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# uprising - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Banksy 'blitzes' Paris with graffiti murals commemorating 1968 student revolt
# Graffiti
# Graffiti

Banksy 'blitzes' Paris with graffiti murals commemorating 1968 student revolt

Jun 30th 2018, 5:30 PM 21,152 Views 21 Comments

Stencilled images in the style of the mysterious British graffiti star began appearing on walls across the French capital last week.

# uprising - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Could Ireland ever look at Bobby Sands in the same way as the heroes of the 1916 Rising?
# 66 Days
# 66 Days

Could Ireland ever look at Bobby Sands in the same way as the heroes of the 1916 Rising?

Aug 6th 2016, 7:45 AM 22,826 Views 182 Comments

TheJournal.ie has been speaking to Brendan J Byrne about his new film Bobby Sands: 66 Days

# uprising - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Egypt sentences its former president Morsi to death
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

Egypt sentences its former president Morsi to death

May 16th 2015, 11:52 AM 13,674 Views 48 Comments

Mohamed Morsi has been sentenced to death alongside more than 100 others over jailbreaks during the 2011 Arab Spring uprising.

# uprising - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Masked gunmen have captured the Yemeni president's chief of staff
# Uprising
# Uprising

Masked gunmen have captured the Yemeni president's chief of staff

Jan 17th 2015, 11:13 AM 7,854 Views 23 Comments

The abductors are believed to be Shiite militiamen.

# uprising - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

'Defiant' Morsi asks judge: "Do you know who I am?"
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

'Defiant' Morsi asks judge: "Do you know who I am?"

Jan 28th 2014, 9:29 PM 7,979 Views 42 Comments

The ousted Egyptian president appeared before a court today over a prison escape during an uprising in 2011.

# uprising - Monday 30 December, 2013

40 attackers killed, reporters taken hostage during uprising in DR Congo capital
# Kinshasa
# Kinshasa

40 attackers killed, reporters taken hostage during uprising in DR Congo capital

Dec 30th 2013, 11:53 AM 6,218 Views 22 Comments

Reports say that 16 people were killed at the airport, while eight died at the national radio and television premises.

# uprising - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Column: Solidarity is vital to show Turkish protesters the world is watching
# Turkey
# Turkey

Column: Solidarity is vital to show Turkish protesters the world is watching

Jun 9th 2013, 8:12 PM 23 Views 20 Comments

Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy travelled to Istanbul to see the protests first-hand – and in his diary from the visit he tells us that the response from the country’s Prime Minister has been “brutal”.

# uprising - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Syrian refugees 'now make up 10 per cent of population of Lebanon'
# Crisis
# Crisis

Syrian refugees 'now make up 10 per cent of population of Lebanon'

Apr 30th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,371 Views 49 Comments

Oxfam said the figure is comparable to the entire population of Belfast, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Waterford and Derry all moving to Dublin.

# uprising - Friday 19 April, 2013

Hundreds mark 70th anniversary of Warsaw ghetto uprising
# World War II
# World War II

Hundreds mark 70th anniversary of Warsaw ghetto uprising

Apr 19th 2013, 9:08 PM 8,141 Views 58 Comments

Hundreds of people – including Holocaust survivors – gathered to mark the uprising that saw Jewish people take arms against Nazi forces.

# uprising - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Assad appeals for dialogue to end Syria conflict
# Syria
# Syria

Assad appeals for dialogue to end Syria conflict

Jan 6th 2013, 12:37 PM 4,099 Views 64 Comments

The Syrian President said he would soon give details of his plan which calls on foreign countries to stop funding the armed opposition.

# uprising - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Head of Syrian military police defects to opposition - reports
# Syria
# Syria

Head of Syrian military police defects to opposition - reports

Dec 26th 2012, 3:42 PM 2,351 Views 5 Comments

Latest reports say Major General Abdul-Aziz Jassem al-Shallal appeared in a video aired on Al Arabiya TV yesterday saying he is joining “the people’s revolution.”

# uprising - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Interview: ‘We’re mourning a Republic we never had’ – Fintan O’Toole
# Read Me
# Read Me

Interview: ‘We’re mourning a Republic we never had’ – Fintan O’Toole

Nov 25th 2012, 8:15 AM 10,252 Views 61 Comments

Our system has made Irish people feel ashamed, the author and journalist tells TheJournal.ie ahead of a series of ‘state of the nation’ debates.

