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#Protests

# protests - Today’s News

Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police

5 hours ago 20,136 Views 60 Comments

Hundreds gathered to protest a curfew in place until February.

# protests - Yesterday’s News

Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained
# Russia
# Russia

Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained

Updated 20 hours ago 27,056 Views 40 Comments

Tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny in Russia this weekend.

# protests - Friday 22 January, 2021

Woman arrested after Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu harassed by far-right protesters outside Mansion House
# Dublin Lord Mayor
# Dublin Lord Mayor

Woman arrested after Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu harassed by far-right protesters outside Mansion House

Fri 3:10 PM 46,582 Views 53 Comments

Hazel Chu was approached by a group of people who criticised her for wearing a mask and referred to her as a ‘shape-shifting dragon’.

# protests - Monday 30 November, 2020

Police investigating Celtic protests that left three officers injured
# Condemned
From The42
# Condemned

Police investigating Celtic protests that left three officers injured

Nov 30th 2020, 5:59 PM 5,060 Views 8 Comments

Fans gathered outside the stadium calling for manager Neil Lennon to be sacked after a defeat to Ross County.

# protests - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer
# France
# France

Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer

Nov 29th 2020, 1:25 PM 27,411 Views 18 Comments

The four officers are under investigation for ‘violence with a racist motive’.

# protests - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Human rights group says over 500 arrested following Belarus protests
# Belarus
# Belarus

Human rights group says over 500 arrested following Belarus protests

Nov 15th 2020, 6:12 PM 10,466 Views 2 Comments

In the capital Minsk, police wielded clubs and used tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands of demonstrators.

Peru president faces calls to resign after three protesters killed
# Lima
# Lima

Peru president faces calls to resign after three protesters killed

Nov 15th 2020, 9:40 AM 13,893 Views 3 Comments

Seven ministers of Peru’s cabinet resigned last night.

# protests - Friday 6 November, 2020

Trump supporters protest outside count centres in several US states
# Endgame
# Endgame

Trump supporters protest outside count centres in several US states

Nov 6th 2020, 7:40 AM 14,608 Views 22 Comments

The protesters, some of them armed, gathered overnight in the wake of the president’s baseless claims of election fraud.

# protests - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Trump backers demand that Michigan vote centre ‘stop the count’
# Unrest
# Unrest

Trump backers demand that Michigan vote centre ‘stop the count’

Nov 5th 2020, 7:57 AM 58,573 Views 91 Comments

Protests by Trump supporters took place in multiple locations, whereas other marchers demanded every vote must be counted.

# protests - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

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

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

Nov 4th 2020, 7:04 AM 11,387 Views 4 Comments

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

# protests - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling
# Protests
# Protests

Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling

Oct 28th 2020, 10:52 PM 26,374 Views 47 Comments

Krakow, Wroclaw, Szczecin and Lodz have all seen protests.

# protests - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says
# Protests
# Protests

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says

Oct 27th 2020, 7:59 PM 28,260 Views 35 Comments

A court ruling last week, when published, will rule out abortions in almost all cases in Poland.

# protests - Monday 26 October, 2020

Strikes in Belarus as protests against president continue
# Lukashenko
# Lukashenko

Strikes in Belarus as protests against president continue

Oct 26th 2020, 5:17 PM 20,466 Views 19 Comments

There have been protests in Belarus since early August.

# protests - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Protesters demand resignation of Belarus leader amid threat of strikes
# Minsk
# Minsk

Protesters demand resignation of Belarus leader amid threat of strikes

Oct 25th 2020, 7:37 PM 19,791 Views 12 Comments

More than 200,000 people swarmed the streets of the country’s capital, Minsk.

# protests - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’ for deaths of civilians
# Muhammadu Buhari
# Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’ for deaths of civilians

Oct 24th 2020, 7:55 AM 15,160 Views 5 Comments

An official toll says 51 civilians, 11 policemen and seven soldiers have been killed during unrest linked to protests about police abuse.

# protests - Friday 23 October, 2020

Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling
# Warsaw
# Warsaw

Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling

Oct 23rd 2020, 1:24 PM 22,237 Views 36 Comments

The Constitutional Court ruling severely restricts access to abortion in Poland.

