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#Protests

# protests - Today’s News

France set for more 'yellow vest' protests despite Macron concessions

In a bid to end the protests, Macron has cancelled the planned fuel tax hikes and offered a rise in the minimum wage.

# protests - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Over 1,700 arrested in latest 'yellow vest' protests in France

Protesters set fire to cars, burned barricades and smashed windows in pockets of violence across the city.

# protests - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Charlottesville protests: Man (21) who drove into crowd found guilty of murdering woman

James Fields has been convicted of the first degree murder of Heather Heyer.

# protests - Friday 7 December, 2018

Irish in Paris urged to take caution and avoid certain areas as city braced for further protests DFA

Irish in Paris urged to take caution and avoid certain areas as city braced for further protests

The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued an advisory to citizens in France.

# protests - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

French government scraps all plans to hike fuel taxes following fierce protests

Many of the “yellow vest” protesters have called for new protesters on Saturday

Opinion: It is not just about petrol prices - years of austerity in France caused violent protests

The French are practical people and they tightened their belts as much as they could until eventually they couldn’t survive, writes Renaud Beranger.

# protests - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests?

There have been calls for the Pakistani woman to be offered asylum, including in Ireland.

# protests - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Photos: London bridges reopen after 85 people arrested over climate change protests

Hundreds of protesters blocked bridges across the UK capital today.

# protests - Friday 9 November, 2018

The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

'Trump is not above the law': Protesters across US call for Russia probe to be protected

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been replaced by a Trump loyalist who has criticised the investigation.

# protests - Thursday 8 November, 2018

'Trump has crossed a red line': Fears Jeff Sessions' replacement will try to derail Russia probe

Matthew Whitaker, a Trump loyalist, has been named as acting Attorney General.

# protests - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Housing activists hosting national day of action today ... here's how we got to this point

Take Back the City activists have occupied a number of properties in Dublin over the past two months.

# protests - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Taoiseach slaps down proposal to ban people taking photos of gardaí on duty

Leo Varadkar said he wanted to give assurances today that such a measure is not being considered by government.

# protests - Friday 14 September, 2018

An Garda Síochána has 'never fully embraced human rights standards'

A report by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties has criticised some Garda policies and practices.

# protests - Sunday 9 September, 2018

From The42 'Wow, NFL first game ratings are way down' - Kneeling protests resume as Trump warns of ratings fall Protest

'Wow, NFL first game ratings are way down' - Kneeling protests resume as Trump warns of ratings fall

Miami Dolphins’ Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson kneeled during the anthem, while Robert Quinn raised a fist.

# protests - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Police officer goes on trial over fatal shooting of black teen

The incident had led to months of protests.

# protests - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Minister Halligan plans to protest against Trump's visit in November

The Waterford TD described the US President’s attitude to migrants and women as “repulsive”.

18 people injured in Germany as rival protesters clash over immigration

Chemnitz has been in the spotlight after violent protests erupted over the fatal stabbing of a German man.

# protests - Thursday 30 August, 2018

German far-right demonstrators hold further protests, but no new outbursts of violence

Sunday and Monday evenings saw outbreaks of street violence in the German city of Chemnitz.

# protests - Monday 16 July, 2018

Chicago police release body camera footage of man fatally shot by officers

Protesters angry about the killing took to the streets on Saturday in a city that’s struggled with police shootings.

# protests - Saturday 14 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge Saoirse Ronan, Chris O'Dowd and Aisling Bea showed support during yesterday's Trump protests Dump Trump

Saoirse Ronan, Chris O'Dowd and Aisling Bea showed support during yesterday's Trump protests

People took to the streets in their thousands to protest Trump’s visit.

# protests - Friday 13 July, 2018

Trump denies criticising Theresa May in interview with The Sun newspaper

Trump’s comments come just hours after launching an extraordinary attack on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy.

# protests - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Large crowds across the US protest against Trump's immigration policy

Starting in early May, Trump ordered the arrest of adults crossing the boundary illegally.

# protests - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Peter Stringfellow opened a club in Dublin in 2006. It did not go well. Not one bit

Stringfellow’s Dublin was forced to close its doors after just five months in existence.

# protests - Monday 28 May, 2018

Coveney to discuss 'troubling events in Gaza' with EU foreign ministers

The Tánaiste is due to go to Palestine and Israel next week.

# protests - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops

Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.

Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation at Gaza protest

Eight-month-old Leila al-Ghandour was exposed to the gas east of Gaza City during major protests on Monday.

# protests - Monday 14 May, 2018

55 Palestinians - including children under 16 - killed by Israeli troops as US opens its new embassy in Jerusalem

The surge in fatalities led South Africa to recall its ambassador in Israel “with immediate effect until further notice”.

# protests - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Thousands throng streets of Paris in protest against President Emmanuel Macron

The French president has been in power for a year, but not everyone is happy with his sweeping social reforms.

# protests - Monday 23 April, 2018

Journalist shot dead during violent clashes over pension reform in Nicaragua

The protests are the worst experienced in the 11 years President Daniel Ortega has led the country.

# protests - Friday 6 April, 2018

16-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead as Gaza border protests continue

The protests are in support of refugees, including those in the Palestinian enclave who want to return to their former homes.

# protests - Monday 2 April, 2018

Gaza protest death toll rises to 18 as Israel rejects allegations of excessive force

More than 1,400 Palestinians were wounded during Friday’s clashes.

# protests - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Nationwide protests take place demanding better treatment of women in the justice system

The fallout from the rugby rape trial is continuing.

# protests - Friday 30 March, 2018

12 dead after clashes erupt as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

More than 1,200 were wounded by various means by Israeli forces.

# protests - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Russian opposition leader arrested during anti-Putin protests

Earlier, police raided the Moscow office of Navalny as the demonstrations calling for a boycott of Russia’s presidential election took place.

# protests - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Over 600 people arrested in Tunisia after three nights of widespread unrest

The latest unrest saw a provincial police station torched, Molotov cocktails hurled at police and tear gas fired.

# protests - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Two people killed in protest against rape and murder of eight-year-old girl

Hundreds of people attended the protest in Kasur, which turned violent.

# protests - Monday 8 January, 2018

Explainer: It's looking more likely that the property tax system will be overhauled

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has said he favours a new calculation of the tax.

# protests - Friday 5 January, 2018

Iran says that meeting of UN Security Council over mass protests is 'a preposterous example of US bullying'

At least 21 people have been killed and hundreds arrested amid anti-government rallies and unrest that began last week.

# protests - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'The enemies have united': Iran's supreme leader hits out after more deaths in mass protests

The estimated death toll is now 21 since the protests began.

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