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# Dissent

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# Dissent
Ward-Prowse snatches late point as Newcastle fans turn on Bruce
Alan Saint-Maximin thought he had won it for the Magpies late on.
# Punishment
English FA introduces sin bins to tackle dissent in grassroots football
The governing body started piloting sin bins two seasons ago and then extended the trial to 31 leagues last year.
# afd
Co-leader of far-right party quits just hours after German election breakthrough
Citing “dissent” with more hardline colleagues, Petry dropped her bombshell at a morning party press conference.
# Dissent
Dortmund players confront angry fans as relegation woes continue
The 2011 and 2012 German champions are in danger of being relegated for the first time since 1972.
Column: Criticism of Eamon Gilmore has been very personal and extremely unjust
Opinion polls come and go, but the public are missing the real achievements of the Labour party in government, writes Rory Geraghty.
# Dissent
Putin hails Pussy Riot jail terms: report
“It was right to arrest them… one cannot undermine the moral foundations [and] break up the country,” Putin said today.
# Dissent
Pussy Riot will not ask Putin for pardon: lawyer
The three women told their lawyer: “Let them go to hell with their pardon”.
# Dissent
Madonna calls for Pussy Riot pardon
The singer said it would be a tragedy if the three women received a lengthy sentence for their anti-Vladimir Putin protest.
# Dissent
Pussy Riot supporters hope Madonna will back campaign
Madonna is due to perform in Moscow next week and supporters of the guerrilla protest group hope she will speak out against the trial.
Column: Are we as a Catholic Church not mature enough to listen to others?
The Vatican is investigating Fr Tony Flannery over his liberal views. But censorship is not a Christian solution, writes Fr Jimmy McPhillips.
# Syria
Clashes continue in Syria despite UN statement
The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire to allow dialogue aimed at resolving the crisis and to allow humanitarian aid in.
# Syria
Arming Syrian opposition would 'contribute to civil war situation' - Tánaiste
Eamon Gilmore was speaking as EU foreign ministers agreed further sanctions on Syria but there is no sign of military intervention of any sort.
# Arab Spring
Arab League halts observer mission in Syria
The mission sharply criticised the regime of President Bashar Assad for the escalating violence which has killed at least 80 people across the country.
# Syria
Children tortured, killed during Syrian regime's crackdown: UN
UN Human Rights Council says its investigation into human rights abuse claims has found that at least 256 children were killed and that some were tortured to death.
# Egypt
Government condemns violence against Egyptian protesters in Tahrir Square
Speaking in the Dáil, Minister Seán Sherlock said the government had “deep concern” over the violence – but ruled out international intervention saying that “it is for Egyptians themselves to determine their own future”.
# Syria
Arab League suspends Syria's membership over crackdown
League putting pressure on Syrian government to stop using violence against its civilians – as it had agreed to do under a recent peace deal.
# The Taxman
China gives dissident artist Ai WeiWei a €1.7m tax bill
Chinese artists and vocal rights activist Ai WeiWei has been ordered to pay €1.7 million in alleged back taxes – a move he says is an attempt to silence him.
# Syria
UN puts protest deaths at 2,200 as Syria disputes fact-finding report
Seven people were reportedly killed after a UN fact-finding mission left the restive city of Homs yesterday. The UN has criticised Syria for restricting the mission’s access.