# protests - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Nigeria’s president addresses nation on unrest but doesn't mention protesters’ deaths
# Lagos
# Lagos

Nigeria’s president addresses nation on unrest but doesn't mention protesters’ deaths

Updated Oct 22nd 2020, 10:21 PM 30,367 Views 7 Comments

Nigeria has been gripped by protests against police brutality.

# protests - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Nigeria security forces fire on protesters as curfew imposed amid widespread demonstrations
# Lagos
# Lagos

Nigeria security forces fire on protesters as curfew imposed amid widespread demonstrations

Oct 21st 2020, 7:35 AM 16,386 Views 8 Comments

Defiant protesters at the scene had sung the national anthem and pledged to remain out on the streets despite the stay-at-home order.

# protests - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Tens of thousands march in Belarus despite police threat to open fire
# Minsk
# Minsk

Tens of thousands march in Belarus despite police threat to open fire

Oct 18th 2020, 4:18 PM 15,557 Views 23 Comments

More than 100 people have been detained by Belarusian police as thousands protest.

# protests - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of protests
# Beirut
# Beirut

Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of protests

Oct 17th 2020, 6:56 PM 16,381 Views 1 Comment

The protesters held a candelit vigil in Beirut at the site of the port explosion in August.

# protests - Friday 16 October, 2020

Thailand’s prime minister refuses to quit in face of mass protests amid state of emergency
# Unrest
# Unrest

Thailand’s prime minister refuses to quit in face of mass protests amid state of emergency

Oct 16th 2020, 3:49 PM 12,323 Views 5 Comments

The emergency was declared in the capital following months of protests.

# protests - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Emergency decree bans gatherings of four or more as pro-democracy protests escalate in Thailand
# Tensions
# Tensions

Emergency decree bans gatherings of four or more as pro-democracy protests escalate in Thailand

Oct 15th 2020, 7:17 AM 11,098 Views 6 Comments

In a rare move, protests in Thailand have also targeted the monarchy in recent days.

# protests - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Hong Kong police arrest 60 for protesting on Chinese holiday
# Arrests
# Arrests

Hong Kong police arrest 60 for protesting on Chinese holiday

Oct 1st 2020, 1:16 PM 9,221 Views 5 Comments

A heavy police presence outnumbered protesters at the scene.

# protests - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Protesters march for fourth straight night in Louisville against Breonna Taylor death
# Breonna Taylor
# Breonna Taylor

Protesters march for fourth straight night in Louisville against Breonna Taylor death

Sep 27th 2020, 7:21 AM 13,121 Views 0 Comments

Taylor, a black woman who was an emergency medical worker, was shot multiple times by white officers.

# protests - Friday 25 September, 2020

Another night under curfew for Louisville after city rocked by Breonna Taylor protests
# Breonna Taylor
# Breonna Taylor

Another night under curfew for Louisville after city rocked by Breonna Taylor protests

Sep 25th 2020, 6:53 AM 13,234 Views 0 Comments

It was confirmed on Wednesday that a grand jury had decided not to charge anyone in connection with the killing of Taylor.

# protests - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Suspect in custody after two police officers shot in US protests against Breonna Taylor death
# Breonna Taylor
# Breonna Taylor

Suspect in custody after two police officers shot in US protests against Breonna Taylor death

Sep 24th 2020, 6:40 AM 14,364 Views 0 Comments

A grand jury indicted a police officer for shooting into neighbouring apartments, but did not charge him over Taylor’s death.

# protests - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Russian spy chief accuses US of fomenting Belarus protests as opposition ally is charged
# Belarus
# Belarus

Russian spy chief accuses US of fomenting Belarus protests as opposition ally is charged

Updated Sep 17th 2020, 7:11 AM 23,063 Views 27 Comments

Protesters in Belarus are seeking the resignation of Alexander Lukashenko, denouncing his landslide re-election in August.

