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#Protests

# protests - Monday 20 April, 2020

Explainer: Why are people protesting against Covid-19 lockdowns in the US?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: Why are people protesting against Covid-19 lockdowns in the US?

Apr 20th 2020, 3:11 PM 33,351 Views 75 Comments

At one protest in Colorado, a woman shouted at a healthcare worker ‘You go to work, why can’t I go to work?’

# protests - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Some lockdown measures eased in US as protesters demand more
# United States
# United States

Some lockdown measures eased in US as protesters demand more

Apr 19th 2020, 8:49 AM 41,918 Views 94 Comments

The number of Covid-19 cases, particularly in hotspot areas, continue to rise.

# protests - Monday 17 February, 2020

Extinction Rebellion digs up Cambridge college lawn in environmental protest
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Extinction Rebellion digs up Cambridge college lawn in environmental protest

Feb 17th 2020, 10:20 PM 41,526 Views 52 Comments

Extinction Rebellion cited the college’s ‘ties with fossil fuel companies’ in its reasoning.

# protests - Friday 17 January, 2020

Explainer: What's next for the farmers and will there be more protests?
# Beef Crisis
# Beef Crisis

Explainer: What's next for the farmers and will there be more protests?

Jan 17th 2020, 6:50 AM 14,231 Views 48 Comments

Farmers said they were returning home to rethink their next moves, adding that they have nothing left to lose.

# protests - Monday 13 January, 2020

Iranian police fire tear gas at people protesting against downing of passenger jet
# Tehran
# Tehran

Iranian police fire tear gas at people protesting against downing of passenger jet

Jan 13th 2020, 7:19 AM 9,325 Views 23 Comments

US President Donald Trump warned Iran that the world and “more importantly, the USA is watching”.

# protests - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Vast majority of people support banning protests outside facilities that provide abortion services
# Exclusion Zones
# Exclusion Zones

Vast majority of people support banning protests outside facilities that provide abortion services

Jan 8th 2020, 6:00 AM 16,171 Views 77 Comments

Eight in 10 women and over seven in 10 men support the measure, according to a new opinion poll.

# protests - Thursday 2 January, 2020

'How dare you': Minister slams protesters who demonstrated outside the National Maternity Hospital
# Exclusion Zones
# Exclusion Zones

'How dare you': Minister slams protesters who demonstrated outside the National Maternity Hospital

Jan 2nd 2020, 5:24 PM 69,901 Views 189 Comments

Simon Harris said the protests held outside Holles Street yesterday were ‘sickening’.

# protests - Thursday 26 December, 2019

'Nothing special being asked of Oughterard' in accommodating asylum seekers, said top Justice official
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

'Nothing special being asked of Oughterard' in accommodating asylum seekers, said top Justice official

Dec 26th 2019, 7:00 AM 15,224 Views 42 Comments

Plans for a Direct Provision centre were abandoned after weeks of protests by locals.

# protests - Thursday 19 December, 2019

1,200 people detained in India amid widespread protests over new citizenship law
# India
# India

1,200 people detained in India amid widespread protests over new citizenship law

Dec 19th 2019, 10:18 PM 10,919 Views 6 Comments

At least three people were reported to have been killed during protests around the country.

# protests - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans
# Transport Stoppages
# Transport Stoppages

French police fire tear gas as hundreds of thousands protest pension reform plans

Dec 17th 2019, 11:06 PM 10,650 Views 14 Comments

Commuters in Paris and other big cities have borne the brunt of transport stoppages so far but Christmas travel plans are now at risk.

Fears El Clasico could be overshadowed by protests
# Disruption
From The42
# Disruption

Fears El Clasico could be overshadowed by protests

Dec 17th 2019, 11:54 AM 5,937 Views 0 Comments

Zinedine Zidane insists Real Madrid are only focused on football.

# protests - Monday 16 December, 2019

Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters in end to temporary lull
# MONGKOK DISTRICT
# MONGKOK DISTRICT

Police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters in end to temporary lull

Dec 16th 2019, 6:55 AM 4,414 Views 0 Comments

Police say radical protesters threw bricks at officers and tossed traffic cones at a police vehicle.

