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# protests - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Protesters march for fourth straight night in Louisville against Breonna Taylor death

Taylor, a black woman who was an emergency medical worker, was shot multiple times by white officers.

# protests - Friday 25 September, 2020

Another night under curfew for Louisville after city rocked by Breonna Taylor protests

It was confirmed on Wednesday that a grand jury had decided not to charge anyone in connection with the killing of Taylor.

# protests - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Suspect in custody after two police officers shot in US protests against Breonna Taylor death

A grand jury indicted a police officer for shooting into neighbouring apartments, but did not charge him over Taylor’s death.

# protests - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Russian spy chief accuses US of fomenting Belarus protests as opposition ally is charged

Protesters in Belarus are seeking the resignation of Alexander Lukashenko, denouncing his landslide re-election in August.

# protests - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Taoiseach says he has 'deep concerns' about 'aggression' of weekend anti-mask protest

Hundreds of people attended a protest against coronavirus restrictions in Dublin on Saturday.

# protests - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Tens of thousands rally in Belarus amid mass arrests

“I came out for freedom,” one protester said today in Minsk.

# protests - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Belarus police detain dozens of female protesters as thousands take to the streets

A massive protest is expected in Minsk tomorrow.

Tear gas fired during migrant protests on Greek island of Lesbos

Asylum seekers have been sleeping rough since Wednesday, when the Moria camp was gutted in apparent arson attacks.

# protests - Thursday 10 September, 2020

10 days of Extinction Rebellion demonstrations end with naked protesters and graffiti of Churchill statue

At least 648 people have been arrested during the environmental action.

Mayor of Portland bans police from using tear gas after three months of riots

Ted Wheeler says he still wants police to respond aggressively to prevent violence and vandalism.

# protests - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Belarus opposition figures being held in national security probe, according to investigative committee

They join a number of top critics of Alexander Lukashenko already in jail.

# protests - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Liquidator withdraws negotiated deal after Debenhams workers occupy stores in Dublin and Cork

Workers at Henry Street store were arrested this morning.

# protests - Monday 7 September, 2020

Belarus opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova 'kidnapped'

Hundreds of people were detained by police after weekend protests.

# protests - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Ninety protesters arrested in Hong Kong over demonstrations against delayed election

Hong Kong elections were due to have taken place today but were postponed for a year by the authorities.

# protests - Saturday 5 September, 2020

'England til I die': Nine arrested as police clash with anti-migrant protesters in Dover Kent This post contains videos

'England til I die': Nine arrested as police clash with anti-migrant protesters in Dover

Demonstrators who welcome migrants also rallied in the town.

Seventy two arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade newspaper printers

The action was condemned by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

# protests - Friday 4 September, 2020

City of Portland becomes focal point as it reaches 100 consecutive nights of protests

The demonstrations started in late May after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Mandate says Debenhams deal close after months of protests while liquidator says 'progress being made'

Debenhams workers have been protesting for a number of months for a fair redundancy settlement.

Prime suspect in fatal shooting of man during pro-Trump protest is shot dead by police

Officials say Michael Reinoehl brandished a gun as a federal taskforce attempted to arrest him.

# protests - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Several arrests at Extinction Rebellion protests in London

Thousands of campaigners descended on Parliament Square this afternoon.

Trump refuses to condemn killing of two protesters by 17-year-old in Kenosha

Three people were shot during the protest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

# protests - Monday 31 August, 2020

Strike leader detained in Belarus as crackdown continues

The arrest is part of an effort to stifle weeks of protests demanding the resignation of Alexander Lukashenko.

Democrats accuse Trump of inflaming racial tensions in Portland

The city has been the site of daily protests for months.

# protests - Sunday 30 August, 2020

German government condemns 'unacceptable' attempt by far-right groups to storm Reichstag

Late last night, several hundred protesters broke through barriers and a police cordon to climb the steps leading to the entrance to the Reichstag.

One dead in Portland shooting after demonstrators clash

The death follows another night of unrest in the city.

# protests - Friday 28 August, 2020

Teenager charged over fatal shootings amid US protests against racial inequality

Kyle Rittenhouse allegedly went to Kenosha from nearby Antioch, Illinois and went on a shooting rampage.

# protests - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Belarus detains more people as protests demanding leader’s resignation continue

The renewed crackdown on protesters comes as authorities crank up pressure on the opposition, jailing several activists.

# protests - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Jacob Blake: Father says son shot 'eight times' by police is 'paralysed from the waist down'

Protests broke out in the city of Kenosha after 29-year-old Jacob Blake was shot.

# protests - Monday 24 August, 2020

Protests erupt in Wisconsin after US police shoot black man in back

The man was airlifted to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee and was in serious condition.

# protests - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Tens of thousands take to the streets in Belarus demanding the resignation of the president

Officials warned Belarusians not to participate in “illegal demonstrations”.

# protests - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Four men arrested in relation to ongoing protests in Dublin

Investigations are ongoing.

# protests - Monday 17 August, 2020

'There will be no new election until you kill me': Lukashenko is defiant as EU leaders to discuss next steps

Lukashenko tried to rally support today but was met with workers chanting at him to “go away”.

# protests - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko rejects election rerun on seventh day of protests

Lukashenko said earlier that he has support from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

# protests - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Thousands continue protests in Belarus as president discusses unrest with Vladimir Putin

Crowds gathered in Minsk to honour a protester who died during this week’s crackdown.

# protests - Friday 14 August, 2020

Lebanon's parliament approves two-week state of emergency in Beirut

Dozens of demonstrators shouted as lawmakers arrived at parliament to ratify the emergency measure.

# protests - Thursday 13 August, 2020

700 more people detained in Belarus as Lukashenko calls protesters 'sheep'

More than 6,700 people have been detained following protests over a disputed election.

# protests - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Explainer: Why protests have erupted in Belarus against Europe's 'last dictator'

Alexander Lukashenko just won another presidential election, although the opposition has said it was rigged.

# protests - Monday 10 August, 2020

Police and protesters clash amid accusations of rigged Belarus presidential vote

Opposition candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya rejected the results of the exit poll.

# protests - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Fire breaks out at courthouse in California during tense late night protests

Demonstrators broke windows, spray-painted graffiti, set off fireworks and pointed lasers at officers, police said

# protests - Friday 24 July, 2020

Tense Portland standoff with US federal police continues after mayor tear-gassed

Mayor Ted Wheeler was gassed while leading a protest against the presence of federal agents.

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