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#Protests

# protests - 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 14,606 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.

# protests - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Sri Lanka deploys troops in capital after violence and protests
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka deploys troops in capital after violence and protests

May 11th 2022, 2:03 PM 3,268 Views 0 Comments

In the past few days, eight people have died and more than 200 have been injured in violent attacks in which mobs set fire to buildings and vehicles.

# protests - Monday 9 May, 2022

White House warns against violence after abortion protests
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

White House warns against violence after abortion protests

May 9th 2022, 5:16 PM 10,723 Views 37 Comments

Press Secretary Jen Psaki called for restraint after reports of demonstrations outside the homes of two Supreme Court justices.

# protests - Sunday 1 May, 2022

Thousands rally in Armenia against Karabakh concessions
# Armenia
# Armenia

Thousands rally in Armenia against Karabakh concessions

May 1st 2022, 5:36 PM 25,630 Views 3 Comments

Karabakh was at the centre of a six-week war in 2020 that claimed more than 6,500 lives before it ended with a Russian-brokered ceasefire agreement.

# protests - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Donald Trump tells court he was afraid he'd be killed if protesters threw tomatoes at him
# Drive-by Fruiting
# Drive-by Fruiting

Donald Trump tells court he was afraid he'd be killed if protesters threw tomatoes at him

Apr 28th 2022, 8:44 AM 32,239 Views 52 Comments

Donald Trump said that “tomatoes are bad, by the way” – but that “some fruit is a lot worse”.

# protests - Saturday 2 April, 2022

More than 80 arrested in Essex as climate change protests continue
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

More than 80 arrested in Essex as climate change protests continue

Apr 2nd 2022, 8:15 PM 10,638 Views 6 Comments

Police said arrests were made for a variety of offences.

Protests to take place across Britain over cost-of-living crisis
# Price Rises
# Price Rises

Protests to take place across Britain over cost-of-living crisis

Apr 2nd 2022, 3:01 PM 18,623 Views 35 Comments

Thousands of people are expected to take to the streets across Britain today.

# protests - Friday 25 March, 2022

Hundreds of climate protesters gather across island of Ireland
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Hundreds of climate protesters gather across island of Ireland

Mar 25th 2022, 5:26 PM 11,420 Views 22 Comments

A rally closed off one side of Merrion Square in Dublin, as protesters gathered to demand urgent action to tackle climate change.

# protests - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Rangers accuse fans’ group of waging ‘propaganda war’ against club
# Protests
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# Protests

Rangers accuse fans’ group of waging ‘propaganda war’ against club

Mar 22nd 2022, 3:38 PM 7,814 Views 18 Comments

Influential fans’ group Club 1872 say the club’s executive team have an ‘extremely unhealthy disdain for the Rangers support’.

# protests - Monday 21 March, 2022

British royals to face protests and call for slavery reparations in Jamaica
# Protests
# Protests

British royals to face protests and call for slavery reparations in Jamaica

Mar 21st 2022, 7:39 AM 27,489 Views 21 Comments

It is thought a demonstration will be staged outside the British High Commission in Kingston on Tuesday.

# protests - Saturday 19 March, 2022

Demonstrators protest over 'barbaric' strip-search of black schoolgirl in London
# UK
# UK

Demonstrators protest over 'barbaric' strip-search of black schoolgirl in London

Mar 19th 2022, 7:40 PM 33,293 Views 0 Comments

A review found that Met Police officers searched the girl without another adult present and in the knowledge that she was menstruating.

# protests - Friday 18 March, 2022

Downing Street warns P&O Ferries it is ‘looking very closely’ at legality of sackings
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Downing Street warns P&O Ferries it is ‘looking very closely’ at legality of sackings

Updated Mar 18th 2022, 2:08 PM 53,747 Views 77 Comments

Demonstrations are being held at ports today, with unions calling for a boycott of the company.

# protests - Monday 28 February, 2022

'Choose the side of good': Ukrainian nationals protest outside Chinese Embassy in Dublin
# Protests
# Protests

'Choose the side of good': Ukrainian nationals protest outside Chinese Embassy in Dublin

Feb 28th 2022, 5:46 PM 21,312 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí were on patrol outside the embassy as the protest took place.

# protests - Saturday 5 February, 2022

More protesters against Covid measures enter Canada capital
# Ottawa
# Ottawa

More protesters against Covid measures enter Canada capital

Feb 5th 2022, 5:45 PM 20,533 Views 47 Comments

Similar protests were planned for other Canadian cities including Toronto and Winnipeg.

