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#protesters

# protesters - Saturday 14 May, 2022

'My body my choice': Thousands rally across US for abortion rights
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

'My body my choice': Thousands rally across US for abortion rights

May 14th 2022, 10:30 PM 14,633 Views 45 Comments

Thousands also rallied in Texas and Kentucky, and more protests were planned in other major cities as well as at hundreds of smaller events across the country.

# protesters - Monday 9 May, 2022

Russian ambassador to Poland hit with red paint by protesters
# Russian Ambassador
# Russian Ambassador

Russian ambassador to Poland hit with red paint by protesters

May 9th 2022, 4:18 PM 26,105 Views 29 Comments

Sergey Andreev was ambushed by activists as he arrived at the Soviet soldiers’ cemetery in Warsaw.

# protesters - Monday 2 May, 2022

Donald Trump floated idea of shooting protesters in legs, ex-defence secretary says
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Donald Trump floated idea of shooting protesters in legs, ex-defence secretary says

May 2nd 2022, 4:13 PM 42,231 Views 8 Comments

“Can’t you just shoot them? Just shoot them in the legs or something?” Trump is quoted as saying.

# protesters - Monday 11 April, 2022

Hauliers protest over fuel costs ends after causing day-long disruption in Dublin
# Protesters
# Protesters

Hauliers protest over fuel costs ends after causing day-long disruption in Dublin

Updated Apr 11th 2022, 10:00 PM 174,386 Views 196 Comments

A number of hauliers and truckers were fined for obstructing roads in the docklands area of Dublin.

# protesters - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

New Zealand anti-vaccine parliament protesters vow to stay 'as long as it takes'
# Vaccine Mandates
# Vaccine Mandates

New Zealand anti-vaccine parliament protesters vow to stay 'as long as it takes'

Feb 9th 2022, 9:40 AM 11,114 Views 33 Comments

Several hundred protesters have pitched tents and are refusing to leave.

# protesters - Monday 13 September, 2021

Macron's ex-bodyguard on trial over beating of protesters
# France
# France

Macron's ex-bodyguard on trial over beating of protesters

Sep 13th 2021, 11:24 AM 12,084 Views 0 Comments

The French president was forced to fire Alexandre Benalla after a video emerged showing him striking a young man and grabbing a young woman by the neck.

# protesters - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Tennis balls thrown at English parliament during anti-lockdown protest
# Protesters
# Protesters

Tennis balls thrown at English parliament during anti-lockdown protest

Jun 26th 2021, 5:25 PM 23,029 Views 37 Comments

Thousands joined the demonstration in central London.

# protesters - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

'Completely unacceptable': BBC journalist chased and abused by anti-lockdown protesters
# London
# London

'Completely unacceptable': BBC journalist chased and abused by anti-lockdown protesters

Jun 15th 2021, 5:12 PM 18,469 Views 10 Comments

The incident happened near Downing Street, London today.

# protesters - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Death toll passes 500 in Myanmar military's crackdown on protesters
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Death toll passes 500 in Myanmar military's crackdown on protesters

Mar 30th 2021, 8:12 AM 6,511 Views 8 Comments

World powers have ramped up their condemnation of the military’s campaign against the anti-coup movement.

# protesters - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Teenager accused of shooting protesters extradited from Illinois to Wisconsin
# Kyle Rittenhouse
# Kyle Rittenhouse

Teenager accused of shooting protesters extradited from Illinois to Wisconsin

Oct 31st 2020, 2:45 PM 30,337 Views 0 Comments

Defence lawyers had sought to persuade Judge Paul Novak to block their client’s transfer.

# protesters - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Protesters attempt to pull down statue of former US president near White House
# Andrew Jackson
# Andrew Jackson

Protesters attempt to pull down statue of former US president near White House

Jun 23rd 2020, 12:47 PM 35,010 Views 82 Comments

Police used pepper spray to move protesters out of Lafayette Square, where the Andrew Jackson statue is located.

# protesters - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Protesters topple statue of Confederate general in Washington DC on Juneteenth
# Juneteenth
# Juneteenth

Protesters topple statue of Confederate general in Washington DC on Juneteenth

Jun 20th 2020, 12:56 PM 30,477 Views 121 Comments

The statue, dedicated in 1901, was located in Judiciary Square about half a mile from the US Capitol.

# protesters - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Families hold anxious vigil outside Hong Kong university as 100 protesters remain besieged
# Protesters
# Protesters

Families hold anxious vigil outside Hong Kong university as 100 protesters remain besieged

Nov 19th 2019, 7:08 AM 6,500 Views 7 Comments

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has called for a peaceful end to the siege.

