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#Protests

# protests - Monday 17 February, 2020

Extinction Rebellion digs up Cambridge college lawn in environmental protest

Extinction Rebellion cited the college’s ‘ties with fossil fuel companies’ in its reasoning.

# protests - Friday 17 January, 2020

Explainer: What's next for the farmers and will there be more protests?

Farmers said they were returning home to rethink their next moves, adding that they have nothing left to lose.

# protests - Monday 13 January, 2020

Iranian police fire tear gas at people protesting against downing of passenger jet

US President Donald Trump warned Iran that the world and “more importantly, the USA is watching”.

# protests - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Vast majority of people support banning protests outside facilities that provide abortion services

Eight in 10 women and over seven in 10 men support the measure, according to a new opinion poll.

# protests - Thursday 2 January, 2020

'How dare you': Minister slams protesters who demonstrated outside the National Maternity Hospital

Simon Harris said the protests held outside Holles Street yesterday were ‘sickening’.

# protests - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'Nothing special being asked of Oughterard' in accommodating asylum seekers, said top Justice official

Plans for a Direct Provision centre were abandoned after weeks of protests by locals.

# protests - Thursday 19 December, 2019

1,200 people detained in India amid widespread protests over new citizenship law

At least three people were reported to have been killed during protests around the country.

# protests - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans

Commuters in Paris and other big cities have borne the brunt of transport stoppages so far but Christmas travel plans are now at risk.

From The42 Fears El Clasico could be overshadowed by protests Disruption

Fears El Clasico could be overshadowed by protests

Zinedine Zidane insists Real Madrid are only focused on football.

# protests - Monday 16 December, 2019

Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters in end to temporary lull

Police say radical protesters threw bricks at officers and tossed traffic cones at a police vehicle.

# protests - Friday 13 December, 2019

Roads reopen and delays expected as housing protest finishes in the centre of Dublin

Last Friday, protesters also blocked off Aungier Street in a housing protest.

# protests - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

From The42 Ligue 1 match halted for more than 25 minutes amid protests Disruption

Ligue 1 match halted for more than 25 minutes amid protests

Bordeaux might be riding high in the table this season, but the club’s fans are far from happy.

# protests - Sunday 1 December, 2019

MPs back Malta Prime Minister to keep job despite protests over murder probe

Anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed by a car bomb in 2017.

# protests - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Explainer: Why are farmers protesting outside Leinster House this week?

A deal was brokered and a task force established – so why are there still protests?

# protests - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Top hat belonging to Adolf Hitler sells for €50,000 at auction amid international protests

Several items of Nazi memorabilia fetched hundreds of thousands of Euro at the auction.

From The42 Hong Kong Open postponed due to anti-government protests Social Unrest

Hong Kong Open postponed due to anti-government protests

The European Tour has released a statement today, adding that they hope to reschedule for early next year.

# protests - Monday 18 November, 2019

Hong Kong: Student protesters escape police siege by climbing down ropes to waiting motorbikes

Police said they had fired three live rounds at a protest site near the university.

# protests - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Hong Kong police officer shot with arrow as violence escalates

Protesters also set an overhead footbridge on fire.

# protests - Friday 15 November, 2019

Man dies in Hong Kong as government condemns 'malicious' protests

The 70-year-old man was hit on the head with a brick.

# protests - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Irish students studying in Hong Kong forced to return to Ireland amid violent protests on campus

Students from UCD, Trinity College and NUIG are in discussions about returning as a result of the protests.

Universities on shutdown in Hong Kong as foreign students are encouraged to leave over violent protests

It follows five months of unrest from pro-democracy protesters.

# protests - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed

Hong Kong asked international experts to assist in reviewing the force’s response to protests.

# protests - Friday 8 November, 2019

Fresh outrage as Hong Kong student dies after falling during clashes with police

Alex Chow was taken unconscious to hospital early on Monday morning following late-night clashes.

# protests - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Chinese news agency slams ‘barbaric’ attack on its Hong Kong office by protesters

More protests were being planned in seven districts today.

# protests - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches

Earlier, police fired tear gas and a water cannon after some protesters hurled petrol bombs.

# protests - Friday 1 November, 2019

Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'

The 14-year-old victim was unconscious at the time.

# protests - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Dozens of people killed during anti-government protests in Iraq

Nearly 200 people have died and thousands have been wounded since the rallies first began earlier this mont.

One million Chileans take to streets to demand resignation of president Sebastian Pinera

It was the seventh day in a week of protests that has seen 19 people killed.

# protests - Friday 25 October, 2019

Explainer: How did protests over metro fares in Chile lead to days of violent fatal clashes?

Yesterday, a four-year-old child was killed during the latest round of protests.

# protests - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Violence in Chile sparked by metro fare hike has left three dead

Protests are angry at the increasing cost of living in Chile.

# protests - Saturday 19 October, 2019

President Higgins and Minister Paul Kehoe evacuated from Beirut hotel due to 'security concerns'

Their itinerary for today was cancelled due the ongoing protests in the city.

# protests - Friday 18 October, 2019

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona

Highways were occupied by thousands of people joining five marches from inland towns.

From The42 El Clasico postponed for security reasons Political Unrest

El Clasico postponed for security reasons

Next Saturday’s meeting between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been called off due to the Catalonia protests.

# protests - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Several arrests as angry London commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from roof of train Tube Disruption This post contains videos

Several arrests as angry London commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from roof of train

The protesters were holding a banner which read: “Business As Usual = Death”.

# protests - Monday 14 October, 2019

Chaos at Barcelona airport as thousands protest over sentencing of Catalan leaders

Demonstrators flooded the streets of Barcelona before marching towards El Prat airport in Barcelona.

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid

The leaders of the independence movement were found guilty on charges of sedition and misuse of public funds.

Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue

He made the comments during a visit to Nepal at the weekend.

# protests - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: Former Irish Paralympian denies charge of gluing himself to plane at London City Airport

James Brown entered a not guilty plea at Westminster Magistrates’ Court

# protests - Friday 11 October, 2019

Leinster House cancels Open House participation after Extinction Rebellion protest

Five protesters were arrested last night after chaining themselves outside the gates.

Extinction Rebellion protesters have covered government climate department building with scientific papers

The papers were stuck to the department’s walls with paint rollers.

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