' to 'Trump Baby'

It follows activists flying a giant balloon depicting US President Donald Trump as a baby during protests in July against his UK visit.

# protest - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Merkel says 'hate in the streets' has no place in Germany following violent far-right rally

At least 20 people were injured yesterday during a far-right rally in the Germany city of Chemnitz.

# protest - Monday 27 August, 2018

Several injured in German far-right rally after knife killing sparks further violence

Hundreds of riot police separated the noisy crowd from more than 1,000 anti-fascist counter-protesters.

# protest - Friday 17 August, 2018

Palestinian border protesters shot dead by Israeli troops

At least 171 Gazans have been killed by Israeli fire since late March.

'Summerhill was the tip of the iceberg': Housing activists take over second property in Dublin

Activists are now occupying 34 North Frederick Street in Dublin’s north inner city.

# protest - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Activists occupying vacant property in Dublin 'still committed to action' despite a legal threat

A number of housing groups have occupied 35 Summerhill Parade since last Wednesday evening.

# protest - Friday 10 August, 2018

From The42 NFL players have come up with a new way to protest during the anthem Won't Back Down

NFL players have come up with a new way to protest during the anthem

A number of players raised their fists in protest during the exhibition games, while some continued to take a knee.

# protest - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'It shows how angry people are': Occupation of inner-city terraced house enters second day

The occupation followed a protest on Dublin’s O’Connell Street yesterday evening.

# protest - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Gun traders say regulations are 'driving law-abiding dealers out of business'

A protest is due to take place outside garda headquarters in Dublin today.

# protest - Thursday 19 July, 2018

One of Macron's bodyguards is being investigated for beating a protester

A probe has begun into possible charges of violence by a public official, and of pretending to be a policeman.

# protest - Monday 16 July, 2018

Stand-off between gardaí and locals at protest against clinic which 'treats sex offenders'

The gates to the clinic were shut with bike locks, which had to be removed by gardaí.

# protest - Monday 9 July, 2018

Pride in London organisers 'sorry' over 'anti-trans' protest

Pride in London said the group “forced their way to the front of the parade”.

# protest - Friday 6 July, 2018

Giant 'Trump Baby' blimp given permission to fly over London during US president's visit

The six-metre orange balloon, which shows the president wearing a nappy, will fly near parliament.

# protest - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Woman arrested after scaling Statue of Liberty to protest US immigration policy

She is now facing multiple federal charges including trespassing and disorderly conduct.

# protest - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Posters and postcards show how Irish suffragists were 'ridiculed and feared'

The fascinating documents are on show until September.

# protest - Saturday 30 June, 2018

'Pride will only cease to be a protest when there is nothing left to fight for'

Even if you view Pride as nothing more than a celebration, it is still a protest, writes Danny Rigg.

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