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#protesters

# protesters - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Why were four water meter protesters jailed this week?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Why were four water meter protesters jailed this week?

Feb 22nd 2015, 8:00 AM 11,907 Views 176 Comments

It was a fundamental difference of opinion.

# protesters - Monday 16 February, 2015

'People like to see their TDs having good manners and some of them have crossed the line'
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

'People like to see their TDs having good manners and some of them have crossed the line'

Feb 16th 2015, 7:10 PM 19,262 Views 101 Comments

Independent TD Finian McGrath explains why support for independent and smaller parties has fallen.

# protesters - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Gardaí investigating after water meter protester allegedly "hit by digger"
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Gardaí investigating after water meter protester allegedly "hit by digger"

Jan 6th 2015, 10:19 PM 34,250 Views 157 Comments

Irish Water say they are “aware of the incident” and will help gardaí.

# protesters - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Here's why some people have travelled from Detroit to join the water charges protest
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Here's why some people have travelled from Detroit to join the water charges protest

Dec 7th 2014, 7:50 PM 20,913 Views 161 Comments

Chants heard at Dublin Airport today – ‘From Dublin to Detroit, water is a human right’

# protesters - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Court drops murder charges against ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak
# Protesters
# Protesters

Court drops murder charges against ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak

Nov 29th 2014, 9:54 AM 4,123 Views 7 Comments

The court also acquitted Mubarak of a corruption charge.

# protesters - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Clashes continue in Ferguson as cop who shot teen says he "did his job right"
# Michael Brown
# Michael Brown

Clashes continue in Ferguson as cop who shot teen says he "did his job right"

Nov 26th 2014, 8:25 AM 14,304 Views 96 Comments

Protests have been taking place across the US.

# protesters - Friday 7 November, 2014

Right2Water campaign says the gardaí have been put in an 'invidious position'
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Right2Water campaign says the gardaí have been put in an 'invidious position'

Nov 7th 2014, 10:48 PM 21,995 Views 171 Comments

The group said it is committed to campaigning peacefully and condemns any violence.

# protesters - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Hong Kong protesters told to leave within hours, or face 'serious consequences'
# Stay Or Go?
# Stay Or Go?

Hong Kong protesters told to leave within hours, or face 'serious consequences'

Oct 5th 2014, 6:04 PM 12,554 Views 22 Comments

Some groups have withdrawn, but only to reinforce other areas.

# protesters - Friday 3 October, 2014

Hong Kong protesters are coming under 'organised attack' from locals
# Pro-democracy
# Pro-democracy

Hong Kong protesters are coming under 'organised attack' from locals

Oct 3rd 2014, 2:37 PM 6,393 Views 33 Comments

The three main protester groups have called on the government to intervene, and have said they will not engage in talks until the attacks end.

# protesters - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Hong Kong's leader to protesters: 'I will not resign'
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Hong Kong's leader to protesters: 'I will not resign'

Oct 2nd 2014, 6:55 PM 5,296 Views 9 Comments

He held a press conference just minutes before a midnight deadline set by protesters demanding his resignation expired.

# protesters - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Hong Kong Occupy leader says protests will spread 'like flowers'
# Democracy
# Democracy

Hong Kong Occupy leader says protests will spread 'like flowers'

Oct 1st 2014, 9:28 AM 4,130 Views 13 Comments

Pro-democracy leaders pleaded with residents to understand why the city has been brought to a standstill.

# protesters - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Trial of human rights activist 'based on scant and dubious evidence'
# Egypt
# Egypt

Trial of human rights activist 'based on scant and dubious evidence'

Sep 13th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,133 Views 4 Comments

Another female activist arrested after a protest in June is currently on hunger strike.

# protesters - Monday 1 September, 2014

Pakistan state TV back on air after protesters storm building
# Red Zone
# Red Zone

Pakistan state TV back on air after protesters storm building

Sep 1st 2014, 11:07 AM 3,922 Views 10 Comments

The military urged the protesters to leave saying it was ‘embarrassing to everybody’.

# protesters - Sunday 17 August, 2014

State of emergency and curfew imposed in Ferguson to quell violent protests
# Shooting
# Shooting

State of emergency and curfew imposed in Ferguson to quell violent protests

Aug 17th 2014, 7:19 AM 6,809 Views 27 Comments

Michael Brown’s death has ignited several days of clashes with furious protesters.