# protests - Friday 13 December, 2019

Roads reopen and delays expected as housing protest finishes in the centre of Dublin
# Protests
# Protests

Roads reopen and delays expected as housing protest finishes in the centre of Dublin

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 6:23 PM 48,047 Views 25 Comments

Last Friday, protesters also blocked off Aungier Street in a housing protest.

# protests - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Ligue 1 match halted for more than 25 minutes amid protests
# Disruption
From The42
# Disruption

Ligue 1 match halted for more than 25 minutes amid protests

Dec 3rd 2019, 8:53 PM 5,500 Views 0 Comments

Bordeaux might be riding high in the table this season, but the club’s fans are far from happy.

# protests - Sunday 1 December, 2019

MPs back Malta Prime Minister to keep job despite protests over murder probe
# Daphne Galizia
# Daphne Galizia

MPs back Malta Prime Minister to keep job despite protests over murder probe

Dec 1st 2019, 6:58 PM 7,022 Views 0 Comments

Anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed by a car bomb in 2017.

# protests - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Explainer: Why are farmers protesting outside Leinster House this week?
# Beef
# Beef

Explainer: Why are farmers protesting outside Leinster House this week?

Nov 27th 2019, 2:51 PM 18,051 Views 4 Comments

A deal was brokered and a task force established – so why are there still protests?

# protests - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Top hat belonging to Adolf Hitler sells for €50,000 at auction amid international protests
# Nazi Memorabilia
# Nazi Memorabilia

Top hat belonging to Adolf Hitler sells for €50,000 at auction amid international protests

Nov 20th 2019, 9:28 PM 19,496 Views 48 Comments

Several items of Nazi memorabilia fetched hundreds of thousands of Euro at the auction.

Hong Kong Open postponed due to anti-government protests
# Social Unrest
From The42
# Social Unrest

Hong Kong Open postponed due to anti-government protests

Nov 20th 2019, 10:30 AM 2,769 Views 0 Comments

The European Tour has released a statement today, adding that they hope to reschedule for early next year.

# protests - Monday 18 November, 2019

Hong Kong: Student protesters escape police siege by climbing down ropes to waiting motorbikes
# Tensions
# Tensions

Hong Kong: Student protesters escape police siege by climbing down ropes to waiting motorbikes

Updated Nov 18th 2019, 2:17 PM 20,498 Views 28 Comments

Police said they had fired three live rounds at a protest site near the university.

# protests - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Hong Kong police officer shot with arrow as violence escalates
# Protests
# Protests

Hong Kong police officer shot with arrow as violence escalates

Nov 17th 2019, 5:10 PM 15,088 Views 36 Comments

Protesters also set an overhead footbridge on fire.

# protests - Friday 15 November, 2019

Man dies in Hong Kong as government condemns 'malicious' protests
# Death
# Death

Man dies in Hong Kong as government condemns 'malicious' protests

Nov 15th 2019, 7:18 AM 9,904 Views 14 Comments

The 70-year-old man was hit on the head with a brick.

# protests - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Irish students studying in Hong Kong forced to return to Ireland amid violent protests on campus
# Chaos
# Chaos

Irish students studying in Hong Kong forced to return to Ireland amid violent protests on campus

Nov 14th 2019, 4:14 PM 15,955 Views 12 Comments

Students from UCD, Trinity College and NUIG are in discussions about returning as a result of the protests.

Universities on shutdown in Hong Kong as foreign students are encouraged to leave over  violent protests
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Universities on shutdown in Hong Kong as foreign students are encouraged to leave over violent protests

Nov 14th 2019, 8:05 AM 7,242 Views 7 Comments

It follows five months of unrest from pro-democracy protesters.

# protests - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed
# Protests
# Protests

Subway, shops vandalised in Hong Kong as experts warn independent review of police force needed

Nov 10th 2019, 10:48 AM 8,476 Views 9 Comments

Hong Kong asked international experts to assist in reviewing the force’s response to protests.

# protests - Friday 8 November, 2019

Fresh outrage as Hong Kong student dies after falling during clashes with police
# Fatality
# Fatality

Fresh outrage as Hong Kong student dies after falling during clashes with police

Nov 8th 2019, 7:25 AM 7,341 Views 7 Comments

Alex Chow was taken unconscious to hospital early on Monday morning following late-night clashes.

# protests - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Chinese news agency slams ‘barbaric’ attack on its Hong Kong office by protesters
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Chinese news agency slams ‘barbaric’ attack on its Hong Kong office by protesters

Nov 3rd 2019, 11:54 AM 7,667 Views 9 Comments

More protests were being planned in seven districts today.