# protests - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Dozens arrested to suppress protests on Myanmar coup anniversary
# Arrests
# Arrests

Dozens arrested to suppress protests on Myanmar coup anniversary

Feb 1st 2022, 7:12 AM 6,936 Views 5 Comments

Opponents of military rule in the country have called for a “Silent Strike” aimed at emptying the streets of Myanmar’s cities and towns.

# protests - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Kazakh leader says Russian-led troops will pull out after quelling unrest
# Kazakhstan
# Kazakhstan

Kazakh leader says Russian-led troops will pull out after quelling unrest

Jan 11th 2022, 2:07 PM 6,867 Views 17 Comments

President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has blamed the unrest on foreign-backed “terrorists”.

# protests - Saturday 8 January, 2022

Albanian opposition supporters clash over party leadership
# Protests
# Protests

Albanian opposition supporters clash over party leadership

Jan 8th 2022, 3:00 PM 10,254 Views 8 Comments

Police used a water cannon and tear gas on protesters who had stormed the ground floor of the centre-right Democratic Party’s headquarters.

# protests - Sunday 19 December, 2021

Hong Kong votes on new 'patriots only' legislature
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong votes on new 'patriots only' legislature

Dec 19th 2021, 1:13 PM 16,522 Views 21 Comments

It is the first legislature poll under the new political blueprint China imposed on Hong Kong following massive pro-democracy protests two years ago.

# protests - Monday 13 December, 2021

Four face trial over toppling of Bristol statue of slave trader Edward Colston
# Protests
# Protests

Four face trial over toppling of Bristol statue of slave trader Edward Colston

Dec 13th 2021, 7:20 AM 12,364 Views 0 Comments

Rhian Graham, 29, Milo Ponsford, 25, Jake Skuse, 36, and Sage Willoughby, 21, will go on trial at Bristol Crown Court accused of criminal damage

# protests - Friday 26 November, 2021

French fishermen block ports in spat with UK
# Protests
# Protests

French fishermen block ports in spat with UK

Nov 26th 2021, 6:03 PM 15,363 Views 7 Comments

Fishing crews blocked ports and ferry traffic across the Channel in the continuing row over post-Brexit fishing licences.

# protests - Monday 22 November, 2021

Unrest and protests spread over Europe as new Covid-19 restrictions come in
# Protests
# Protests

Unrest and protests spread over Europe as new Covid-19 restrictions come in

Updated Nov 22nd 2021, 4:15 PM 42,962 Views 32 Comments

Austria reported over 15,000 new Covd-19 cases on Saturday.

# protests - Sunday 21 November, 2021

Violent clashes in Belgium as tens of thousands march against country’s Covid measures
# Protests
# Protests

Violent clashes in Belgium as tens of thousands march against country’s Covid measures

Nov 21st 2021, 5:44 PM 33,258 Views 107 Comments

There have been many anti-vaccination marches in European nations in recent days as one government after another tightened restrictions.

# protests - Saturday 20 November, 2021

'An orgy of violence': Injuries reported after Dutch police open fire during Rotterdam Covid riot
# Protests
# Protests

'An orgy of violence': Injuries reported after Dutch police open fire during Rotterdam Covid riot

Updated Nov 20th 2021, 12:35 PM 55,752 Views 108 Comments

The country has seen record numbers of infections in recent days and a new partial lockdown came into force a week ago.

# protests - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Thousands protest against Covid restrictions in New Zealand
# Covid19
# Covid19

Thousands protest against Covid restrictions in New Zealand

Nov 9th 2021, 7:46 AM 27,284 Views 45 Comments

The protest was peaceful, with demonstrators dispersing after performing a massed haka on the grounds of parliament.

# protests - Saturday 6 November, 2021

Protesters set to take to the streets worldwide in climate marches
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Protesters set to take to the streets worldwide in climate marches

Nov 6th 2021, 8:05 AM 11,624 Views 30 Comments

Protests are taking place in the middle weekend of the international Cop26 conference in Glasgow.

# protests - Saturday 23 October, 2021

Nationwide order for extra Garda patrols at homes of politicians and State officials
# Security
# Security

Nationwide order for extra Garda patrols at homes of politicians and State officials

Oct 23rd 2021, 12:05 AM 25,308 Views 0 Comments
  • The move follows a number of protests outside the homes of high profile politicians and State figures.
  • Sources said the direction was drawn up having received detailed intelligence on the activities of anti-vaccine activists.

