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#Protests

# 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 48,867 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 12,549 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 34,836 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 23,316 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 6,857 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 13,548 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 10,704 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 43,189 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 7,113 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 13,828 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 25,641 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 13,844 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 15,191 Views 24 Comments

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

# protests - Saturday 22 May, 2021

'An epic journey': Three former Debenhams workers on picketing during a pandemic
# On The Picket
# On The Picket

'An epic journey': Three former Debenhams workers on picketing during a pandemic

May 22nd 2021, 6:00 AM 11,222 Views 14 Comments

Their picketing days are over but they are determined to keep fighting for workers’ protections.

# protests - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Man United fans launch fresh protest ahead of Liverpool clash
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

Man United fans launch fresh protest ahead of Liverpool clash

May 13th 2021, 7:46 PM 20,705 Views 29 Comments

The fixture was postponed 11 days ago when supporters stormed the pitch.

# protests - Friday 7 May, 2021

Joel Glazer vows to improve communication with Man United fans
# Must Do Better
From The42
# Must Do Better

Joel Glazer vows to improve communication with Man United fans

May 7th 2021, 3:57 PM 4,700 Views 19 Comments

The supporters have said ‘change is needed and the club must act now’, setting out a five-point plan.

Jurgen Klopp criticises pundits’ push for protests
# Keep Calm
From The42
# Keep Calm

Jurgen Klopp criticises pundits’ push for protests

May 7th 2021, 3:40 PM 5,477 Views 3 Comments

Last weekend’s match against Manchester United at Old Trafford was postponed.

# protests - Monday 3 May, 2021

Manchester United promise to ban supporters involved in violent behaviour during protests
# Protests
From The42
# Protests

Manchester United promise to ban supporters involved in violent behaviour during protests

Updated May 3rd 2021, 4:43 PM 31,723 Views 40 Comments

A number of supporters forced their way into Old Trafford on Sunday as a demonstration against the Glazer family.

# protests - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Old Trafford protests ‘just the start’ and Glazers should take note – Roy Keane
# Support
From The42
# Support

Old Trafford protests ‘just the start’ and Glazers should take note – Roy Keane

May 2nd 2021, 7:13 PM 14,629 Views 42 Comments

The demonstration caused the postponement of Manchester United’s Premier League clash with Liverpool.

# protests - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'
# US
# US

Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'

Apr 13th 2021, 7:32 AM 17,953 Views 103 Comments

The city is already experiencing tensions as the George Floyd murder trial continues.

# protests - Monday 12 April, 2021

Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest
# Protests
# Protests

Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 7:17 PM 49,036 Views 0 Comments

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said he expected closing arguments to begin next week.

# protests - Friday 9 April, 2021

Military limits internet use as Myanmar information blackout worsens
# Broadband
# Broadband

Military limits internet use as Myanmar information blackout worsens

Apr 9th 2021, 7:15 AM 5,513 Views 3 Comments

Protests against the 1 February coup that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi are still ongoing.

# protests - Friday 2 April, 2021

Myanmar shuts down wireless internet services as coup protests continue
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar shuts down wireless internet services as coup protests continue

Apr 2nd 2021, 9:44 AM 8,876 Views 15 Comments

Meanwhile, the UN Security Council has strongly condemned the use of violence against peaceful protesters.

# protests - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Belgian police clash with large crowd at 'April Fool's' party in Brussels park
# Belgium
# Belgium

Belgian police clash with large crowd at 'April Fool's' party in Brussels park

Apr 1st 2021, 10:50 PM 27,082 Views 49 Comments

The festival, dubbed ‘La Boum’ or ‘the party’, had been advertised on social media and police warned that it was a fake event on April Fool’s Day.

# protests - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Arrests amid major Garda presence as anti-lockdown events take place in Dublin
# Protests
# Protests

Arrests amid major Garda presence as anti-lockdown events take place in Dublin

Mar 17th 2021, 8:21 PM 147,139 Views 155 Comments
  • 16 arrests had been made as of 3pm this afternoon, gardaí said.
  • Officers are appealing to people not to attend parties or gatherings tonight.