# protesters - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Two arrested during protest against Kilkenny bridge
# River Nore
# River Nore

Two arrested during protest against Kilkenny bridge

Aug 12th 2014, 11:53 AM 9,532 Views 53 Comments

Protesters have been maintaining a 24-hour presence at the construction site.

# protesters - Friday 1 August, 2014

Emergency Leitrim Council meeting calls a halt to mining firm drilling in Belcoo
# Fracking
# Fracking

Emergency Leitrim Council meeting calls a halt to mining firm drilling in Belcoo

Aug 1st 2014, 10:43 AM 7,685 Views 52 Comments

Communities claim that the drilling in Fermanagh is the first stage in the fracking process.

# protesters - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Work on Kilkenny bridge resumes - while protesters are nearby on river
# River Nore
# River Nore

Work on Kilkenny bridge resumes - while protesters are nearby on river

Jul 31st 2014, 12:17 PM 10,228 Views 37 Comments

Protesters are pictured in canoes near where construction appears to have resumed.

# protesters - Monday 21 July, 2014

Council to hold debate on controversial Kilkenny bridge
# Over Troubled Water
# Over Troubled Water

Council to hold debate on controversial Kilkenny bridge

Jul 21st 2014, 9:53 AM 7,360 Views 21 Comments

Locals have been protesting against the plans for the scheme, claiming it will bring more traffic into the city.

# protesters - Monday 16 June, 2014

Calls for public inquiry into the policing of Corrib gas project
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Calls for public inquiry into the policing of Corrib gas project

Jun 16th 2014, 7:05 PM 11,050 Views 75 Comments

The group said there is no faith in GSOC as it currently exists.

# protesters - Friday 16 May, 2014

Tear gas and rubber bullets used on protesters demonstrating against Brazil World Cup
# Sao Paulo
# Sao Paulo

Tear gas and rubber bullets used on protesters demonstrating against Brazil World Cup

May 16th 2014, 7:01 AM 7,718 Views 25 Comments

Protesters said they wanted to draw attention to what they called a lack of investment to improve poor public services.

# protesters - Monday 31 March, 2014

Revenue office closed after protesters stage sit-in
# Revenue
# Revenue

Revenue office closed after protesters stage sit-in

Mar 31st 2014, 2:14 PM 19,954 Views 82 Comments

The people were protesting against the property tax and are not affiliated with a party.

# protesters - Sunday 23 February, 2014

PICS: Protesters have a snoop around ousted president's stately home
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

PICS: Protesters have a snoop around ousted president's stately home

Feb 23rd 2014, 3:02 PM 18,763 Views 62 Comments

Hundreds turned up to have a look around the vast estate.

# protesters - Thursday 20 February, 2014

EU adopts sanctions against Ukraine; dozens killed during fighting
# Kiev
# Kiev

EU adopts sanctions against Ukraine; dozens killed during fighting

Feb 20th 2014, 7:28 PM 6,264 Views 85 Comments

More than 60 people have been killed during bloody fighting in Kiev.

# protesters - Friday 17 January, 2014

Dozens wounded in explosion at Bangkok protest march
# Thailand
# Thailand

Dozens wounded in explosion at Bangkok protest march

Jan 17th 2014, 2:59 PM 6,244 Views 7 Comments

The anti-government movement said the explosion happened shortly before rally leader Suthep Thaugsuban was due to pass by.

# protesters - Monday 13 January, 2014

PHOTOS: Tens of thousands of protesters attempt to 'shut down' Bangkok
# Thailand
# Thailand

PHOTOS: Tens of thousands of protesters attempt to 'shut down' Bangkok

Jan 13th 2014, 11:41 AM 5,795 Views 19 Comments

The demonstrators want Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign to make way for an unelected “people’s council” that would oversee reforms.

# protesters - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Ukrainian security forces fail to retake Kiev city hall after clashes
# Protests
# Protests

Ukrainian security forces fail to retake Kiev city hall after clashes

Dec 11th 2013, 9:57 AM 4,316 Views 18 Comments

They made a failed bid to retake the building from 200 opposition activists who have occupied it for a week.