# protesters - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Students armed with petrol bombs - and bows and arrows - clash with police overnight in Hong Kong
# Violence
# Violence

Students armed with petrol bombs - and bows and arrows - clash with police overnight in Hong Kong

Nov 13th 2019, 7:28 AM 7,714 Views 13 Comments

Hong Kong’s underground subway system was closed amid further violence overnight.

# protesters - Monday 4 November, 2019

Protesters plan 'bikini & shorts' protest over Taoiseach 'positive' climate change remarks
# Dáil Gates
# Dáil Gates

Protesters plan 'bikini & shorts' protest over Taoiseach 'positive' climate change remarks

Nov 4th 2019, 11:47 AM 42,982 Views 74 Comments

Varadkar said one of the benefits to climate change is warmer winters.

# protesters - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Protesters ignore ban to clash with police in Hong Kong
# Police Ban
# Police Ban

Protesters ignore ban to clash with police in Hong Kong

Oct 20th 2019, 3:30 PM 6,866 Views 5 Comments

Unrest in the city continued today despite a police ban.

# protesters - Monday 14 October, 2019

Chaos at Barcelona airport as thousands protest over sentencing of Catalan leaders
# Protests
# Protests

Chaos at Barcelona airport as thousands protest over sentencing of Catalan leaders

Oct 14th 2019, 8:34 PM 38,801 Views 43 Comments

Demonstrators flooded the streets of Barcelona before marching towards El Prat airport in Barcelona.

# protesters - Monday 9 September, 2019

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing
# Democracy
# Democracy

Hong Kong protesters march to US consulate to increase pressure on Beijing

Sep 9th 2019, 8:37 AM 6,558 Views 20 Comments

Millions of Hong Kongers have protested in the past three months.

# protesters - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Hong Kong leader calls for dialogue as extradition bill withdrawal slammed as 'too little, too late'
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong leader calls for dialogue as extradition bill withdrawal slammed as 'too little, too late'

Sep 5th 2019, 7:30 AM 6,843 Views 5 Comments

Carrie Lam announced yesterday that she is scrapping the controversial extradition bill.

# protesters - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Tens of thousands march in another huge anti-government rally in Hong Kong
# Protest
# Protest

Tens of thousands march in another huge anti-government rally in Hong Kong

Jul 21st 2019, 1:45 PM 9,535 Views 16 Comments

The protests have been sparked by years of rising anger over Beijing’s influence.

# protesters - Monday 1 July, 2019

Hong Kong protest: Riot police fire tear gas on crowd hours after group breaches parliament
# Violent Protests
# Violent Protests

Hong Kong protest: Riot police fire tear gas on crowd hours after group breaches parliament

Updated Jul 1st 2019, 5:24 PM 16,455 Views 62 Comments

Today is the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong from UK to Chinese rule.

# protesters - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Taoiseach has no plans to beef up security for ministers after protests at their homes
# Home Security
# Home Security

Taoiseach has no plans to beef up security for ministers after protests at their homes

Apr 21st 2019, 8:00 AM 13,777 Views 69 Comments

Leo Varadkar says he has not added any extra security after protests at his home.

# protesters - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Police use 'tear gas' on Tour de France protesters who blocked route with bales of hay
# Chaos
From The42
# Chaos

Police use 'tear gas' on Tour de France protesters who blocked route with bales of hay

Jul 24th 2018, 12:15 PM 28,409 Views 16 Comments

Some riders were affected and the 16th stage had to be temporarily stopped.

# protesters - Monday 9 July, 2018

Pride in London organisers 'sorry' over 'anti-trans' protest
# Protesters
# Protesters

Pride in London organisers 'sorry' over 'anti-trans' protest

Jul 9th 2018, 9:49 AM 33,539 Views 149 Comments

Pride in London said the group “forced their way to the front of the parade”.

# protesters - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Iran warns protesters they will 'pay the price' after third night of mass demonstrations
# Unrest
# Unrest

Iran warns protesters they will 'pay the price' after third night of mass demonstrations

Dec 31st 2017, 12:28 PM 10,425 Views 105 Comments

Two people have been killed and dozens injured.

# protesters - Saturday 30 December, 2017

'The world is watching': Tear gas and arrests as Iran tries to crack down on protests
# Anti-regime
# Anti-regime

'The world is watching': Tear gas and arrests as Iran tries to crack down on protests

Dec 30th 2017, 7:10 PM 24,878 Views 134 Comments

Counter demonstrations have been organised for today.

# protesters - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Protesters clash in Phoenix as Trump defends his response to Charlottesville violence
# Defensive
# Defensive

Protesters clash in Phoenix as Trump defends his response to Charlottesville violence

Aug 23rd 2017, 7:09 AM 15,064 Views 41 Comments

Trump made his comments during a rally in Phoenix, Arizona.

