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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Protests

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Unrest and protests spread over Europe as new Covid-19 restrictions come in
Austria reported over 15,000 new Covd-19 cases on Saturday.
Violent clashes in Belgium as tens of thousands march against country’s Covid measures
There have been many anti-vaccination marches in European nations in recent days as one government after another tightened restrictions.
'An orgy of violence': Injuries reported after Dutch police open fire during Rotterdam Covid riot
The country has seen record numbers of infections in recent days and a new partial lockdown came into force a week ago.
Thousands protest against Covid restrictions in New Zealand
The protest was peaceful, with demonstrators dispersing after performing a massed haka on the grounds of parliament.
Protesters set to take to the streets worldwide in climate marches
Protests are taking place in the middle weekend of the international Cop26 conference in Glasgow.
Nationwide order for extra Garda patrols at homes of politicians and State officials
The move follows a number of protests outside the homes of high profile politicians and State figures.
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.
Protesters fill streets across Brazil to demand impeachment of president
Jair Bolsonaro has come under fire for his government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Call for new laws as group that protested at Tánaiste's home pledges to target every politician
Both the Tánaiste and Minister for Health were targeted at their homes in recent weeks.
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.
Israeli warplanes bomb Gaza after border clashes
The escalation comes three months since Israel and Hamas reached a truce following their deadliest fighting in years.
Fears grow Taliban are breaking promises to pardon opponents
US President Joe Biden is set to make a televised address about the evacuation effort.
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.
Tom Clonan: The US loss to the Taliban will have severe global repercussions
Protests following alleged rape and murder of nine-year-old girl in Indian capital
The nine-year-old girl was allegedly killed in a crematorium in south-west New Delhi – four men have been arrested.
Violence and protests continue ahead of funeral service for slain Haitian leader
Jovenel Moise was assassinated in his private home on 7 July.
Cuba lifts customs restrictions on food and medicine after unprecedented protests
The change will be in effect until the end of the year.
Cuba blames US for unprecedented anti-government protests
The protests began on the weekend with large numbers taking to the streets on Sunday.
Thousands protest in Dublin calling for 100% redress for homeowners hit by Mica scandal
Defective building blocks containing the mineral have caused cracks to open up in thousands of homes.
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".
Housing Minister to meet mica-affected homeowners as thousands to march on Dublin
Mica scandal: Families to stage protest over 'farcical' State scheme to fix their crumbling homes
Junta trial of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi gets underway
The Nobel Peace Prize laureate is being charged with accepting illegal payments of cash and gold, among other charges.
Proposal to pardon jailed Catalan separatists sparks protests in Madrid
As many as 25,000 people attended.
Second night of protests in Minneapolis over fatal shooting of man by US marshals
Winston Boogie Smith Jr died on Thursday night in Minneapolis.
Brazilians stage more protests against Bolsonaro
The protests are focused on the Bolsonaro regime’s pandemic response, which has claimed more than 461,000 lives here.
Protest in solidarity with Belarusian political prisoners takes place in Dublin
The gathering was small and in line with Covid-19 regulations which limit how many can meet in public.
'An epic journey': Three former Debenhams workers on picketing during a pandemic
Their picketing days are over but they are determined to keep fighting for workers’ protections.
Man United fans launch fresh protest ahead of Liverpool clash
The fixture was postponed 11 days ago when supporters stormed the pitch.
Joel Glazer vows to improve communication with Man United fans
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
Last weekend’s match against Manchester United at Old Trafford was postponed.
Manchester United promise to ban supporters involved in violent behaviour during protests
A number of supporters forced their way into Old Trafford on Sunday as a demonstration against the Glazer family.
Old Trafford protests ‘just the start’ and Glazers should take note – Roy Keane
The demonstration caused the postponement of Manchester United’s Premier League clash with Liverpool.
Protests in Minneapolis after fatal shooting of black man by officer who 'drew handgun instead of taser'
The city is already experiencing tensions as the George Floyd murder trial continues.
Judge refuses to sequester George Floyd trial jury after new unrest
Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said he expected closing arguments to begin next week.
Military limits internet use as Myanmar information blackout worsens
Protests against the 1 February coup that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi are still ongoing.
Myanmar shuts down wireless internet services as coup protests continue
Meanwhile, the UN Security Council has strongly condemned the use of violence against peaceful protesters.
Belgian police clash with large crowd at 'April Fool's' party in Brussels park
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.
Arrests amid major Garda presence as anti-lockdown events take place in Dublin
16 arrests had been made as of 3pm this afternoon, gardaí said.
16 arrests had been made as of 3pm this afternoon, gardaí said.
Officers are appealing to people not to attend parties or gatherings tonight.
'People lack hope': Labour calls for more nuanced approach towards anti-lockdown protests
Labour’s Aodhán Ó Ríordáin says dismissing protesters as ‘cranks’ will not work.
Myanmar's junta declares martial law in two townships after one of deadliest days
Earlier, the civilian leader of Myanmar’s government vowed a ‘revolution’ against the junta.
Four killed as Myanmar forces continue clashes with protesters
More than 70 people are believed to have been killed during the clashes.
Myanmar protesters defy curfew as media outlets ordered to shut
Students and other civilians took part in one of many daily protests across the country against the military’s seizure of power last month.
Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues
Police in Yangon used tear gas against the protesters.
Police in Myanmar intensify use of force at anti-coup protests
Footage showed protesters in Yangon running away from police as they charged at them.
Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters
Demonstrators had sought to assemble in Yangon and Mandalay.
Woman shot during Myanmar protest dies
Mya Thwet Thwet Khine was shot during a demonstration in Naypyitaw on February 9.