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#Protests

# 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 16,422 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 15,567 Views 22 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 16,383 Views 2 Comments

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 12,333 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 11,101 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 9,227 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 13,127 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 13,235 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 14,369 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 23,070 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 30,565 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 25,612 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 20,947 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 29,621 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 23,560 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 12,862 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 11,848 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 68,041 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 70,168 Views 16 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 16,500 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 51,181 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 62,962 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 23,580 Views 82 Comments

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

Mandate says Debenhams deal close after months of protests while liquidator says 'progress being made'
# Debenhams
# Debenhams

Mandate says Debenhams deal close after months of protests while liquidator says 'progress being made'

Sep 4th 2020, 3:52 PM 12,604 Views 11 Comments

Debenhams workers have been protesting for a number of months for a fair redundancy settlement.

Prime suspect in fatal shooting of man during pro-Trump protest is shot dead by police
# Portland
# Portland

Prime suspect in fatal shooting of man during pro-Trump protest is shot dead by police

Sep 4th 2020, 10:49 AM 38,204 Views 80 Comments

Officials say Michael Reinoehl brandished a gun as a federal taskforce attempted to arrest him.

# protests - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Several arrests at Extinction Rebellion protests in London
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Several arrests at Extinction Rebellion protests in London

Sep 1st 2020, 5:10 PM 17,919 Views 13 Comments

Thousands of campaigners descended on Parliament Square this afternoon.

Trump refuses to condemn killing of two protesters by 17-year-old in Kenosha
# Wisconsin
# Wisconsin

Trump refuses to condemn killing of two protesters by 17-year-old in Kenosha

Sep 1st 2020, 8:18 AM 48,058 Views 0 Comments

Three people were shot during the protest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

# protests - Monday 31 August, 2020

Strike leader detained in Belarus as crackdown continues
# Protests
# Protests

Strike leader detained in Belarus as crackdown continues

Aug 31st 2020, 3:07 PM 12,447 Views 4 Comments

The arrest is part of an effort to stifle weeks of protests demanding the resignation of Alexander Lukashenko.

Democrats accuse Trump of inflaming racial tensions in Portland
# Portland
# Portland

Democrats accuse Trump of inflaming racial tensions in Portland

Aug 31st 2020, 6:54 AM 17,407 Views 95 Comments

The city has been the site of daily protests for months.

# protests - Sunday 30 August, 2020

German government condemns 'unacceptable' attempt by far-right groups to storm Reichstag
# Berlin
# Berlin

German government condemns 'unacceptable' attempt by far-right groups to storm Reichstag

Aug 30th 2020, 11:58 AM 46,840 Views 52 Comments

Late last night, several hundred protesters broke through barriers and a police cordon to climb the steps leading to the entrance to the Reichstag.

One dead in Portland shooting after demonstrators clash
# Protests
# Protests

One dead in Portland shooting after demonstrators clash

Aug 30th 2020, 9:30 AM 27,847 Views 77 Comments

The death follows another night of unrest in the city.

# protests - Friday 28 August, 2020

Teenager charged over fatal shootings amid US protests against racial inequality
# Kenosha
# Kenosha

Teenager charged over fatal shootings amid US protests against racial inequality

Aug 28th 2020, 7:50 AM 17,512 Views 0 Comments

Kyle Rittenhouse allegedly went to Kenosha from nearby Antioch, Illinois and went on a shooting rampage.

# protests - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Belarus detains more people as protests demanding leader’s resignation continue
# Minsk
# Minsk

Belarus detains more people as protests demanding leader’s resignation continue

Aug 26th 2020, 2:03 PM 8,500 Views 3 Comments

The renewed crackdown on protesters comes as authorities crank up pressure on the opposition, jailing several activists.

# protests - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Jacob Blake: Father says son shot 'eight times' by police is 'paralysed from the waist down'
# United States
# United States

Jacob Blake: Father says son shot 'eight times' by police is 'paralysed from the waist down'

Updated Aug 25th 2020, 5:55 PM 38,791 Views 65 Comments

Protests broke out in the city of Kenosha after 29-year-old Jacob Blake was shot.

# protests - Monday 24 August, 2020

Protests erupt in Wisconsin after US police shoot black man in back
# Wisconsin
# Wisconsin

Protests erupt in Wisconsin after US police shoot black man in back

Aug 24th 2020, 7:46 PM 34,565 Views 81 Comments

The man was airlifted to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee and was in serious condition.

# protests - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Tens of thousands take to the streets in Belarus demanding the resignation of the president
# Minsk
# Minsk

Tens of thousands take to the streets in Belarus demanding the resignation of the president

Aug 23rd 2020, 2:39 PM 12,619 Views 20 Comments

Officials warned Belarusians not to participate in “illegal demonstrations”.

# protests - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Four men arrested in relation to ongoing protests in Dublin
# Protests
# Protests

Four men arrested in relation to ongoing protests in Dublin

Aug 22nd 2020, 5:01 PM 94,103 Views 80 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

# protests - Monday 17 August, 2020

'There will be no new election until you kill me': Lukashenko is defiant as EU leaders to discuss next steps
# Belarus
# Belarus

'There will be no new election until you kill me': Lukashenko is defiant as EU leaders to discuss next steps

Aug 17th 2020, 2:00 PM 20,980 Views 26 Comments

Lukashenko tried to rally support today but was met with workers chanting at him to “go away”.

# protests - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko rejects election rerun on seventh day of protests
# Protests
# Protests

Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko rejects election rerun on seventh day of protests

Updated Aug 16th 2020, 4:18 PM 30,064 Views 30 Comments

Lukashenko said earlier that he has support from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

# protests - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Thousands continue protests in Belarus as president discusses unrest with Vladimir Putin
# Minsk
# Minsk

Thousands continue protests in Belarus as president discusses unrest with Vladimir Putin

Aug 15th 2020, 12:18 PM 19,314 Views 13 Comments

Crowds gathered in Minsk to honour a protester who died during this week’s crackdown.