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# unrest

Last month
November 2023
Justice Minister says she will not resign after parties declare no confidence in her
McEntee also said gardaí had had all the resources necessary to keep people safe in Dublin.
This year
French mayors hold anti-violence rallies six days after police shooting sparked riots
The government has battled riots and looting since a 17-year-old was shot dead by a police officer during a traffic stop on Tuesday
Over 1,300 arrested in France as protests continue on day of killed teen's funeral
The riots were sparked by the shooting of a 17-year-old by police on Tuesday.
The Explainer: What is happening in Sudan?
Joining us on this week’s episode to explain more is Jehanne Henry, a human rights lawyer based in East Africa. She was an advisor to the transitional government in 2020-21, and previously held the role of associate director in Human Rights Watch’s Africa division.
One dead as violence between Hindus and Muslims rock parts of India
Authorities shut mobile internet services in some areas and clamped down on public movement in reaction to sectarian violence.
Last year
Northern Ireland paramilitaries coercing young people into crime
Young people were being ordered to take part in rioting during unrest in 2021, the Children’s Commissioner said.
Iran doubles official toll for Tehran prison fire deaths to eight
An government news agency claimed clashes at the prison were unrelated to protests about the death of Mahsa Amini
Iran tells Europe to take a 'realistic approach' to Mahsa Amini protests
Iran is preparing for another day of unrest today, as demonstrators are expected to take to the streets in large numbers.
Nigerian forces hunt gunmen who killed 50 at church
No-one has claimed responsibility for the killings.
Shoot-on-sight orders issued in Sri Lanka amid deadly violence
Sri Lanka is suffering its worst economic crisis since independence in 1948.
Thousands rally in Armenia against Karabakh concessions
Karabakh was at the centre of a six-week war in 2020 that claimed more than 6,500 lives before it ended with a Russian-brokered ceasefire agreement.
Russia-led troops begin pullback from Kazakhstan after quelling unrest
Peacekeepers were deployed to the country after protests over fuel prices turned into unprecedented violence.
Kazakhstan detains nearly 1,700 more after violent unrest
The additional detentions, reported by authorities in Almaty, which was hardest hit by the turmoil, takes the total number of arrests to about 12,000.
Kazakh leader says Russian-led troops will pull out after quelling unrest
President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has blamed the unrest on foreign-backed “terrorists”.
Explainer: What led to the crisis in Kazakhstan and what's happening now?
Order has been restored in the former Soviet state after dozens of deaths and the deployment of Russian troops.
The protests began after fuel prices doubled and tapped into wider discontent in the oil-rich Central Asian nation.
A harsh clampdown saw a 'shoot to kill' policy implemented and the deployment of Russian troops in Kazakhstan.
The Department of Foreign Affairs issued advice to Irish citizens in the country.
More than 160 reported dead in Kazakhstan following week of unrest
Fuel price rises sparked the unrest that broke out in the country a week ago.
Putin and Kazakhstan's president discuss steps 'to restore order' following unrest
It comes after the former head of the country’s domestic security agency was detained on suspicion of treason.
Kazakhstan's president rejects calls for talks and tells forces to 'shoot to kill' without warning
The interior ministry said earlier that 26 “armed criminals” had been killed and 18 wounded in the unrest.
Violent protests break out in Kazakhstan as President vows 'tough' response
Hundreds have been arrested in protests that started after a fuel price hike.
All time
Unrest and protests spread over Europe as new Covid-19 restrictions come in
Austria reported over 15,000 new Covd-19 cases on Saturday.
Liverpool ‘satisfied Naby Keita is safe’ as they work to get him out of Guinea
The 26-year-old was on international duty in his homeland when an apparent military coup took place.
Taliban claim to capture Kandahar, Afghanistan's second-largest city
The UK government is also sending troops to Afghanistan to help its embassy staff leave the country.
Tunisia on edge as president suspends parliament and fires prime minister
Police intervened on Monday to prevent clashes outside the parliament building.
Israeli police face off with Palestinians as Jerusalem violence continues
Israeli nationalists plan to parade through the Old City today in an annual flag-waving display for Jerusalem Day.
Arlene Foster: Loyalist concerns cannot be dismissed as ‘nonsense’
Foster said some claims of unfair treatment were not true but she said perceptions must be addressed.
Trump backers demand that Michigan vote centre ‘stop the count’
Protests by Trump supporters took place in multiple locations, whereas other marchers demanded every vote must be counted.
Thailand’s prime minister refuses to quit in face of mass protests amid state of emergency
The emergency was declared in the capital following months of protests.
China passes controversial Hong Kong security law after anti-government protests
Human rights groups have warned the law could target opposition politicians.
Sam Burgess accuses ex-coach Mike Ford of trying to 'sabotage' Stuart Lancaster as England boss
Burgess called Ford a ‘snake’ as he opened up about England’s dreadful 2015 World Cup campaign.
13-year-old boy killed as fifth week of violence begins in Chile
23 people have now been killed during weeks of unrest in the country.
Hong Kong police officer shot with arrow as violence escalates
Protesters also set an overhead footbridge on fire.
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.
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.
Pochettino 'realistic' about Tottenham situation after big Champions League win
The Spurs boss isn’t letting it distract him from recent issues, but believes the club have learned from tough times.
Chile orders new curfew as unrest death toll hits 11
The unrest started after protests against a public transport price hike escalated.
Chile extends state of emergency as unrest death toll hits seven
The unrest started after protests against a public transport price hike escalated.
Teenager in serious condition after being shot in fresh Hong Kong protests
The incident is understood to have triggered another wave of mass protests overnight.
Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes return to city following days of peace
The protests ended a nearly week-long period of peace in the semi-autonomous region.
US 'deeply concerned' by Chinese paramilitary on Hong Kong border
The US also urged Beijing to honour the territory’s autonomy as pro-democracy protests continued.
How escalating tensions in Hong Kong have brought one of the world's busiest airports to a standstill
Tensions have been simmering for months in Hong Kong, sparked by a proposed extradition bill with China.