# uprising - Monday 12 November, 2012

Newly united Syria opposition bids for recognition
# Syria
# Syria

Newly united Syria opposition bids for recognition

Nov 12th 2012, 12:44 PM 2,034 Views 7 Comments

Yesterday a deal was made to form a broad-based opposition structure to take the 20-month uprising forward.

# uprising - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Egyptian revolutionary: why online activism can work
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Egyptian revolutionary: why online activism can work

Oct 18th 2012, 7:45 PM 2,623 Views 4 Comments

Wael Ghonim tells Irish audience how he applied digital marketing strategies to Facebook campaign that helped spark uprising in Egypt last year.

# uprising - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Syria: Over 305 killed on uprising's deadliest day so far
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Over 305 killed on uprising's deadliest day so far

Sep 27th 2012, 8:51 AM 1,993 Views 5 Comments

A human rights watchdog yesterday’s death toll – which doesn’t include unidentified bodies – is the highest yet.

# uprising - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Syria: Departing UN observer chief criticises failure to protect civilians
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Departing UN observer chief criticises failure to protect civilians

Aug 18th 2012, 6:40 PM 2,347 Views 2 Comments

International obligations towards civilians “have not been respected” by either side in Syrian conflict,

# uprising - Monday 30 July, 2012

Syria: Aleppo assault will be 'nail in coffin' of Assad's presidency
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Aleppo assault will be 'nail in coffin' of Assad's presidency

Jul 30th 2012, 8:18 AM 1,458 Views 11 Comments

US Defence Secretary says reported use of weapons against the Syrian people shows that Assad’s “regime is coming to an end”.

# uprising - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Annan warns 'history will judge' the world's failure on Syria
# Crisis
# Crisis

Annan warns 'history will judge' the world's failure on Syria

Jun 30th 2012, 2:10 PM 1,821 Views 30 Comments

The former UN chief has convened a meeting of foreign ministers to try and broker a deal on Syria – but it’s looking unlikely.

# uprising - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Malian couple subjected to 100 lashes 'for having child out of wedlock'
# Mali
# Mali

Malian couple subjected to 100 lashes 'for having child out of wedlock'

Jun 20th 2012, 4:27 PM 6,471 Views 81 Comments

Islamists in northern Mali have been forcing the imposition of sharia law since the coup earlier this year.

# uprising - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Egypt: State media reports Hosni Mubarak to be 'clinically dead'
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt: State media reports Hosni Mubarak to be 'clinically dead'

Jun 19th 2012, 10:43 PM 5,982 Views 23 Comments

The State-run MENA says the 84-year-old former President’s heart has “stopped beating” and will not respond to defibrillation.

# uprising - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Column: It’s time for Europe to bomb Assad – and Ireland should help
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It’s time for Europe to bomb Assad – and Ireland should help

Jun 16th 2012, 8:00 AM 33 Views 117 Comments

Ireland should now abandon its ‘triple lock’ neutrality, writes Aaron McKenna. The price of our prosperity is the willingness to stand up for those who have nobody else.

# uprising - Friday 15 June, 2012

Russia 'not supplying' attack helicopters to Syria - Ministry
# Allies
# Allies

Russia 'not supplying' attack helicopters to Syria - Ministry

Jun 15th 2012, 8:11 AM 1,659 Views 9 Comments

Hillary Clinton had said she believed that there were attack helicopters on the way from Russia to Syria – something Russia denies.

# uprising - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Ben Ali sentenced to 20 years for inciting murder
# Tunisia
# Tunisia

Ben Ali sentenced to 20 years for inciting murder

Jun 13th 2012, 11:18 AM 1,490 Views 0 Comments

Protests which forced Ben Ali from power marked the start of the Arab Spring uprisings.

# uprising - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Children being used as human shields in Syria - UN
# Syria
# Syria

Children being used as human shields in Syria - UN

Jun 12th 2012, 9:58 AM 1,418 Views 11 Comments

A major new report says children are being tortured and slaughtered in Syria. The report also lists offences against children by other countries around the world.

# uprising - Monday 11 June, 2012

Mubarak slipping in and out of consciousness as condition worsens
# Mubarak
# Mubarak

Mubarak slipping in and out of consciousness as condition worsens

Jun 11th 2012, 4:08 PM 2,150 Views 6 Comments

The former Egyptian president’s health is reported to have rapidly deteriorated since his trial.

