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# protesters - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Teenager accused of shooting protesters extradited from Illinois to Wisconsin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

# protesters - Monday 1 July, 2019

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

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

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

# protesters - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

Counter demonstrations have been organised for today.

# protesters - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

” 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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

# protesters - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

'Get the f*** out of Wicklow': Enda met his first protesters of the election today

It got a bit heated on the campaign trail earlier.

# protesters - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Iran leader warns Saudi Arabia of 'divine revenge' over execution of cleric

Saudi Arabia has severed diplomatic ties with Iran.

# protesters - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Dozens of protesters and gardaí enter Bank of Ireland College Green after anti-austerity march

The protest ended peacefully and there were no arrests.

# protesters - Thursday 15 October, 2015

'Go f**k yourself': Trump rally descends into shouting and spitting

The billionaire’s supporters clashed with a group of Latino student protesters

# protesters - Thursday 17 September, 2015

'We don't want to be told when we can go to the toilet, or eat or sleep'

‘We had marriage equality in May, when am I going to get my equality?’

# protesters - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Cork's deputy mayor 'snubbed' water charge petition with 15,000 signatures

“It’s a gross insult to people, whether someone agrees with you or not they should take your petition.”

# protesters - Friday 1 May, 2015

Police use tear gas on stone-throwing protesters

Violent clashes have broken out in Italy as tens of thousands of protesters come out onto the streets.

# protesters - Saturday 25 April, 2015

'People who restrict the freedom of movement of others are fascists'

Micheál Martin has some strong words for protesters.

# protesters - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

'Everyone is happy': Kilkenny bridge case settles out of court

Protesters mounted demonstrations against the multi-million euro project in the medieval city.

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