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#Violence

# violence - Sunday 28 October, 2018

One dead in Sri Lanka shooting as constitutional crisis erupts into violence

Police said bodyguards for a Sri Lankan cabinet minister allied to Wickremesinghe opened fire inside a government ministry.

# violence - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Kidnapped, robbed and killed - but Matthew Shepard is to finally be laid to rest after 20 years

He will be interred in the Washington National Cathedral.

# violence - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

From The42 'One-punch fatality' a prospect with the current run of GAA club match violence Words Of Warning

'One-punch fatality' a prospect with the current run of GAA club match violence

Former Tyrone All-Ireland winner Enda McGinley on the concerning trend.

# violence - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

'Predators are out there': Three college students report rapes to Cork sexual violence centre

None of the alleged rapes were reported to gardaí – the head of the centre in Cork said this is not surprising.

# violence - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Trump warns of 'violent change' if Republicans lose midterm elections

He said “a miserable two years” could be ahead.

# violence - Friday 10 August, 2018

Reports of truce agreed between Hamas and Israel, ending intense two days of violence

Israel and Hamas have fought three wars since the Islamic militant group seized control of Gaza in 2007.

# violence - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Man who launched vicious assault on girlfriend gets suspended sentence

The attack took place in 2003.

# violence - Friday 20 July, 2018

Appeal for information on 'shocking' video of teen throwing petrol bomb at van

The incident happened last week in Derry.

# violence - Thursday 19 July, 2018

67 arrested as Met Police 'remove dangerous individuals from communities they're abusing'

The arrests were made under the Met Police’s Operation Puglia.

From The42 13 players and 2 coaches suspended following 'basketbrawl' Violence This post contains videos

13 players and 2 coaches suspended following 'basketbrawl'

The crew officiating the game, which degenerated into wild punches and flying kicks before stunned spectators, were also suspended from competition.

# violence - Monday 16 July, 2018

CCTV footage shows moment explosive device was thrown at home of Gerry Adams Attack This post contains videos

CCTV footage shows moment explosive device was thrown at home of Gerry Adams

Sinn Féin is holding a rally in West Belfast this evening in light of the incident.

# violence - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Gerry Adams says he doesn't know who attacked his home but he wants to speak with them

Sinn Féin has said Adams’ home and that of party member Bobby Storey were attacked with explosive devices.

# violence - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Petrol bombs thrown at police in third night of violence in Derry

The incidents come in the run-up to the Twelfth.

# violence - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Why having over 100 nuclear weapons could do more harm than good to a country

Experts have looked into the impact using such weapons would have on a nation’s population and resources.

# violence - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Man 'threatened to make personal photos of ex public after beating her up'

A judge told Christopher Lenihan he is undoubtedly facing a prison sentence.

# violence - Monday 7 May, 2018

Two London teens shot in broad daylight as violent crime surges

Both suffered head injuries.

# violence - Thursday 3 May, 2018

'Groundbreaking' domestic violence law covers psychological abuse and the views of children

The legislation gives extra support to survivors.

# violence - Monday 23 April, 2018

From The42 Hajduk Split player hurt after being attacked by own supporters Violence

Hajduk Split player hurt after being attacked by own supporters

Several players were targeted as they passed in front of premises belonging to Torcida, a group of ultras.

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.

# violence - Thursday 15 March, 2018

From The42 Chelsea fans 'hurt' in clashes before Barcelona game Violence

Chelsea fans 'hurt' in clashes before Barcelona game

Alleged incidents outside Camp Nou before Wednesday’s Champions League match have led the Blues to ask for fan testimony.

Man who threw burning pint glass of petrol into neighbour's garden jailed for 16 months

The 23-year-old spent four days in hospital after sustaining burns after striking a match to the glass full of petrol.

# violence - Sunday 11 March, 2018

# violence - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Gardaí launch murder investigation after man found dead in Sligo

A man has been arrested and is being questioned by gardai.

# violence - Monday 15 January, 2018

Man who poured boiling water over his partner in front of their children given suspended sentence

Judge Martin Nolan said it was a “despicable” and “cowardly act” but he said he did not believe it merited a jail sentence.

# violence - 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.

# violence - 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.

# violence - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Children suffered a shocking scale of violence in conflict zones in 2017, Unicef warns

In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight.

# violence - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Instead of asking 'Why didn't she leave', ask 'Why did he hit her?' - domestic violence survivor Emma Murphy This post contains videos

Instead of asking 'Why didn't she leave', ask 'Why did he hit her?' - domestic violence survivor

Emma Murphy said the gardaí involved in her case were “amazing” and she “can’t thank them enough”.

# violence - Friday 8 December, 2017

Violence worsens in Israel as thousands clash in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision

The Israeli military has deployed hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank.

# violence - Sunday 26 November, 2017

'A knife was pulled on me for refusing a prescription': GPs want more protection from violent patients HSE

'A knife was pulled on me for refusing a prescription': GPs want more protection from violent patients

A union representing GPs say there’s been an increase in the number of attacks on their members over the past several years; GPs want the HSE to put a process in place to protect staff and patients.

# violence - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'Alarming': Attacks on mental health staff went from 11 in 2015 to 149 so far this year

The HSE says that it takes the safety of staff seriously and works to continually improve this.

# violence - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

People warned that small weed or cocaine habits are fuelling violent crime Intimidation This post contains videos

People warned that small weed or cocaine habits are fuelling violent crime

“Often people who engage with recreational drug use do not see the link with organised crime and intimidation.”

# violence - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Trump calls Las Vegas shooter 'sick' and 'demented man'

Trump has labelled the Sunday night shooting at an outdoor music festival an “act of pure evil”.

Government minister Halligan says Ireland needs to call in Spanish ambassador to condemn police violence

A new poll, meanwhile, suggests that most Irish people think that Catalans should be allowed to pursue independence from Spain.

# violence - Monday 2 October, 2017

Poll: Should the Irish government criticise the intervention of Spanish police in Catalonia's referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Irish government criticise the intervention of Spanish police in Catalonia's referendum?

The aggressive intervention of the Spanish police in the weekend’s referendum has been criticised by many European leaders.

Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum

The controversial referendum saw violent scenes as Spanish police attempted to prevent the poll from taking place.

# violence - Saturday 30 September, 2017

'I've had to face the harsh reality that exists in America: black people are not safe'

Playwright Keith Wallace writes about racial inequality, police brutality, and the trauma it inflicts on minority communities in America.

# violence - Sunday 17 September, 2017

U2 and Ed Sheeran cancel concerts in protest-hit St Louis

There were violent scenes after the acquittal of a police officer of the murder of a black man.

# violence - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Over 100 high-risk prisoners escaped a British island prison during Hurricane Irma

As many as 60 have yet to be recaptured.

Police 'failed' in releasing violent offender who killed his partner three days later

Sean Hegarty, who had more than 70 convictions, was jailed for the murder of Caron Smyth and her friend Finbar McGrillen.

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