# protests - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

'People lack hope': Labour calls for more nuanced approach towards anti-lockdown protests
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

'People lack hope': Labour calls for more nuanced approach towards anti-lockdown protests

Mar 16th 2021, 6:38 PM 20,002 Views 40 Comments

Labour’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin says dismissing protesters as ‘cranks’ will not work.

# protests - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Myanmar's junta declares martial law in two townships after one of deadliest days
# Protests
# Protests

Myanmar's junta declares martial law in two townships after one of deadliest days

Updated Mar 14th 2021, 7:28 PM 11,325 Views 4 Comments

Earlier, the civilian leader of Myanmar’s government vowed a ‘revolution’ against the junta.

# protests - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Four killed as Myanmar forces continue clashes with protesters
# Anti-Coup
# Anti-Coup

Four killed as Myanmar forces continue clashes with protesters

Mar 13th 2021, 10:05 AM 5,466 Views 7 Comments

More than 70 people are believed to have been killed during the clashes.

# protests - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Myanmar protesters defy curfew as media outlets ordered to shut
# Students
# Students

Myanmar protesters defy curfew as media outlets ordered to shut

Mar 9th 2021, 7:08 AM 4,446 Views 8 Comments

Students and other civilians took part in one of many daily protests across the country against the military’s seizure of power last month.

# protests - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues
# Yangon
# Yangon

Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues

Mar 2nd 2021, 8:48 AM 5,231 Views 1 Comment

Police in Yangon used tear gas against the protesters.

# protests - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Police in Myanmar intensify use of force at anti-coup protests
# Clashes
# Clashes

Police in Myanmar intensify use of force at anti-coup protests

Feb 28th 2021, 9:55 AM 5,365 Views 0 Comments

Footage showed protesters in Yangon running away from police as they charged at them.

# protests - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters
# Mandalay
# Mandalay

Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters

Feb 27th 2021, 10:48 AM 8,219 Views 5 Comments

Demonstrators had sought to assemble in Yangon and Mandalay.

# protests - Friday 19 February, 2021

Woman shot during Myanmar protest dies
# Naypyitaw
# Naypyitaw

Woman shot during Myanmar protest dies

Feb 19th 2021, 8:40 AM 5,544 Views 2 Comments

Mya Thwet Thwet Khine was shot during a demonstration in Naypyitaw on February 9.

# protests - Monday 15 February, 2021

Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops

Feb 15th 2021, 7:35 AM 6,984 Views 1 Comment

The country’s new military leadership has so far been unmoved by a torrent of international condemnation.

# protests - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence

Feb 10th 2021, 8:16 AM 4,762 Views 4 Comments

Protesters are calling for power to be restored to Aung San Suu Kyi’s deposed civilian government.

# protests - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained
# Moscow
# Moscow

Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:22 AM 14,646 Views 19 Comments

Britain, France, Germany, the United States and the European Union denounced the ruling and called for his immediate release.

# protests - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia
# Kremlin
# Kremlin

Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia

Updated Jan 31st 2021, 3:29 PM 18,807 Views 20 Comments

Protesters defied government warnings to rally from Vladivostok to Saint Petersburg in a second weekend of mass demonstrations.

# protests - Monday 25 January, 2021

Explainer: What's going on with anti-lockdown protests in the Netherlands?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: What's going on with anti-lockdown protests in the Netherlands?

Jan 25th 2021, 2:54 PM 45,749 Views 62 Comments

Around 250 people were arrested following protests across the Netherlands yesterday over a new curfew.

Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police

Jan 25th 2021, 8:08 AM 24,851 Views 73 Comments

Hundreds gathered to protest a curfew in place until February.

# protests - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained
# Russia
# Russia

Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained

Updated Jan 24th 2021, 4:53 PM 27,790 Views 40 Comments

Tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny in Russia this weekend.

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