# protesters - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Four killed, dozens injured as anti-government protests continue in Bangkok
# Thailand
# Thailand

Four killed, dozens injured as anti-government protests continue in Bangkok

Dec 1st 2013, 11:36 AM 4,243 Views 7 Comments

Today, police have fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters attempting to storm government buildings and overthrow Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

# protesters - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Hundreds camped out in Rome to protest against austerity
# Italy
# Italy

Hundreds camped out in Rome to protest against austerity

Oct 20th 2013, 2:48 PM 7,433 Views 57 Comments

Tens of thousands had marched through Rome in a mostly peaceful demonstration yesterday.

# protesters - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Turkish authorities accused of sexual abuse and severe beating of protesters
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Turkish authorities accused of sexual abuse and severe beating of protesters

Oct 2nd 2013, 9:01 AM 8,288 Views 25 Comments

A report by Amnesty International also recorded examples of police firing plastic bullets directly at protesters’ heads.

# protesters - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

People from all over the country travel to Dáil Lockout protest
# Lockout 2013
# Lockout 2013

People from all over the country travel to Dáil Lockout protest

Sep 18th 2013, 1:04 PM 6,338 Views 78 Comments

Protesters have gathered outside Leinster House since 5am this morning to protest against austerity.

# protesters - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

At least 17 killed in Egypt police crackdown
# Egypt
# Egypt

At least 17 killed in Egypt police crackdown

Aug 14th 2013, 9:35 AM 2,371 Views 15 Comments

Security forces backed by bulldozers moved in to dismantle the camp in Cairo set up by Morsi supporters.

# protesters - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

IN PICTURES: Egypt protesters erupt in joy as army ousts Morsi
# Egypt
# Egypt

IN PICTURES: Egypt protesters erupt in joy as army ousts Morsi

Jul 3rd 2013, 10:30 PM 9,345 Views 43 Comments

Today the army staged a military coup after issuing an ultimatum to the country’s president on Monday.

# protesters - Monday 1 July, 2013

Egypt army threatens action in 48 hours if Morsi fails to resign
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt army threatens action in 48 hours if Morsi fails to resign

Jul 1st 2013, 5:26 PM 4,329 Views 45 Comments

In a statement read out on state television, it said the demands of the people must be met and gave 48 hours, as “a last chance”.

# protesters - Monday 17 June, 2013

Outer fence line near G8 venue breached following protest
# G8
# G8

Outer fence line near G8 venue breached following protest

Jun 17th 2013, 10:38 PM 11,766 Views 16 Comments

A G8 Not Welcome march took place this evening at 6pm. At 9pm, an outer fence line was breached.

# protesters - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Egypt protesters torch police station in Port Said
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt protesters torch police station in Port Said

Mar 2nd 2013, 5:20 PM 3,010 Views 5 Comments

Around 500 protesters threw stones and petrol bombs at the police station, setting it on fire, and then blocked fire engines from reaching the blaze.

# protesters - Friday 1 March, 2013

Death toll in Bangladesh war crimes clashes rises to 53
# India
# India

Death toll in Bangladesh war crimes clashes rises to 53

Mar 1st 2013, 12:35 PM 3,245 Views 3 Comments

Violence erupted during protests yesterday with 23 people shot dead after police opened fire in clashes with demonstrators.

# protesters - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Italy: Topless protesters hurl themselves at Berlusconi
# Italy
# Italy

Italy: Topless protesters hurl themselves at Berlusconi

Feb 24th 2013, 4:00 PM 16,170 Views 50 Comments

The women had ‘Basta Berlusconi’ (‘Enough With Berlusconi’) written on their backs.

# protesters - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Cork City Councillor defends protest that disrupted meeting
# Cork
# Cork

Cork City Councillor defends protest that disrupted meeting

Jan 29th 2013, 9:15 AM 3,750 Views 26 Comments

The meeting was abandoned after household charge protestors unfurled banners and shouted slogans from the public gallery.

# protesters - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Islamist protesters force Egypt court to halt session
# Egypt
# Egypt

Islamist protesters force Egypt court to halt session

Dec 2nd 2012, 2:45 PM 2,418 Views 4 Comments

The court had been due to rule on the legality of the Islamist-dominated constituent assembly, which drafted a new constitution that was announced yesterday.

# protesters - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Protesters, police clash in Mexico before Pena Nieto presidential inauguration
# Mexico
# Mexico

Protesters, police clash in Mexico before Pena Nieto presidential inauguration

Dec 1st 2012, 8:00 PM 4,649 Views 5 Comments

At least five police officers and a protester were injured in scuffles sparked by the 500 protesters.