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# protestors - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Thousands of Sudan protesters have spent days camped outside army headquarters

It is the largest rally since protests erupted following a three-fold increase in bread prices in December.

# protestors - Friday 29 March, 2019

Brexiteers take to the streets of London in protest over leaving date delays

Britain was originally due to leave the European Union today.

# protestors - Thursday 7 February, 2019

France recalls ambassador to Italy after minister meets 'yellow vest' protestors

This move lays bare the tensions between the two historic allies.

# protestors - Friday 30 June, 2017

Tight security as Hong Kong celebrates 20 years since British handover

Demonstrators gathered in one area chanting: “End one-party dictatorship.”

# protestors - Sunday 29 January, 2017

In photos: Trump's travel ban sparks protests in airports across the US

Protesters chanted “Love, Not Hate, Makes America Great” and “Say It Loud, Say it Clear, Muslims Are Welcome Here”.

# protestors - Thursday 15 January, 2015

"40 gardaí and 20 protesters": Claims of heavy-handed policing denied after 8 arrests

Gardaí are denying that they were heavy handed during the incident.

# protestors - Monday 29 September, 2014

Hong Kong protesters stay on streets despite tear gas and riot police

It’s reported that 41 people had been treated in hospital for injuries sustained during the protests

# protestors - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Clare Daly says gardaí at Corrib gas site are the “hired hands" of Shell

The Taoiseach said that it was “professional” protestors who had “caused the trouble”.

# protestors - Saturday 7 June, 2014

With five days to go, police fire tear gas at striking train workers in Brazil

There were scuffles in Sao Paulo while demonstrators blocked the streets and the national team was booed.

# protestors - Thursday 27 March, 2014

BAI says that Bryan Dobson wasn't being biased when he called protestors ‘idiots’ Fair And Balanced This post contains videos

BAI says that Bryan Dobson wasn't being biased when he called protestors ‘idiots’

The BAI did acknowledged that Dobson “could have handled the situation in a better manner”.

# protestors - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Bryan Dobson ‘never meant to cause offence’ when he called protestors ‘idiots’

The RTÉ presenter has issued a statement following criticism of remarks he made on-air last night.

# protestors - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everybody’s talking about exiting the bailout, the end of the Dáil term and Nelson Mandela’s birthday.

# protestors - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Rabbitte confronted by protestors in Dublin city centre pub

The Communications Minister was followed into by anti-austerity protestors before gardaí intervened earlier this evening.

# protestors - Sunday 9 June, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Simon Cowell egging

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# protestors - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Man released from custody after Hogan's car windscreen smashed

A spokesperson for the minister described the incident as “thuggery”.

# protestors - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Two Cork City Councillors arrested during bank protest

They were among five people arrested after refusing to leave a Bank of Ireland when asked by gardaí.

# protestors - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Cork City Councillor defends protest that disrupted meeting

The meeting was abandoned after household charge protestors unfurled banners and shouted slogans from the public gallery.

# protestors - Friday 10 August, 2012

Rossport campaigners under 24 hour surveillance

A report from the private security company employed by Shell EP Ireland included details and movements of people in the camp.

# protestors - Thursday 22 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge 6 political activist celebrities (other than George Clooney) Jailbird Celebs This post contains images

6 political activist celebrities (other than George Clooney)

These temporary jailbirds put their star power behind issues from the Vietnam War to nuclear power.

# protestors - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Clashes as anti-Putin protestors take to streets in Moscow

Police clashed with protestors opposed to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow yesterday. Thousands of people gathered to accuse his party of rigging the weekend’s parliamentary election.

# protestors - Friday 11 November, 2011

Irish Gaza protestors return home

The remaining activists had been detained by Israeli authorities after attempting to break the blockade of Gaza.

# protestors - Thursday 10 November, 2011

WATCH: What's Occupy Dame Street all about? Vox Pop This post contains videos

WATCH: What's Occupy Dame Street all about?

The people camping out at the Central Bank and their supporters explain why they are there…

# protestors - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Just one in ten protesters stays overnight at St Pauls camp

Video footage captured using thermal imaging showed that only 10 per cent of Occupy London protestors outside St Paul’s Cathedral stayed there last night. But what about Occupy Dublin?

# protestors - Sunday 9 October, 2011

Demonstrators pepper-sprayed in Washington museum

Police used pepper spray to repel the protesters, who entered the National Air and Space Museum in Washington to demonstrate yesterday.

# protestors - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Bahraini teenager killed during protests

Relatives of a 14-year-old boy in Bahrain have said the teenager died after police fired a tear gas canister during anti-government protests.

# protestors - Friday 6 May, 2011

Six dead in Syria after security forces open fire on protestors

Friday is known as the ‘Day of Defiance’, the main day of protests in the Arab world.

# protestors - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Hundreds of Syrian protesters arrested

Latest reports say that security forces have arrested 500 pro-democracy sympathisers around the country.

# protestors - Friday 8 April, 2011

32 reported dead after anti-government protests turn violent in Syria

Anti-government demonstrators claim government forces opened fire on them; state TV says policemen were attacked.