# protests - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Taoiseach says he has 'deep concerns' about 'aggression' of weekend anti-mask protest
# Protests
# Protests

Taoiseach says he has 'deep concerns' about 'aggression' of weekend anti-mask protest

Sep 15th 2020, 12:48 PM 30,541 Views 99 Comments

Hundreds of people attended a protest against coronavirus restrictions in Dublin on Saturday.

# protests - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Tens of thousands rally in Belarus amid mass arrests
# Minsk
# Minsk

Tens of thousands rally in Belarus amid mass arrests

Sep 13th 2020, 5:17 PM 25,611 Views 12 Comments

“I came out for freedom,” one protester said today in Minsk.

# protests - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Belarus police detain dozens of female protesters as thousands take to the streets
# Protests
# Protests

Belarus police detain dozens of female protesters as thousands take to the streets

Sep 12th 2020, 6:21 PM 20,939 Views 14 Comments

A massive protest is expected in Minsk tomorrow.

Tear gas fired during migrant protests on Greek island of Lesbos
# Moira Camp
# Moira Camp

Tear gas fired during migrant protests on Greek island of Lesbos

Sep 12th 2020, 5:06 PM 29,620 Views 15 Comments

Asylum seekers have been sleeping rough since Wednesday, when the Moria camp was gutted in apparent arson attacks.

# protests - Thursday 10 September, 2020

10 days of Extinction Rebellion demonstrations end with naked protesters and graffiti of Churchill statue
# London
# London

10 days of Extinction Rebellion demonstrations end with naked protesters and graffiti of Churchill statue

Sep 10th 2020, 10:37 PM 23,513 Views 23 Comments

At least 648 people have been arrested during the environmental action.

Mayor of Portland bans police from using tear gas after three months of riots
# Oregon
# Oregon

Mayor of Portland bans police from using tear gas after three months of riots

Sep 10th 2020, 10:20 PM 12,856 Views 18 Comments

Ted Wheeler says he still wants police to respond aggressively to prevent violence and vandalism.

# protests - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Belarus opposition figures being held in national security probe, according to investigative committee
# Protests
# Protests

Belarus opposition figures being held in national security probe, according to investigative committee

Sep 9th 2020, 5:10 PM 11,847 Views 2 Comments

They join a number of top critics of Alexander Lukashenko already in jail.

# protests - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Liquidator withdraws negotiated deal after Debenhams workers occupy stores in Dublin and Cork
# Protests
# Protests

Liquidator withdraws negotiated deal after Debenhams workers occupy stores in Dublin and Cork

Updated Sep 8th 2020, 10:40 AM 67,889 Views 129 Comments

Workers at Henry Street store were arrested this morning.

# protests - Monday 7 September, 2020

Belarus opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova 'kidnapped'
# Protests
# Protests

Belarus opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova 'kidnapped'

Sep 7th 2020, 3:42 PM 70,142 Views 15 Comments

Hundreds of people were detained by police after weekend protests.

# protests - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Ninety protesters arrested in Hong Kong over demonstrations against delayed election
# Protests
# Protests

Ninety protesters arrested in Hong Kong over demonstrations against delayed election

Sep 6th 2020, 4:35 PM 16,497 Views 6 Comments

Hong Kong elections were due to have taken place today but were postponed for a year by the authorities.

# protests - Saturday 5 September, 2020

'England til I die': Nine arrested as police clash with anti-migrant protesters in Dover
# Kent
# Kent

'England til I die': Nine arrested as police clash with anti-migrant protesters in Dover

Updated Sep 5th 2020, 5:41 PM 51,176 Views 73 Comments

Demonstrators who welcome migrants also rallied in the town.

Seventy two arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade newspaper printers
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Seventy two arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade newspaper printers

Updated Sep 5th 2020, 3:28 PM 62,839 Views 25 Comments

The action was condemned by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

# protests - Friday 4 September, 2020

City of Portland becomes focal point as it reaches 100 consecutive nights of protests
# Oregon
# Oregon

City of Portland becomes focal point as it reaches 100 consecutive nights of protests

Sep 4th 2020, 6:26 PM 23,574 Views 82 Comments

The demonstrations started in late May after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

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