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# Protests

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Woman shot during Myanmar protest dies
Mya Thwet Thwet Khine was shot during a demonstration in Naypyitaw on February 9.
Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops
The country’s new military leadership has so far been unmoved by a torrent of international condemnation.
Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence
Protesters are calling for power to be restored to Aung San Suu Kyi’s deposed civilian government.
Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny as over 1,400 protesters detained
Britain, France, Germany, the United States and the European Union denounced the ruling and called for his immediate release.
Over 4,000 people detained at Alexei Navalny protests across Russia
Protesters defied government warnings to rally from Vladivostok to Saint Petersburg in a second weekend of mass demonstrations.
Explainer: What's going on with anti-lockdown protests in the Netherlands?
Around 250 people were arrested following protests across the Netherlands yesterday over a new curfew.
Netherlands anti-curfew protests spark clashes with police
Hundreds gathered to protest a curfew in place until February.
Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained
Tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny in Russia this weekend.
Woman arrested after Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu harassed by far-right protesters outside Mansion House
Hazel Chu was approached by a group of people who criticised her for wearing a mask and referred to her as a ‘shape-shifting dragon’.
Police investigating Celtic protests that left three officers injured
Fans gathered outside the stadium calling for manager Neil Lennon to be sacked after a defeat to Ross County.
Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer
The four officers are under investigation for ‘violence with a racist motive’.
Human rights group says over 500 arrested following Belarus protests
In the capital Minsk, police wielded clubs and used tear gas and water cannon to disperse thousands of demonstrators.
Peru president faces calls to resign after three protesters killed
Seven ministers of Peru’s cabinet resigned last night.
Trump supporters protest outside count centres in several US states
The protesters, some of them armed, gathered overnight in the wake of the president’s baseless claims of election fraud.
Trump backers demand that Michigan vote centre ‘stop the count’
Protests by Trump supporters took place in multiple locations, whereas other marchers demanded every vote must be counted.
'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House
Scattered protests also took place from Seattle to New York City, but across the US there were no signs of widespread unrest.
Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling
Krakow, Wroclaw, Szczecin and Lodz have all seen protests.
Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says
A court ruling last week, when published, will rule out abortions in almost all cases in Poland.
Strikes in Belarus as protests against president continue
There have been protests in Belarus since early August.
Protesters demand resignation of Belarus leader amid threat of strikes
More than 200,000 people swarmed the streets of the country’s capital, Minsk.
Nigeria’s president blames ‘hooliganism’ for deaths of civilians
An official toll says 51 civilians, 11 policemen and seven soldiers have been killed during unrest linked to protests about police abuse.
Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling
The Constitutional Court ruling severely restricts access to abortion in Poland.
Nigeria’s president addresses nation on unrest but doesn't mention protesters’ deaths
Nigeria has been gripped by protests against police brutality.
Nigeria security forces fire on protesters as curfew imposed amid widespread demonstrations
Defiant protesters at the scene had sung the national anthem and pledged to remain out on the streets despite the stay-at-home order.
Tens of thousands march in Belarus despite police threat to open fire
More than 100 people have been detained by Belarusian police as thousands protest.
Hundreds march in Lebanon to mark year of protests
The protesters held a candelit vigil in Beirut at the site of the port explosion in August.
Thailand’s prime minister refuses to quit in face of mass protests amid state of emergency
The emergency was declared in the capital following months of protests.
Emergency decree bans gatherings of four or more as pro-democracy protests escalate in Thailand
In a rare move, protests in Thailand have also targeted the monarchy in recent days.
Hong Kong police arrest 60 for protesting on Chinese holiday
A heavy police presence outnumbered protesters at the scene.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tens of thousands rally in Belarus amid mass arrests
“I came out for freedom,” one protester said today in Minsk.
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.
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.
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.