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# protesters - Friday 23 November, 2012

UN Special Rapporteur "concerned" about Shell to Sea protesters
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# Shell To Sea

UN Special Rapporteur "concerned" about Shell to Sea protesters

Nov 23rd 2012, 7:10 PM 6,916 Views 66 Comments

Margaret Sekaggya said there is “tangible frustration amongst local residents who are standing up for their rights”.

# protesters - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Unrest breaks out at Cork City Council meeting
# Protest
# Protest

Unrest breaks out at Cork City Council meeting

Oct 23rd 2012, 12:11 PM 17,582 Views 178 Comments

One councillor slammed the disruption of the meeting as ‘tantamount to fascism’, while another congratulated those involved on their protest.

# protesters - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Water cannon used by police during Belfast disorder
# Belfast
# Belfast

Water cannon used by police during Belfast disorder

Sep 4th 2012, 7:35 AM 4,670 Views 28 Comments

The PSNI also fired six AEP baton rounds during a second night of disorder. Fifteen police officers were injured.

# protesters - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Video, audio: Kenny tells protester 'You could do with a day's work, I'd say'
# Protesters
# Protesters

Video, audio: Kenny tells protester 'You could do with a day's work, I'd say'

May 15th 2012, 8:22 AM 7,618 Views 143 Comments

Enda Kenny was met with anger from protesters on a visit to a shopping centre in Westmeath yesterday.

# protesters - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Rape tape controversy: Woman says investigation was about 'protecting Gardaí'
# Rape Tape
# Rape Tape

Rape tape controversy: Woman says investigation was about 'protecting Gardaí'

Apr 24th 2012, 5:21 PM 9,422 Views 72 Comments

Jerrie Ann Sullivan says she is “not at all surprised” about the findings of the GSOC investigation released today.

# protesters - Monday 12 March, 2012

Column: Why is it cringeworthy to get behind a cause?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why is it cringeworthy to get behind a cause?

Mar 12th 2012, 7:30 AM 63 Views 60 Comments

There seems to be a trend towards stigmatising protesters, writes TheJournal.ie columnist Lisa McInerney. What are we afraid of? The Bono effect?

Egypt acquits 'virginity test' military doctor
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt acquits 'virginity test' military doctor

Mar 12th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,534 Views 2 Comments

Just one doctor was brought to trial over forced “virginity tests” conducted on female protesters in Egypt. The verdict cannot be appealed.

# protesters - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Column: Athens is burning – so why are Ireland’s streets still quiet?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Athens is burning – so why are Ireland’s streets still quiet?

Feb 14th 2012, 7:30 PM 92 Views 264 Comments

We haven’t rebelled at cut after cut, writes Fergal Browne. So are Irish people really such pushovers, or are there more complex factors at work?

Continued clashes in Bahrain on anniversary of revolution
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

Continued clashes in Bahrain on anniversary of revolution

Feb 14th 2012, 5:00 PM 993 Views 0 Comments

The protests continue today as people attempt to get to Pearl Square, which was the epicenter of protests last year.

# protesters - Friday 10 February, 2012

Greece: Clashes in Athens, ministers resign
# Greece
# Greece

Greece: Clashes in Athens, ministers resign

Feb 10th 2012, 5:17 PM 4,254 Views 149 Comments

Thousands of people are reported to have gathered in Athens to protest against the country’s austerity deal, leading to teargas being thrown by police.

# protesters - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Hundreds gather at Dáil for protest against small school cuts
# School Cuts
# School Cuts

Hundreds gather at Dáil for protest against small school cuts

Feb 1st 2012, 8:32 PM 3,547 Views 21 Comments

Demonstrators believe planned staffing cuts will lead to large class size increases – and fear some schools could close down altogether.

# protesters - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Arab League halts observer mission in Syria
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

Arab League halts observer mission in Syria

Jan 28th 2012, 3:29 PM 870 Views 5 Comments

The mission sharply criticised the regime of President Bashar Assad for the escalating violence which has killed at least 80 people across the country.

# protesters - Monday 23 January, 2012

Protesters descend on former Anglo Irish Banks in Galway and Dublin
# Anglo Irish Bank
# Anglo Irish Bank

Protesters descend on former Anglo Irish Banks in Galway and Dublin

Jan 23rd 2012, 1:20 PM 6,682 Views 97 Comments

Protesters have gathered outside the former Anglo Irish buildings in both cities today to protest against the payment of €1.25 billion to senior bondholders.