# protests - Sunday 3 October, 2021

Protesters fill streets across Brazil to demand impeachment of president
# Jair Bolsonaro
# Jair Bolsonaro

Protesters fill streets across Brazil to demand impeachment of president

Oct 3rd 2021, 9:39 AM 12,749 Views 3 Comments

Jair Bolsonaro has come under fire for his government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

# protests - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Call for new laws as group that protested at Tánaiste's home pledges to target every politician
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Call for new laws as group that protested at Tánaiste's home pledges to target every politician

Sep 22nd 2021, 12:05 AM 49,027 Views 70 Comments
  • Individuals who organised and attended these protests have pledged to continue with these types of demonstrations on a weekly basis, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • The demonstrations have been widely condemned by both government and opposition politicians.

# protests - Sunday 22 August, 2021

Israeli warplanes bomb Gaza after border clashes
# Protests
# Protests

Israeli warplanes bomb Gaza after border clashes

Aug 22nd 2021, 11:25 AM 12,563 Views 23 Comments

The escalation comes three months since Israel and Hamas reached a truce following their deadliest fighting in years.

# protests - Friday 20 August, 2021

Fears grow Taliban are breaking promises to pardon opponents
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Fears grow Taliban are breaking promises to pardon opponents

Updated Aug 20th 2021, 5:59 PM 34,877 Views 44 Comments
  • US President Joe Biden is set to make a televised address about the evacuation effort.
  • A German civilian was shot on his way to the airport.
  • The Taliban conceded that some of their fighters were breaking into properties.

# protests - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Protests following alleged rape and murder of nine-year-old girl in Indian capital
# India
# India

Protests following alleged rape and murder of nine-year-old girl in Indian capital

Aug 5th 2021, 2:22 PM 23,348 Views 8 Comments

The nine-year-old girl was allegedly killed in a crematorium in south-west New Delhi – four men have been arrested.

# protests - Friday 23 July, 2021

Violence and protests continue ahead of funeral service for slain Haitian leader
# Jovenel Moise
# Jovenel Moise

Violence and protests continue ahead of funeral service for slain Haitian leader

Jul 23rd 2021, 7:58 AM 6,869 Views 8 Comments

Jovenel Moise was assassinated in his private home on 7 July.

# protests - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Cuba lifts customs restrictions on food and medicine after unprecedented protests
# Cuba
# Cuba

Cuba lifts customs restrictions on food and medicine after unprecedented protests

Jul 15th 2021, 7:14 AM 13,573 Views 4 Comments

The change will be in effect until the end of the year.

# protests - Monday 12 July, 2021

Cuba blames US for unprecedented anti-government protests
# Cuba
# Cuba

Cuba blames US for unprecedented anti-government protests

Jul 12th 2021, 8:27 PM 10,724 Views 24 Comments

The protests began on the weekend with large numbers taking to the streets on Sunday.

# protests - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Thousands protest in Dublin calling for 100% redress for homeowners hit by Mica scandal
# Large Scale Protest
# Large Scale Protest

Thousands protest in Dublin calling for 100% redress for homeowners hit by Mica scandal

Updated Jun 15th 2021, 5:45 PM 43,278 Views 71 Comments
  • The mica mineral present in concrete has caused cracks and fissures to form in 5,000-6,000 homes in primarily Donegal and Mayo.
  • The Mica Action Group (MAG) have called government action so far "disappointing and insulting".

# protests - Monday 14 June, 2021

Junta trial of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi gets underway
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Junta trial of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi gets underway

Jun 14th 2021, 1:45 PM 7,170 Views 0 Comments

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate is being charged with accepting illegal payments of cash and gold, among other charges.

# protests - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Proposal to pardon jailed Catalan separatists sparks protests in Madrid
# Independence
# Independence

Proposal to pardon jailed Catalan separatists sparks protests in Madrid

Jun 13th 2021, 5:25 PM 13,847 Views 13 Comments

As many as 25,000 people attended.

# protests - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals

Jun 5th 2021, 12:17 PM 25,669 Views 24 Comments

Winston Boogie Smith Jr died on Thursday night in Minneapolis.

# protests - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Brazilians stage more protests against Bolsonaro
# Brazil
# Brazil

Brazilians stage more protests against Bolsonaro

May 30th 2021, 10:27 AM 13,858 Views 19 Comments

The protests are focused on the Bolsonaro regime’s pandemic response, which has claimed more than 461,000 lives here.

# protests - Saturday 29 May, 2021

Protest in solidarity with Belarusian political prisoners takes place in Dublin
# Belarus Protests
# Belarus Protests

Protest in solidarity with Belarusian political prisoners takes place in Dublin

May 29th 2021, 6:36 PM 15,219 Views 24 Comments

The gathering was small and in line with Covid-19 regulations which limit how many can meet in public.

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