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# protest - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Thousands rally in Belarus after opposition protester's death

A former soldier died in Belarus after he was arrested in the capital earlier this week.

# protest - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Thai police use water cannon to stop pro-democracy march to palace

Student-led rallies are calling for the removal of Thailand’s head of government.

# protest - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House

Scattered protests also took place from Seattle to New York City, but across the US there were no signs of widespread unrest.

# protest - Monday 2 November, 2020

Gardaí launch investigation after anti-mask protesters filmed berating Luas passengers

The incident happened earlier this evening.

# protest - Monday 26 October, 2020

Investigation launched into organisers of protest outside Dublin garda station

The protest related to the arrest of a man on foot of a bench warrant earlier in the day.

# protest - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Thai protesters rally in their thousands ahead of parliamentary debate

The demonstration took place in Bangkok’s shopping district.

# protest - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Bangkok shuts down transport systems as protests continue

Pro-democracy activists have been using social media to assemble major rallies in Thailand’s capital.

# protest - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Dublin taxi drivers 'working 10-12 hours for less than €50 or €60'

A number of taxi groups protested outside Leinster House today.

# protest - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Irish journalist: I spent the last five years covering Hong Kong, but then my visa was declined

Irish journalist Aaron Mc Nicholas has returned from the territory and here, he documents the daily challenges faced by journalists and other activists in a politically tense Hong Kong.

# protest - Monday 28 September, 2020

Ex-Debenhams workers occupy Waterford store

Workers from around the country have been protesting since April in a dispute over redundancy terms.

# protest - Friday 25 September, 2020

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'I've never felt so low in my life': Jedward speak about impact of pandemic on mental health

The twins also hit out at conspiracy theorists and people who refuse to wear face masks.

# protest - Sunday 20 September, 2020

100,000 join march as protests continue in Belarus

Protests began on August 9 after a disputed election result.

# protest - Friday 18 September, 2020

Calls for Van Morrison to be stripped of city honour

The musician was given freedom of the city of Belfast in 2013.

# protest - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

'Families have suffered enough': Emotional scenes outside the Dáil as publicans demand 'fair play'

The pubs have been given the green light to reopen on 21 September.

# protest - Sunday 6 September, 2020

New York grand jury to investigate 'spit hood' death in Rochester

Daniel Prude died after being hooded and held down by Rochester police earlier this year.

# protest - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

FactCheck: Does this photo show a protest against Covid-19 restrictions in South Korea?

Posts on social media have represented anti-government protests in Seoul as anti-coronavirus restrictions.

# protest - Thursday 27 August, 2020

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Lakers, Clippers vote to abandon NBA season - reports

The meeting followed the Milwaukee Bucks’ boycott of their first round playoff game against the Orlando Magic.

# protest - Monday 17 August, 2020

Brazilian indigenous protesters block highway through Amazon demanding help against Covid-19

Brazil has the second-highest number of infections and deaths in the pandemic, after the US.

# protest - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Debenhams workers postpone Saturday protest pending settlement talks

The workers are calling on the liquidation process to be frozen or extended until after the Covid-19 crisis.

# protest - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Thousands of US workers walk out in 'Strike for Black Lives'

Employees from a broad range of industries briefly walked off their jobs in a call to end “systemic racism”.

# protest - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

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James McClean frustrated by lack of support following nine years of abuse

The Ireland and Stoke winger has received racial and sectarian abuse.

# protest - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Taoiseach says Debenhams has treated its Irish workers 'very badly'

Some 1,500 Debenhams workers in Ireland have lost their jobs.

# protest - Saturday 4 July, 2020

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FIA gives green light to Mercedes’ controversial steering system

Hamilton was quickest in both practice sessions, finishing two tenths clear of his team-mate Valtteri Bottas.

# protest - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

CityJet's Dublin pilots to protest at airline's Irish HQ

Fórsa says it has put forward a range of proposals aimed at securing pilot roles in Dublin

# protest - Saturday 20 June, 2020

A 'number of people' injured in terror-related stabbing in English park

The incident is believed to be terror-related.

# protest - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police

Hundreds of people converged on Parliament Square in London today after far-right groups, including Britain First, called on supporters to guard the monuments.

# protest - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'From the moment a hate crime is reported, the hate element is filtered out by the system'

Grace Tierney of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties is living in the US through lockdown and witnessing the Black Lives Matter protest. She says Ireland must ask itself the hard questions.

# protest - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

'Cruel and reckless': NY governor slams Trump over claims about protester (75) who was hospitalised by police

The president attempted to cast doubt on footage showing police in the city of Buffalo shoving the man.

# protest - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Hundreds of people gather for Black Lives Matter protest at the US embassy

Thousands are expected to gather at the US Embassy today at 3pm.

Explainer: Why is a new law in Hong Kong about the Chinese national anthem so controversial?

The law was approved by Hong Kong legislators on Thursday.

# protest - Thursday 4 June, 2020

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Snooker player Alfie Burden takes a knee at start of Championship League match

Burden lost his first game 3-0 to Ryan Day.

# protest - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Black Lives Matter protest still set to go ahead on Saturday after separate demonstration cancelled

A protest on Saturday is still scheduled to go ahead, despite concerns from health officials.

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German FA takes no action against Jadon Sancho over George Floyd protest

In a statement, the Bundesliga confirmed it would take ‘no proceedings’ against the player.

'Large gatherings are dangerous': Harris says planned anti-racism march should be cancelled

A garda investigation into Monday’s protest is underway.

# protest - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Nissan workers burn tyres at gate of Barcelona factory after closure announced

There will be 3,000 job losses with 20,000 families expected to be affected in Spain’s Catalonia region.

Three politicians ejected from Hong Kong chamber amid China anthem debate

One of the politicians was forcibly carried out of the legislative chamber by security forces.

# protest - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Thousands of protesters gather in Hong Kong before legislators debate national anthem law

In the Central business district, police shot pepper balls at protesters and searched several people.

# protest - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

'We're asking for the government's help': Debenhams staff stage protest outside Dáil

The closure of the Irish branches of Debenhams saw the loss of 2,000 jobs.

# protest - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Gardaí restrict access to Phoenix Park due to planned anti-lockdown protest

A ‘March for Freedom’ protest was planned in the Park at 2pm today.

# protest - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

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'Deceived by Debenhams': Workers urge government to save their jobs ahead of liquidation hearing

Some 500 people logged onto Zoom this afternoon for an e-rally in support of the Debenhams workers.

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