# protests - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong protesters target Chinese state-owned news agency in latest round of marches

Updated Nov 2nd 2019, 11:17 AM 7,048 Views 9 Comments

Earlier, police fired tear gas and a water cannon after some protesters hurled petrol bombs.

# protests - Friday 1 November, 2019

Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Outrage in Spain after men are acquitted of raping girl 'because she didn't fight back'

Nov 1st 2019, 9:44 PM 104,934 Views 43 Comments

The 14-year-old victim was unconscious at the time.

# protests - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Dozens of people killed during anti-government protests in Iraq
# Baghdad
# Baghdad

Dozens of people killed during anti-government protests in Iraq

Oct 26th 2019, 2:19 PM 9,974 Views 20 Comments

Nearly 200 people have died and thousands have been wounded since the rallies first began earlier this mont.

One million Chileans take to streets to demand resignation of president Sebastian Pinera
# Unrest
# Unrest

One million Chileans take to streets to demand resignation of president Sebastian Pinera

Oct 26th 2019, 7:37 AM 7,726 Views 11 Comments

It was the seventh day in a week of protests that has seen 19 people killed.

# protests - Friday 25 October, 2019

Explainer: How did protests over metro fares in Chile lead to days of violent fatal clashes?
# Unrest
# Unrest

Explainer: How did protests over metro fares in Chile lead to days of violent fatal clashes?

Oct 25th 2019, 6:05 AM 6,778 Views 8 Comments

Yesterday, a four-year-old child was killed during the latest round of protests.

# protests - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Violence in Chile sparked by metro fare hike has left three dead
# Santiago
# Santiago

Violence in Chile sparked by metro fare hike has left three dead

Oct 20th 2019, 11:10 AM 16,881 Views 14 Comments

Protests are angry at the increasing cost of living in Chile.

# protests - Saturday 19 October, 2019

President Higgins and Minister Paul Kehoe evacuated from Beirut hotel due to 'security concerns'
# Protests
# Protests

President Higgins and Minister Paul Kehoe evacuated from Beirut hotel due to 'security concerns'

Oct 19th 2019, 6:37 PM 25,165 Views 41 Comments

Their itinerary for today was cancelled due the ongoing protests in the city.

# protests - Friday 18 October, 2019

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona

Oct 18th 2019, 10:45 PM 12,244 Views 28 Comments

Highways were occupied by thousands of people joining five marches from inland towns.

El Clasico postponed for security reasons
# Political Unrest
From The42
# Political Unrest

El Clasico postponed for security reasons

Oct 18th 2019, 10:55 AM 10,155 Views 12 Comments

Next Saturday’s meeting between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been called off due to the Catalonia protests.

# protests - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Several arrests as angry London commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from roof of train
# Tube Disruption
# Tube Disruption

Several arrests as angry London commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from roof of train

Updated Oct 17th 2019, 8:56 AM 60,853 Views 146 Comments

The protesters were holding a banner which read: “Business As Usual = Death”.

# protests - Monday 14 October, 2019

Chaos at Barcelona airport as thousands protest over sentencing of Catalan leaders
# Protests
# Protests

Chaos at Barcelona airport as thousands protest over sentencing of Catalan leaders

Oct 14th 2019, 8:34 PM 38,735 Views 43 Comments

Demonstrators flooded the streets of Barcelona before marching towards El Prat airport in Barcelona.

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid
# Independence
# Independence

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid

Oct 14th 2019, 8:48 AM 10,969 Views 45 Comments

The leaders of the independence movement were found guilty on charges of sedition and misuse of public funds.

Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Xi Jinping warns of 'smashed' bodies and 'bones ground to powder' as Hong Kong protests continue

Oct 14th 2019, 8:20 AM 15,296 Views 13 Comments

He made the comments during a visit to Nepal at the weekend.

# protests - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: Former Irish Paralympian denies charge of gluing himself to plane at London City Airport
# Court
# Court

Extinction Rebellion: Former Irish Paralympian denies charge of gluing himself to plane at London City Airport

Oct 12th 2019, 11:57 AM 15,164 Views 0 Comments

James Brown entered a not guilty plea at Westminster Magistrates’ Court