# protesters - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Graphic pro-life events planned for Cork and Dublin airports 'won't get permission'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Graphic pro-life events planned for Cork and Dublin airports 'won't get permission'

Jun 27th 2017, 2:01 PM 47,054 Views 213 Comments

The group planning the events, the Irish Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform, is seeking volunteers and donations.

# protesters - Friday 28 April, 2017

Politicians attacked after Macedonia's parliament stormed by 100 protesters
# Skopje
# Skopje

Politicians attacked after Macedonia's parliament stormed by 100 protesters

Apr 28th 2017, 7:16 AM 5,792 Views 8 Comments

Footage shows chairs and tripods being thrown as fist fights broke out in the parliamentary press room.

# protesters - Thursday 30 March, 2017

The DPP is concerned about possible interference in upcoming Jobstown trial
# Protesters
# Protesters

The DPP is concerned about possible interference in upcoming Jobstown trial

Mar 30th 2017, 6:39 PM 14,017 Views 0 Comments

The court heard today of the DPP’s concern that the constitutional process of trial by jury could be interfered with.

# protesters - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Dutch PM says he won't apologise to Turkey over escalating diplomatic row
# Diplomatic Dispute
# Diplomatic Dispute

Dutch PM says he won't apologise to Turkey over escalating diplomatic row

Mar 12th 2017, 6:39 PM 37,230 Views 74 Comments

A diplomatic dispute between the two countries continues to worsen.

# protesters - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Hosni Mubarak acquitted over deaths of protesters during Arab Spring revolt
# Egypt
# Egypt

Hosni Mubarak acquitted over deaths of protesters during Arab Spring revolt

Mar 2nd 2017, 4:44 PM 6,097 Views 11 Comments

He had ruled the country for 30 years before being ousted.

# protesters - Monday 20 February, 2017

'He's hurting our country': Thousands protest against Trump on US Presidents Day
# New York
# New York

'He's hurting our country': Thousands protest against Trump on US Presidents Day

Feb 20th 2017, 10:02 PM 14,868 Views 60 Comments

” I do obey President Trump as our president, but I don’t have to agree with his policies,” said one protester.

# protesters - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

VIDEO: Ryan Lochte 'hurt' after protesters storm stage during Dancing with the Stars
# Ballroom Chancer
# Ballroom Chancer

VIDEO: Ryan Lochte 'hurt' after protesters storm stage during Dancing with the Stars

Sep 13th 2016, 4:19 PM 28,011 Views 12 Comments

The controversial swimmer was making his debut on the show.

# protesters - Friday 5 August, 2016

Black Lives Matter protesters are causing traffic chaos at Heathrow airport
# Protests
# Protests

Black Lives Matter protesters are causing traffic chaos at Heathrow airport

Aug 5th 2016, 12:12 PM 20,211 Views 155 Comments

Protesters have blocked the main road into the airport, Europe’s busiest, this morning.

# protesters - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Government to appeal decision to protect Moore Street battlefield site to Supreme Court
# Courts
# Courts

Government to appeal decision to protect Moore Street battlefield site to Supreme Court

Jun 14th 2016, 7:29 PM 13,494 Views 45 Comments

The Moore Street site was ruled a “battlefield site” by the High Court in March.

# protesters - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Four charged with attempted murder after police car torched in France
# Paris
# Paris

Four charged with attempted murder after police car torched in France

May 22nd 2016, 7:31 AM 12,300 Views 28 Comments

The incident happened earlier this week and has been branded “anti-cop hatred”.

# protesters - Friday 6 May, 2016

Armed gardaí called in as anti-eviction protesters take over Limerick court
# Chaos
# Chaos

Armed gardaí called in as anti-eviction protesters take over Limerick court

May 6th 2016, 6:13 PM 24,845 Views 0 Comments

Anti-eviction protesters refused to leave the court and formed a mock jury and a mock judge.

# protesters - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

China is going to release the last Tiananmen Square protest prisoner
# 27 Years
# 27 Years

China is going to release the last Tiananmen Square protest prisoner

May 4th 2016, 10:44 AM 13,139 Views 16 Comments

Miao Deshun will be released in October after nearly three decades in jail.

# protesters - Friday 12 February, 2016

There wasn't much love for Enda Kenny in Cork today
# Heckled
# Heckled

There wasn't much love for Enda Kenny in Cork today

Feb 12th 2016, 2:19 PM 31,817 Views 167 Comments

The Taoiseach was met with more protests in the rebel county this morning.

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