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Dublin: 5 °C Tuesday 10 December, 2019

#Protests

# 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.

# protests - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Arrests as Extinction Rebellion activists target London’s City Airport

A man grounded a Dublin-bound flight this morning after disrupting passengers.

# protests - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Fresh protests begin as Hong Kong court rejects a challenge to the 'face mask ban'

Thousands of protesters have been staging unsanctioned flashmob rallies across the city.

Paris climate activists barricade themselves into shopping centre ahead of Extinction Rebellion protests

Meanwhile in London, police raiding a storage warehouse used by protesters.

# protests - Friday 4 October, 2019

Hong Kong: Anger as masks ban at rallies following months of protests

The ban was imposed under a colonial-era emergency ordinance that was last used over half a decade ago.

# protests - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Week of protests in Iraq leave 30 people dead

Protesters have been angered by corruption and unemployment.

# protests - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Tear gas and bricks: Renewed clashes as Hong Kong marks five years since Umbrella protests

Tens of thousands crammed into a park outside the city’s parliament this afternoon.

# protests - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Drew Harris says existing legislation adequate in dealing with protests outside abortion centres

In July, Minister Simon Harris said exclusion zones outside hospitals and GP surgeries will be a “major priority”.

# protests - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Hong Kong protests roll into their 16th weekend - and show few signs of ending

The clashes with police were less sustained than the intense battles of previous weekends.

Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites

Protests are still taking place outside certain factories.

'Change is coming': Millions take part in climate change strike Greta Thunberg This post contains videos

'Change is coming': Millions take part in climate change strike

Thousands of people attended rallies across Ireland.

# protests - Friday 20 September, 2019

PHOTOS: Thousands of students turn out around the country for climate strikes

Ireland’s strikes are part of a global movement calling for urgent action to address climate change.

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