# protesters - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Egyptian ruler defends use of force as video emerges of woman being attacked by soldiers
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egyptian ruler defends use of force as video emerges of woman being attacked by soldiers

Dec 20th 2011, 9:31 AM 1,492 Views 9 Comments

Major General Adel Emara said the attack as an “isolated incident” and that the army has a duty to protect the state.

# protesters - Sunday 18 December, 2011

More than 440 wounded during clashes in Egypt
# Military
# Military

More than 440 wounded during clashes in Egypt

Dec 18th 2011, 3:06 PM 1,240 Views 2 Comments

Military police have been shown in video footage dragging women by the hair, even stripping the shirt off one veiled woman, and ferociously beating, kicking and stomping on protesters.

# protesters - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Time Magazine's Person of the Year is.... The Protester
# Person Of The Year
# Person Of The Year

Time Magazine's Person of the Year is.... The Protester

Dec 14th 2011, 3:41 PM 2,533 Views 15 Comments

Time says that protesters across the Middle East, Europe and North America changed the world in 2011 – but who were the runners up?

# protesters - Monday 28 November, 2011

Protesters defy deadline at Occupy LA
# Occupy
# Occupy

Protesters defy deadline at Occupy LA

Nov 28th 2011, 11:42 AM 723 Views 1 Comment

The protesters have so far defied an order from the city’s mayor to move on from outside the City Hall, where they have been camped for the past two months.

# protesters - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Five arrested after police storm building taken over by Occupy Sydney protesters
# Occupy Sydney
# Occupy Sydney

Five arrested after police storm building taken over by Occupy Sydney protesters

Nov 8th 2011, 12:47 PM 791 Views 10 Comments

Police used grinders to access an abandoned building in Sydney where up to 10 protesters had squatted as part of the Occupy Sydney protests.

# protesters - Friday 28 October, 2011

Tents at St Paul's Cathedral "were not empty"
# Occupyslx
# Occupyslx

Tents at St Paul's Cathedral "were not empty"

Oct 28th 2011, 3:30 PM 1,019 Views 18 Comments

A video filmed by Occupy London protesters claims to show that the thermal imaging camera used in Monday’s video could not detect the presence of people inside the tents.

# protesters - Saturday 1 October, 2011

UN condemns sentencing of doctors in Bahrain
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

UN condemns sentencing of doctors in Bahrain

Oct 1st 2011, 8:05 AM 352 Views 12 Comments

Twenty doctors, some of whom trained in Ireland, have been sentenced to between five and 15 years in prison for treating anti-government protesters.

# protesters - Friday 19 August, 2011

Two killed as Syrian security forces fire on protesters
# Syria
# Syria

Two killed as Syrian security forces fire on protesters

Aug 19th 2011, 2:57 PM 61 Views 0 Comments

The killings come a day after the United States and its European allies called for President Bashar al-Assad to step down following five months of unrest.

# protesters - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Mubarak denies charges from his hospital bed in Cairo
# Egypt
# Egypt

Mubarak denies charges from his hospital bed in Cairo

Aug 3rd 2011, 9:16 PM 412 Views 5 Comments

Former Egyptian president Hosni Muburak could face the death penalty if convicted. Includes video which gauges the thoughts of people on the streets of Dublin…

# protesters - Thursday 9 June, 2011

More than 1,000 Syrians refugees stream into Turkey fearing a massacre
# Syria
# Syria

More than 1,000 Syrians refugees stream into Turkey fearing a massacre

Jun 9th 2011, 3:47 PM 168 Views 0 Comments

After the Syrian authorities vowed ‘decisive’ action over the death of 120 troops, locals in the north of the country have fled for their lives ahead of gathering troops and government tanks.

# protesters - Friday 3 June, 2011

Protesters take over finance ministry in Athens
# Greece
# Greece

Protesters take over finance ministry in Athens

Jun 3rd 2011, 12:44 PM 516 Views 2 Comments

About 200 protesters have blockaded the entrance of the Athens finance ministry and hung a giant banner from the roof calling for a general strike – as Greece tries to wrap up tough international negotiations on new austerity measures.

# protesters - Friday 18 February, 2011

Funerals held for Bahrain protest victims as more demonstrations planned
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

Funerals held for Bahrain protest victims as more demonstrations planned

Feb 18th 2011, 10:08 AM 1,153 Views 0 Comments

Four people died on Thursday as anti-government protests are set to continue and the country’s royals pressurise international media according to reports.