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# Protests

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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.
Liquidator withdraws negotiated deal after Debenhams workers occupy stores in Dublin and Cork
Workers at Henry Street store were arrested this morning.
Belarus opposition figure Maria Kolesnikova 'kidnapped'
Hundreds of people were detained by police after weekend protests.
Ninety protesters arrested in Hong Kong over demonstrations against delayed election
Hong Kong elections were due to have taken place today but were postponed for a year by the authorities.
'England til I die': Nine arrested as police clash with anti-migrant protesters in Dover
Demonstrators who welcome migrants also rallied in the town.
Seventy two arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade newspaper printers
The action was condemned by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
City of Portland becomes focal point as it reaches 100 consecutive nights of protests
The demonstrations started in late May after the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Mandate says Debenhams deal close after months of protests while liquidator says 'progress being made'
Debenhams workers have been protesting for a number of months for a fair redundancy settlement.
Prime suspect in fatal shooting of man during pro-Trump protest is shot dead by police
Officials say Michael Reinoehl brandished a gun as a federal taskforce attempted to arrest him.
Several arrests at Extinction Rebellion protests in London
Thousands of campaigners descended on Parliament Square this afternoon.
Trump refuses to condemn killing of two protesters by 17-year-old in Kenosha
Three people were shot during the protest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Strike leader detained in Belarus as crackdown continues
The arrest is part of an effort to stifle weeks of protests demanding the resignation of Alexander Lukashenko.
Democrats accuse Trump of inflaming racial tensions in Portland
The city has been the site of daily protests for months.
German government condemns 'unacceptable' attempt by far-right groups to storm Reichstag
Late last night, several hundred protesters broke through barriers and a police cordon to climb the steps leading to the entrance to the Reichstag.
One dead in Portland shooting after demonstrators clash
The death follows another night of unrest in the city.
Teenager charged over fatal shootings amid US protests against racial inequality
Kyle Rittenhouse allegedly went to Kenosha from nearby Antioch, Illinois and went on a shooting rampage.
Belarus detains more people as protests demanding leader’s resignation continue
The renewed crackdown on protesters comes as authorities crank up pressure on the opposition, jailing several activists.
Jacob Blake: Father says son shot 'eight times' by police is 'paralysed from the waist down'
Protests broke out in the city of Kenosha after 29-year-old Jacob Blake was shot.
Protests erupt in Wisconsin after US police shoot black man in back
The man was airlifted to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee and was in serious condition.
Tens of thousands take to the streets in Belarus demanding the resignation of the president
Officials warned Belarusians not to participate in “illegal demonstrations”.
Four men arrested in relation to ongoing protests in Dublin
Investigations are ongoing.
'There will be no new election until you kill me': Lukashenko is defiant as EU leaders to discuss next steps
Lukashenko tried to rally support today but was met with workers chanting at him to “go away”.
Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko rejects election rerun on seventh day of protests
Lukashenko said earlier that he has support from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Thousands continue protests in Belarus as president discusses unrest with Vladimir Putin
Crowds gathered in Minsk to honour a protester who died during this week’s crackdown.
Lebanon's parliament approves two-week state of emergency in Beirut
Dozens of demonstrators shouted as lawmakers arrived at parliament to ratify the emergency measure.
700 more people detained in Belarus as Lukashenko calls protesters 'sheep'
More than 6,700 people have been detained following protests over a disputed election.
Explainer: Why protests have erupted in Belarus against Europe's 'last dictator'
Alexander Lukashenko just won another presidential election, although the opposition has said it was rigged.
Police and protesters clash amid accusations of rigged Belarus presidential vote
Opposition candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya rejected the results of the exit poll.
Fire breaks out at courthouse in California during tense late night protests
Demonstrators broke windows, spray-painted graffiti, set off fireworks and pointed lasers at officers, police said
Tense Portland standoff with US federal police continues after mayor tear-gassed
Mayor Ted Wheeler was gassed while leading a protest against the presence of federal agents.
Police converge on Seattle’s protest zone after mayor orders clearance
Two people have been killed and three others seriously injured since protests started on 8 June.
Glasses and bottles thrown at police in violent clash between police and football fans in Liverpool
Two officers needed medical treatment for injuries to their backs after bottles were thrown at them.
Protesters attempt to pull down statue of former US president near White House
Police used pepper spray to move protesters out of Lafayette Square, where the Andrew Jackson statue is located.
Atlanta police officer sacked after fatal shooting of black man
Rayshard Brooks was running away when he was shot by a police officer.