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# Violence

This week
9th June 2024 - 13th June 2024
More armed conflicts were fought last year than any other since end of World War Two
This year
New prime minister named in Haiti amid hopes of quelling violence
Sex workers sent death threats after replying to text scam
Very few crimes against sex workers are reported to gardaí, an advocacy group said.
A number of people were threatened with physical or sexual violence
Foreign-national sex workers were targeted by the scam
"The texts and calls turned violent, people saying things like they were going to have a hitman kill them."
Explainer: What is happening in Ecuador?
Last year
Turkish top-flight suspended after 'vile, inhumane' referee attack
Local councillor: Dublin's inner city needs hard work, not political games
Janet Horner
Police injured after clashes with Legia fans at Aston Villa
Dublin riots: How a mob in the capital turned to looting, arson and calls to kill
Dublin city centre was largely shut down last night as rioters attacked gardaí, looted shops and set vehicles on fire.
What exactly happened in Dublin city and how did the situation escalate so quickly?
To understand that, we need to explore what has been happening online in terms of anti-immigration rhetoric
As is often the case with a breaking news story, many rumours gained traction yesterday before the truth had time to emerge
The West Bank: 'Settlers have been pointing guns at Palestinians, telling them to stay inside'
Hannah McCarthy
Lack of urgency to tackle violence against women 'unacceptable', Frances Fitzgerald says
US Embassy warns tourists to 'keep a low profile' in Dublin following spate of assaults
Seven killed in Indian village election clashes
Opinion: The US turned a blind eye as a culture of violence grew - we should not do the same
Dr Shana Cohen
US warns that Sudan fighting could turn into 'protracted' conflict
Doctor on the front line in Sudan: 'Even ambulances are being turned back'
Ghazali Babiker
Palestinian authorities claim Israeli forces shot man during week of reprisals
Taoiseach: 'National conversation needed on what's driving anger and violence in society'
Ballyfermot violence: Garda injured as he tried to help woman 'knocked down' by motorbike
Pope Francis slams 'brutal atrocities' of conflict during Congo visit
Explainer: Why has violence erupted in the West Bank?
All time
Iran ousted from UN women's rights body over protest crackdown
Violence reported in north Kosovo as shootings and roads blocked
Gardaí issue threat warnings in Limerick as they probe gang link to road crash death
Hospitals recorded hundreds each of violent incidents by patients in 2021 alone
Sri Lanka deploys troops in capital after violence and protests
Debunked: These are not celebrity reactions to Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars
Over 1,000 people likely killed in war crimes and crimes against humanity since Myanmar coup
Carload of bodies found outside Mexican town hall where drug cartels are fighting
Campaigner says 2021 was 'watershed moment' for women's safety in wake of Sarah Everard murder
Gardaí investigating a number of incidents in Cork overnight linked to local feud
Fifa opens disciplinary proceedings after violent clashes at England-Hungary clash
MEPs vote to make gender-based violence a crime in the EU
Pharmacists say they experienced significant increases in violent incidents during pandemic
Gardaí examining social media posts referring to Michael D Higgins
'I counted at least 6 people covered in blood' - The Irishman caught up in last week's chaotic Wembley scenes
Cuba blames US for unprecedented anti-government protests
Police surprised by Euro 2020 final security breach at Wembley
Three people arrested after bottles thrown at bar staff in Dublin city centre
Gardaí maintain visible presence in Dublin city centre after public order incidents
Man United fans attacked by 'hooligans' ahead of Europa League final in Gdansk