# uprising - Friday 8 June, 2012

UN: 'Out of control' Syria on the brink of civil war
# Syria
# Syria

UN: 'Out of control' Syria on the brink of civil war

Jun 8th 2012, 7:23 AM 983 Views 15 Comments

UN envoy Kofi Annan believes the time has come for regional and international pressure on Bashar Assad.

# uprising - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Rebels abandon UN-brokered ceasefire in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Rebels abandon UN-brokered ceasefire in Syria

Jun 5th 2012, 9:33 AM 916 Views 4 Comments

Fresh attacks have been launched on regime forces, with rebels saying they had to ‘defend our people’.

# uprising - Thursday 31 May, 2012

UN chief urges Syria to stop attacks
# Syria
# Syria

UN chief urges Syria to stop attacks

May 31st 2012, 10:44 AM 843 Views 12 Comments

Ban Ki-Moon said UN observers monitoring the ceasefire were not there to watch the killings of innocent people.

# uprising - Monday 30 April, 2012

Explosions rock north-western Syrian city Idlib
# Syria
# Syria

Explosions rock north-western Syrian city Idlib

Apr 30th 2012, 1:24 PM 635 Views 0 Comments

UN observers have visited the site of the bombings, according to Syrian state news.

# uprising - Monday 2 April, 2012

Hunger-striking Bahraini activist begins appeal against life sentence
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

Hunger-striking Bahraini activist begins appeal against life sentence

Apr 2nd 2012, 1:55 PM 1,319 Views 7 Comments

Around 20 opposition figures convicted for anti-state offences arising from last year’s uprising are appealing against their convictions.

# uprising - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Clashes continue in Syria despite UN statement
# Syria
# Syria

Clashes continue in Syria despite UN statement

Mar 22nd 2012, 6:06 PM 796 Views 0 Comments

The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire to allow dialogue aimed at resolving the crisis and to allow humanitarian aid in.

Soldiers overthrow government in Mali
# Mali
# Mali

Soldiers overthrow government in Mali

Mar 22nd 2012, 8:31 AM 1,336 Views 3 Comments

Angry troops have seized power a mutiny at a military base near the presidential palace over the government’s failure to settle a rebellion in the north of the country.

# uprising - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

UN says 100 civilians are being killed every day in Syria
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

UN says 100 civilians are being killed every day in Syria

Feb 29th 2012, 9:44 AM 486 Views 5 Comments

A top UN official has said that over 7500 people have died so far in the ongoing violence.

# uprising - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Syria: Troops heavily shell rebel districts killing 12 - reports
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Troops heavily shell rebel districts killing 12 - reports

Feb 21st 2012, 1:13 PM 682 Views 4 Comments

Activists say Government troops have bombarded rebel areas in Homs killing 12 people, including two children.

# uprising - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

UN to hold key talks on resolution demanding Assad steps aside
# Syria
# Syria

UN to hold key talks on resolution demanding Assad steps aside

Jan 31st 2012, 9:43 AM 476 Views 2 Comments

The move comes as Syrian troops push further into Damascus suburbs, crushing pockets of resistance.

# uprising - Monday 30 January, 2012

Syrian troops storm rebel strongholds near Damascus, 62 reported dead
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian troops storm rebel strongholds near Damascus, 62 reported dead

Jan 30th 2012, 7:35 AM 548 Views 1 Comment

The widescale offensive near the capital suggested the regime is worried that military defectors could close in on Damascus.

# uprising - Sunday 29 January, 2012

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?

Jan 29th 2012, 9:15 AM 1,760 Views 5 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s guide to how what has changed (or not) in Bahrain, Syria, Libya, Egypt, Yemen and Tunisia since the uprisings.

# uprising - Friday 30 December, 2011

Gaddafi, KJI, Mubarak and Ben Ali: why 2011 was a bad year for dictators
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Gaddafi, KJI, Mubarak and Ben Ali: why 2011 was a bad year for dictators

Dec 30th 2011, 3:00 PM 1,741 Views 3 Comments

And who might be under threat in 2012…

# uprising - Monday 26 December, 2011

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011

Dec 26th 2011, 4:00 PM 2,823 Views 3 Comments

Anti-government protests first broke out in Tunisia, before inspiring similar movements across the Middle East and bringing down leaders in Egypt and Libya.

# uprising - Friday 9 December, 2011

Children among the dead as violence escalates in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Children among the dead as violence escalates in Syria

Dec 9th 2011, 5:35 PM 1,082 Views 4 Comments

Two boys, ages 10 and 12, were hit by stray bullets near government checkpoints in the city of Homs, according to anti-government protesters.

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