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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# protesters

All time
# On the canvass
'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.
# sheikh nimr al-nimr
Iran leader warns Saudi Arabia of 'divine revenge' over execution of cleric
Saudi Arabia has severed diplomatic ties with Iran.
# Dublin
Dozens of protesters and gardaí enter Bank of Ireland College Green after anti-austerity march
The protest ended peacefully and there were no arrests.
# divisive figure
'Go f**k yourself': Trump rally descends into shouting and spitting
The billionaire’s supporters clashed with a group of Latino student protesters
# Protest
'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?’
# anti-water charges
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.”
# milan expo
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.
# brian cowen protest
'People who restrict the freedom of movement of others are fascists'
Micheál Martin has some strong words for protesters.
# It's All Over
'Everyone is happy': Kilkenny bridge case settles out of court
Protesters mounted demonstrations against the multi-million euro project in the medieval city.
# Analysis
Why were four water meter protesters jailed this week?
It was a fundamental difference of opinion.
# jobstown
'People like to see their TDs having good manners and some of them have crossed the line'
Independent TD Finian McGrath explains why support for independent and smaller parties has fallen.
# Irish Water
Gardaí investigating after water meter protester allegedly "hit by digger"
Irish Water say they are “aware of the incident” and will help gardaí.
# Irish Water
Here's why some people have travelled from Detroit to join the water charges protest
Chants heard at Dublin Airport today – ‘From Dublin to Detroit, water is a human right’
# protesters
Court drops murder charges against ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak
The court also acquitted Mubarak of a corruption charge.
# michael brown
Clashes continue in Ferguson as cop who shot teen says he "did his job right"
Protests have been taking place across the US.
# Water Charges
Right2Water campaign says the gardaí have been put in an 'invidious position'
The group said it is committed to campaigning peacefully and condemns any violence.
# Stay or Go?
Hong Kong protesters told to leave within hours, or face 'serious consequences'
Some groups have withdrawn, but only to reinforce other areas.
# Pro-democracy
Hong Kong protesters are coming under 'organised attack' from locals
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.
# Going nowhere
Hong Kong's leader to protesters: 'I will not resign'
He held a press conference just minutes before a midnight deadline set by protesters demanding his resignation expired.
# Democracy
Hong Kong Occupy leader says protests will spread 'like flowers'
Pro-democracy leaders pleaded with residents to understand why the city has been brought to a standstill.
# Egypt
Trial of human rights activist 'based on scant and dubious evidence'
Another female activist arrested after a protest in June is currently on hunger strike.
# Red Zone
Pakistan state TV back on air after protesters storm building
The military urged the protesters to leave saying it was ‘embarrassing to everybody’.
# Shooting
State of emergency and curfew imposed in Ferguson to quell violent protests
Michael Brown’s death has ignited several days of clashes with furious protesters.
# river nore
Two arrested during protest against Kilkenny bridge
Protesters have been maintaining a 24-hour presence at the construction site.
# Fracking
Emergency Leitrim Council meeting calls a halt to mining firm drilling in Belcoo
Communities claim that the drilling in Fermanagh is the first stage in the fracking process.
# river nore
Work on Kilkenny bridge resumes - while protesters are nearby on river
Protesters are pictured in canoes near where construction appears to have resumed.
# over troubled water
Council to hold debate on controversial Kilkenny bridge
Locals have been protesting against the plans for the scheme, claiming it will bring more traffic into the city.
# Gardagate
Calls for public inquiry into the policing of Corrib gas project
The group said there is no faith in GSOC as it currently exists.
# Sao Paulo
Tear gas and rubber bullets used on protesters demonstrating against Brazil World Cup
Protesters said they wanted to draw attention to what they called a lack of investment to improve poor public services.
# Revenue
Revenue office closed after protesters stage sit-in
The people were protesting against the property tax and are not affiliated with a party.
# Ukraine
PICS: Protesters have a snoop around ousted president's stately home
Hundreds turned up to have a look around the vast estate.
# kiev
EU adopts sanctions against Ukraine; dozens killed during fighting
More than 60 people have been killed during bloody fighting in Kiev.
# Thailand
Dozens wounded in explosion at Bangkok protest march
The anti-government movement said the explosion happened shortly before rally leader Suthep Thaugsuban was due to pass by.
# Thailand
PHOTOS: Tens of thousands of protesters attempt to 'shut down' Bangkok
The demonstrators want Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign to make way for an unelected “people’s council” that would oversee reforms.
# Protests
Ukrainian security forces fail to retake Kiev city hall after clashes
They made a failed bid to retake the building from 200 opposition activists who have occupied it for a week.
# Thailand
Four killed, dozens injured as anti-government protests continue in Bangkok
Today, police have fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters attempting to storm government buildings and overthrow Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
# Italy
Hundreds camped out in Rome to protest against austerity
Tens of thousands had marched through Rome in a mostly peaceful demonstration yesterday.
# Human Rights
Turkish authorities accused of sexual abuse and severe beating of protesters
A report by Amnesty International also recorded examples of police firing plastic bullets directly at protesters’ heads.
# lockout 2013
People from all over the country travel to Dáil Lockout protest
Protesters have gathered outside Leinster House since 5am this morning to protest against austerity.
# Egypt
At least 17 killed in Egypt police crackdown
Security forces backed by bulldozers moved in to dismantle the camp in Cairo set up by Morsi supporters.