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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Protests

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Met Police ‘fully prepared’ to counter further Just Stop Oil protests ahead of Christmas
The group has been using civil resistance and direct action as part of its campaign to stop future gas and oil projects.
UN human rights council eyes investigation of Iran's crackdown on protests
Over 360 people, including 47 children, have been killed in the crackdown according to human rights groups
Iran arrests two top actors who removed headscarves, state media reports
Iran’s clerical leadership has been shaken by more than two months of women-led demonstrations
FactCheck: Iranian protesters have been arrested & killed, but 15,000 aren't sentenced to death
Justin Trudeau helped spread the claim, but later deleted his tweet.
Iran issues first death sentence for Mahsa Amini 'riots'
Dozens of people, mainly demonstrators but also security personnel, have been killed during the protests
'People are in real crisis': Cost-of-living protests take place across the country
The Cost of Living Coalition said the protests will ‘send a clear message that the budget is not enough’.
Templemore swimming pool to be re-opened to local groups following protests
The pool at the Garda training college was closed to the public several months ago.
Man detained after eggs thrown at Britain's King Charles during visit to York
Police officers were seen restraining a suspect following the incident, which left the British Royals unhurt.
Bolsonaro asks supporters to 'unblock' roads following election defeat
Demonstrators unwilling to accept the results of Sunday’s election have clogged routes around the country.
Drivers drag Just Stop Oil protesters away during London road blockages
Police have made a number of arrests after anti-oil activists blocked four roads in London.
Iran security forces 'open fire' as thousands mourn Mahsa Amini
The crowds were marking 40 days since the 22 year old’s death.
Just Stop Oil protesters halt traffic and throw soup over UK Government department
Earlier two activists climbed to the top of the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge which links Essex and Kent.
Iran doubles official toll for Tehran prison fire deaths to eight
An government news agency claimed clashes at the prison were unrelated to protests about the death of Mahsa Amini
Iran’s crackdown on protests over Mahsa Amini death intensifies in Kurdish region
Riot police fired into at least one neighbourhood in Sanandaj, the capital of Iran’s Kurdistan province.
Mother of teen protestor in Iran says her daughter was murdered
The protests were sparked by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in the custody of the morality police.
Iranians protest for 10th night following warning of 'decisive' response from judiciary
Protests abroad in solidarity with Iranian women were also held in Athens, Berlin, Brussels, Istanbul, Madrid, New York and other cities.
Iran's main reformist party urges end to mandatory dress code
At least 35 people have been killed and hundreds wounded in the protests that erupted after Mahsa Amini’s death.
17 dead in Iran as protests grow following death of woman after morality police arrest
Iranian authorities have also restricted internet access and blocked messaging apps including WhatsApp and Instagram.
Over 1,300 arrests at anti-mobilisation protests across Russia, NGO says
The OVD-Info monitoring group counted at least 1,332 people detained at rallies in 38 cities.
Protests spread across Iran over woman's death following arrest due to 'improper' headscarf
In the demonstrations, many Iranian women have taken off their headscarves in protest.
Controversy swirls at LIV Golf's first US event
A group of family members of people killed in the 11 September, 2001 attacks held a press conference to voice their outrage.
'My body my choice': Thousands rally across US for abortion rights
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.
Sri Lanka deploys troops in capital after violence and protests
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.
White House warns against violence after abortion protests
Press Secretary Jen Psaki called for restraint after reports of demonstrations outside the homes of two Supreme Court justices.
Thousands rally in Armenia against Karabakh concessions
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.
Donald Trump tells court he was afraid he'd be killed if protesters threw tomatoes at him
Donald Trump said that “tomatoes are bad, by the way” – but that “some fruit is a lot worse”.
More than 80 arrested in Essex as climate change protests continue
Police said arrests were made for a variety of offences.
Protests to take place across Britain over cost-of-living crisis
Thousands of people are expected to take to the streets across Britain today.
Hundreds of climate protesters gather across island of Ireland
A rally closed off one side of Merrion Square in Dublin, as protesters gathered to demand urgent action to tackle climate change.
Rangers accuse fans’ group of waging ‘propaganda war’ against club
Influential fans’ group Club 1872 say the club’s executive team have an ‘extremely unhealthy disdain for the Rangers support’.
British royals to face protests and call for slavery reparations in Jamaica
It is thought a demonstration will be staged outside the British High Commission in Kingston on Tuesday.
Demonstrators protest over 'barbaric' strip-search of black schoolgirl in London
A review found that Met Police officers searched the girl without another adult present and in the knowledge that she was menstruating.
Downing Street warns P&O Ferries it is ‘looking very closely’ at legality of sackings
Demonstrations are being held at ports today, with unions calling for a boycott of the company.
'Choose the side of good': Ukrainian nationals protest outside Chinese Embassy in Dublin
Gardaí were on patrol outside the embassy as the protest took place.
More protesters against Covid measures enter Canada capital
Similar protests were planned for other Canadian cities including Toronto and Winnipeg.
Dozens arrested to suppress protests on Myanmar coup anniversary
Opponents of military rule in the country have called for a “Silent Strike” aimed at emptying the streets of Myanmar’s cities and towns.
Kazakh leader says Russian-led troops will pull out after quelling unrest
President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has blamed the unrest on foreign-backed “terrorists”.
Albanian opposition supporters clash over party leadership
Police used a water cannon and tear gas on protesters who had stormed the ground floor of the centre-right Democratic Party’s headquarters.
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Hong Kong votes on new 'patriots only' legislature
It is the first legislature poll under the new political blueprint China imposed on Hong Kong following massive pro-democracy protests two years ago.
Four face trial over toppling of Bristol statue of slave trader Edward Colston
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